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Private basketball lessons are available for youth and adults with Lodge Instructor, Thad Strobach. Thad started the Women's basketball program at St. Louis University and in four years his teams were 43 -11. In 1973 he took over the Head Coaching position at Visitation Academy. There he won 485 games and 5 State Championships. This phenomenal record included 43 straight wins, 15 District Titles, 9 State Championship appearances and one semi-final appearance. He later moved to Kirkwood High School where his girls teams won 80 more games. In 2004 he was elected to the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame! He has organized basketball camps and clinics for over 25 years. If you are interested, please complete this form and call 314.835.6166 to purchase the lessons. Lessons must be paid
for in advance of the first lesson. We will then contact you to set up specific lesson times with the instructor.

Call 314.835.6166 to register for lessons or email Corey Newgent.
Lesson Details Coach Thad Strobach           
  • Minimum: One participant                                
  • Maximum: Four participants
  • Ages: All ages                
  • Instructor: Thad Strobach
  • Location: The Lodge, Gymnasium
  • Session Length: One hour
  • Session Scheduling: Based on instructor and student availability

Member/Resident Cost
$45: Single lesson, 1 Person
$55: Single lesson, 2 Persons
$65: Single lesson, 3 Persons
$75: Single lesson, 4 Persons

$144: Four lessons, 1 Person
$154: Four lessons, 2 Persons
$164: Four lessons, 3 Persons
$174: Four lessons, 4 Persons

$270: Eight lessons, 1 Person
$280: Eight lessons, 2 Persons
$290: Eight lessons, 3 Persons
$300: Eight lessons, 4 Persons

Non-Resident Cost
$50: Single lesson, 1 Person
$60: Single lesson, 2 Persons
$70: Single lesson, 3 Persons
$80: Single lesson, 4 Persons

$158: Four lessons, 1 Person
$168: Four lessons, 2 Persons
$178: Four lessons, 3 Persons
$188: Four lessons, 4 Persons

$297: Eight lessons, 1 Person
$307: Eight lessons, 2 Persons
$317: Eight lessons, 3 Persons
$327: Eight lessons, 4 Persons