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The staff that will make your camp a sucess!

Coach Jody Maske
Director of The Chute Shooting Camps
Inventor of The Chute

Coach Jody Maske is the Director of The Chute Shooting Camps. Coach Maske has coached high school basketball for 24 years, his last 21 as the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Newell-Fonda High School. His numerous state tournament trips were highlighted with state runner-up finishes in 1997 and 2000. Coach Maske's teams were known for their great shooters, their uptempo style of play, and their pressure defense. The principles coach used in buildng his teams, are now the foundation for The Chute Shooting Camps. Coach Maske was inducted into The Iowa Coaches Hall of Fame in 2007.


Coach Craig Davis

Coach Davis has been with The Chute Camps for over 10 years.  Prior to those years, Craig was part of Coach Maske's Newell-Fonda H.S Staff.  Coach Davis's upbeat personality lets players know immediately that 2 things will happen at the camp:   1.  Players will learn a great deal   2.  Players (and Coach Davis) will have Fun!    Each and every player that attends will know that Coach Davis truly cares about them, both as a player and as a person.   Simply put:   Everybody LIKES Coach Davis!


Coach Chris Booth

Coach Booth is one of St. Louis area connections.   Coach Booth played Division I Basketball and grew up in the basketball crazy state of Indiana.   Coach Booth loves the game of basketball and helping kids.   Chris is high energy and by his smile you know his favorite place to be, must be in the gym!   Coach Booth has a strong attention to detail....his teaching of Shooting Technique and footwork are second to none.  This will be Coach Booth's 9th year with The Chute Shooting Camps and we feel fortunate to have him on our staff.

Coach Josh Pickett

Coach Pickett   (Mens Basketball Coach at Hannibal-LaGrange College in Missouri) is back for his 7th year with The Chute Camps.   Josh is a task master on the court.   He wants all the little things done right.... From starting camp on time to picking up water bottles and putting them where they belong.   This attention to detail carries over to his teaching of the game.    Coach Pickett understands that Shooting is all about Fundamentals!   From the Elbow in, to the role of the off-hand, players will not just shoot the ball...they will shoot the ball correctly!

Coach Marty Cotter

Coach Cotter is back with the Chute camp for his 10th year. He has been a basketball coach for 25 years. His first years were as A Junior High Coach at Northwood-Kensett. He has been the Head Boys Coach at NK for ten years. During those years he has taken his team to the State Tournament twice, winning a State Title in 2007. Coach Cotter believes solid fundamentals play a huge role in the success of his teams. He is a very upbeat coach who believes summer camps need to be focused around working on fundamentals and having fun. His camps are proven to be upbeat. He believes great shooters are made- not born and the Chute can play a BIG part in this process.

Coach Kelli Terrell

Coach Terrell is starting her 6th year with The Chute Camps.   Coach Terrell has built an impressive resume in a short period of time.  As the Head Women's Coach at NIACC  in Mason City, IA, Kelli built a program that went from a "nobody" in the JC ranks to finishing 3rd in the Nation in 2013.  Kelli then accepted the Womens position at NAIA Grand View in Des Moines.   Coach Terrell does an amazing job with our camps...she knows when to be patient and when to be demanding.   Kelli was an outstanding college player and she became that by outworking people.   That same work ethic defines her as a coach.


Deb Maske
Deb is the "Director of Basketball Operations" for The Chute Camps.  What does this mean...other than "Coaching" she does it all!   She is an amazingly organized person who is responsible for making sure all the details are taken care of before and after a camp is held.
    Chief Financial Officer
    Staff Director
    Camp Director 
    Marketing Director 
    Data Entry Director
    Transportation Director
(and a probably many other things!)

Emma Davis
Emma is a part time member of our office staff.  Emma is a sophomore at Iowa State, where she not only excels in the classroom, but also is a key member of their marching band.   In our office, Emma works closely with Deb.   The two of them do a great job keeping our camps flowing smoothly. 

Chuck Palmer
Chuck has been our webmaster from the very beginning!   He does a GREAT Job!!!    Chuck created our website and is the reason it is so easy to use.   He has done so many thing to help us out over the years, it would be impossible to list them!!!