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New Canaan Girls Travel Basketball Tryouts Start Monday!!
09/21/2018
For girls between 5th & 8th grade, travel basketball tryouts...
CT Premier AAU Girls Fall Basketball Clinics
09/10/2018
Connecticut Premier girls AAU basketball invites all girls ages 9...
Girls Basketball - YMCA Drop-In Clinics
09/06/2018
For Girl’s Ages 11-14 7:00-8:30pm @ New Canaan YMCA Gymnasium With...
Travel Basketball Tryouts - 2 weeks away for Girls & 4 for boys!
08/22/2018
  Welcome to the NCBA’s Tryout Registration for the...
 
New Canaan Girls Travel Basketball Tryouts Start Monday!!

For girls between 5th & 8th grade, travel basketball tryouts start this Monday, September 24th.

Please visit www.ncbahoops.org to pre-register for the tryouts.

The schedule is

5th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 24th & 25th: 5:30-7:00pm,  Sept 26th: 5:30-6:30pm

 

6th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 24th & 25th: 7:00-8:30pm,  Sept 26th: 6:30-7:30pm

 

7th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 26th: 7:30-9:00pm,  Sept 27th & 28th: 5:30-7:00pm

 

8th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 27th & 28th: 7:00-9:00pm

 

Any questions, please contact or  .

 

 


by posted 09/21/2018
CT Premier AAU Girls Fall Basketball Clinics

Connecticut Premier girls AAU basketball invites all girls ages 9 -18 to a seven-week fall clinic/tryout.

Clinic will be held at Staples High School in Westport - Saturdays mornings beginning September 15th and ending October 27th

- Clinic for Grades 4 - 7  are 9:00 am - 10:30 am

- Clinic for Grades 8 - 12 run 10:30 am - 12:00 noon

 

The seven-week clinic fee is $150.00

 

                               

For more information, contact:

Dave Danko  203-209-0861     OR

Steve McGillicuddy  203-394-2230   


by posted 09/10/2018
Girls Basketball - YMCA Drop-In Clinics

For Girl’s Ages 11-14

7:00-8:30pm @ New Canaan YMCA Gymnasium

With Coach Ralph Rosiclair

Every Friday in September through October

Cost: Members- $25;       Nonmembers- $35

Gain confidence and build your skills while reviewing fundamentals, work on skills, and play games to sharpen your all-around game. If you want to be a better basketball player, this program is for you!

Any questions, please direct them to Sports Director, Will Schwartzstein, at or 203.920.1652


by posted 09/06/2018
Travel Basketball Tryouts - 2 weeks away for Girls & 4 for boys!

 

Welcome to the NCBA’s Tryout Registration for the 2018-2019 Season

 

Tryouts for 5th-8th graders are scheduled for:

- Girls: week of September 24th.

- Boys: week of October 8th.

 

The following is important information for all participating players.   

 

Guidelines

  1. Complete the online registration for tryouts on or before September 22nd (Girls) and October 6th (Boys.) A valid email address is mandatory as all notifications will be sent by email.
  2. Each player must pay a $20 tryout fee.  Please pre-pay with a credit card through the online registration process. 
  3. Each player must complete an online release and medical authorization.
  4. Players must attend all tryout sessions for their grade. 
  5. Players should arrive 20 minutes early to check in. Parents should drop off/pick up players in the Saxe hallway.  If you have specific information for the coach, please inform the check-in desk.
  6. The registration fee for all selected players for the ‘18/’19 season will be $725.  Payment is due by October 22nd.

Girls Tryout Schedule (Week of September 24th)

5th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 24th & 25th: 5:30-7:00pm,  Sept 26th: 5:30-6:30pm

 

6th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 24th & 25th: 7:00-8:30pm,  Sept 26th: 6:30-7:30pm

 

7th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 26th: 7:30-9:00pm,  Sept 27th & 28th: 5:30-7:00pm

 

8th Grade

SAXE GYM: Sept 27th & 28th: 7:00-9:00pm

 

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Boys Tryout Schedule (Week of October 8th)

5th Grade

SAXE GYM: Oct 9th: 7:30-8:30pm, Oct 10th: 5:30-7:00pm, Oct 12th 7:00-8:30pm

 

6th Grade

SAXE GYM: Oct 8th: 6:30-8:00pm, Oct 10th: 7:00-8:30pm, Oct 15th 6:30-7:30pm

 

7th Grade

SAXE GYM: Oct 8th: 5:00-6:30pm, Oct 9th: 5:15-6:45pm, Oct 11th: 5:00-6:00pm

 

8th Grade

SAXE GYM: Oct 11th: 6:00-7:30pm, Oct 12th 5:00-6:00pm, Oct 15th: 5:00-6:30pm

 

Tryout Evaluation Criteria

Players trying out for the NCBA travel program will be evaluated by paid coaches that may or may not be your child's grade level coach.  Please note that final evaluations are confidential and kept solely by the coaching staff.  They will not be shared with players, parents or anyone outside of a coaching role.  Players will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Offensive skills - movement/transition, dribble/drive, pass/catch, shooting and rebounding

  • Defensive skills - movement/transition, one on one, help, deny/steal, rebounding

  • Timing drills - shuttle runs, sprints

  • Comments on general observations

Selection and Communication of Team Rosters

Team rosters will be set by each coach in conjunction with the NCBA Coaching Directors (John Winchester, NCHS Girls Varsity Head Coach and Danny Melzer, NCHS Boys Varsity Head Coach.) Rosters will be communicated via email no later than Tuesday, October 2nd (Girls) and Tuesday, October 16th (Boys.)  A mandatory parent meeting will be held after team rosters are communicated - details to follow.

 

Any questions, please contact or  .


by posted 08/22/2018
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