Where hard work becomes talent. Nonprofit basketball program for tournament and league teams in San Marcos.

San Marcos Thunder

San Marcos Thunder

3rd & 4th & 5th & 6th Grade Boys

We are a competitive travel basketball team in San Marcos and we play year round in tournaments and local leagues. Our teams have 8-9 serious and committed players.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can become a San Marcos Basketball coach if you have played high school or college basketball.

However, all our coaches are volunteer basketball coaches who don't get paid. So, if you are passionate about teaching basketball, have the necessary experience, and are willing to volunteer your time to our non-profit organization, don't hesitate to contact us.

Yes, we offer basketball scholarships for players from low-income or struggling families when we have sponsorships, but you will need to provide proof of your difficult financial situation. Read more about our partial and full basketball scholarships here.

Yes, they can drop out anytime if they can't keep up with the basketball training. However, if they drop out, they can't return.

Yes, our coaches will evaluate your basketball skills upon tryouts. If you are good enough to be able to hang on the teams and practices, our coaches will let you know right away. However, after being evaluated, our coaches sometimes call you back for another tryout.

Our basketball tryouts are free - register here.

Yes, our coaches evaluate your basketball skills. Camp groups are organized on different difficulty levels. You can find out more about our basketball camps and register here.

Yes, we train hard all year round and participate in basketball tournaments all year round.

We play in basketball tournaments in Orange County, Los Angeles, Corona, Anaheim, Riverside, and San Diego, so they do not require hotel accommodations. We rarely play in tournaments out of town that require hotel accommodations.

No, participation in basketball tournaments is included in the fee. Check our pricing details here.

Yes, our non-profit basketball organization needs volunteers, coaches, and coach assistant volunteers. Please contact us if you can volunteer your time and want to support our efforts.

San Marcos Basketball has an A and a B team for each grade. The A team is usually a tournament team - they play in tournaments, local and travel tournaments. Getting into an A team is more difficult than joining the B team, as it requires more basketball skills.

The B team plays in local leagues such as Thrive SD and San Diego Sol.