500 S. McQueen Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
In its 12th year of existence the camp is expecting over 200 participants that range from K - 12 grades. It is led by Mesquite High School Girls Coach Candice Gonzales who is a Gilbert,Arizona resident. She attended Gilbert High School where she won 2 state championship titles. She earned first team all region honors her junior year and second all region honors her senior year. She was also chosen to be part of the All-East Valley team both her junior and senior years.
From there Coach Gonzales accepted a JUCO basketball scholarship to play at Grayson County College in Texas. After being away from home for two years she decided it was time to come back home where she attended Grand Canyon University on a basketball scholarship. During her junior year of basketball she was named California Collegiate Athletic Association Second Team All-Conference. Her senior year she was named CCAA First Team All-Conference and CCAA Player of the Year.
At GCU Coach Gonzales was #1 in the record book in career scoring average and total points scored. After college, Coach Gonzales had the opportunity to try out with the Phoenix Mercury and the Utah Starz. She started her high school coaching career at Gilbert High School as an assistant JV coach. She then came to Mesquite and started the basketball program there. Coach Gonzales just finished her 12th season as the head coach at MHS.