What others are saying.....








"I very much enjoy what you have to offer! Since becoming a member, I have observed your team and noticed exceptional characteristics among the group. I would describe them as caring, friendly, proactive, passionate and respectful." TOP Member since Nov 2009

"The Orange Planet is just what young people need right now. We need to return to the fundamentals of the game. I like the fact that TOP is committed to a grass-root approach to teaching and developing skills at the youth level. From there, their basketball experience can only become more enjoyable,” Adam Haluska, University of Iowa and second round pick for New Orleans Hornets


"The reason I made a switch to your program is simple, my son wasn't getting this type of basketball instruction anywhere." Sarah S, Urbandale 

"We were looking for a place that would do things the right way....with personal attention and a commitment to helping players grow. We found it at The Orange Planet." D. Danielson

"...It felt like we had no options. Thank you so much for giving my son a glimmer of hope and solid tools to get through his fifth grade school year. We are forever grateful." - Mary S., Des Moines

"Thanks for all  you have done with my son. I am so glad we got him training with you. He has come a long way since starting your academy." Mike B, Runnells

"You are exactly what we have been looking for!" Julie, Waukee 

"Coach Charleston, thanks for working me out, pushing me and helping me. I can't wait until the next academy." Jeremy, Altoona 

"I remember the day I started training, I was 65 lbs overweight with little or no self-esteem. I became motivated to excel and believed that I didn't have to be this way..." Roger, Des Moines