At Hoops School, our Mission is to: REACH, TEACH, COACH and CHANGE LIVES of boys and girls, ages 6 to 15 years old. We inspire kids to ‘become the best they are capable of becoming’ to the glory of God on and off the court. Kids have fun while learning sound principles of the great game we call BASKETBALL. Coach Heidi coaches with vigor and knowledge from her 30+ years as a coach and player.

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Coach Heidi


Heidi Burge Horton

Former Collegiate, USA Basketball Team Player, WNBA Player for the LA Sparks and Washington D.C. Mystics 1989-2000 and Coach.

Currently President and Head Coach of Hoops-School, a premier Youth Basketball Training organization in West Houston (2000 to present).

Until 2008, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records with twin sister Heather, as tallest female identical twins in the world.

Currently resides in Houston where she is an Orthopedic Massage and Physio-Therapist.

Directs and Coaches Basketball clinics for boys and girls through 

Until 2009, operated her own Non-Profit Organization, Heidi’s Hoops for Hope, to benefit inner city and less fortunate schools with free basketball camps (’99-’09).

Is the subject of the Disney cable movie Double Teamed, based on her and her twin’s life story (2002).

Speaks 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Greek and Hungarian.

Played Professional Basketball for the LA Sparks and Washington Mystics WNBA teams (1997-’99).

Played Professional Basketball overseas for 7 seasons

Graduated from the University of Virginia in 1993 with Bachelors degrees in Spanish and Rhetoric and Communication Studies (Liberal Arts).

Appeared in 3 NCAA Division I Final Four Championships (1990, 1991, 1992).

Led the Virginia Cavaliers to 3 ACC Championship Titles (1990, 1991, 1993).

Was an GTE Academic All-American in college.

Was a National Honor Society (NHS) and California Scholarship Federation (CSF) member in High School.

Builds strong basketball skills and good character in kids.

Is a powerful motivational and educational speaker.

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Phone: (713) 927-3371

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