About Us

a few words about us

Over a decade of proven improvement for youth basketball in skills, confidence, performance and achievement

GameTymers was founded in 2003 and is a year-round program focused in training and developing competitive student athletes. Our goal is to offer a program for boys and girls ages 8-17 residing in the San Fernando Valley to achieve excellence in the game of basketball. We offer basketball skill development, sports performance training, exceptional coaching, and competitive experiences, giving our players the best opportunity to reach their basketball goals. Dedication, respect, discipline, leadership, and teamwork are important components of our philosophy.

GameTymers is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and provides financial assistance to players who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in a structured athletic youth organization.

Mission Statement:

GameTymers' mission is to enable youth boys and girls to participate in the game of basketball in a safe and character-building environment. GameTymers promotes the teaching of basketball fundamentals and high-caliber basketball play through skills clinics, camps, league play, tournament play, and private training. We continue to demonstrate our ability to train and develop our players using proper fundamentals as well as the latest offensive and defensive drills and techniques.

Long Term Goals:

To provide a positive “Team First” experience
To develop confidence, character, and commitment in student-athletes
To compete successfully at all levels
To support student-athletes who seek to play high school basketball or beyond

Coaches:

GameTymers has highly skilled coaches with extensive experience teaching and training basketball at all levels. All of our coaches understand the process of building teams, promoting player development and have a strong sense of fundamentals in the game of basketball. Our practice and game coaching are consistently reinforced by solid instruction that will help our players reach the next level.

Coach Colin Jamerson

Founder/Director/Coach
E-mail: colin@gametymers.com

what we offer

1

Meting the Needs of every Kid

At GameTymers, we provide a fun, safe, and healthy game for all kids. This includes kids who play for fun, and kids who want to play and compete at the highest level.

2

Positive Team Environment

Every child is guaranteed playing time and the game is taught in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.

3

Long-Term Player Development

Develop the player's appreciation of the game, help each player reach their full potential and be prepared to move to the next stage of development.

Founder and Head Coach

Well-known in Southern California’s hoops circles as the founder and operator of youth basketball’s GameTymers, Jamerson has also served in coaching positions at Yeshiva High School, Taft High School and as a Head Coach at Sierra Canyon High School, Shalhevet High School and Calabasas High School.

He founded the GameTymers organization in 2003, where he has coached thousands of youth throughout Southern California and has been instrumental in their preparation for high school play and college recruitment.

Coaching Career

Calabasas High School: 2016 – 2017 Head Coach

20 wins – 10 losses in 1 year
Marmonte League Champions: 2017

Shalhevet High School: 2010 – 2015 Head Coach

92 wins – 26 losses in 5 years
Mulholland League Champions: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

CIF Championship Appearance: 2013

CIF State Appearance: 2013

Sarachek Champions: 2013

Sierra Canyon High School: 2008 – 2010 Head Coach

42 wins – 19 losses in 2 years
Delphic League Champions: 2010

CIF Championship Appearance: 2010

CIF State Appearance: 2010

Basketball Career

Shooting Guard/Small Forward at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia: 2000 - 2002

2x All SIAC Conference First Team Selection: 2001, 2002

SIAC Conference Champions: 2002