2017-2018 Feeder Season Tryouts:
We are looking to have tryouts on the following dates. I know we have several boys who play other sports, but please try to make 2 of the 3 days – even if you have to show up late. Players will be evaluated based on when they are in attendance. Participation in the program last year does not guarantee a spot this year.
4th and 5th Grade
Wednesday, Oct 4th 7:00 – 8:30 Main Gym
Thursday, Oct 12th 7:00 – 8:00 Main Gym
Monday, Oct 16th 7:00 – 8:00 Main Gym
6th thru 8th Grade:
Thursday, Oct 12th 8:00 – 9:30 Main Gym
Monday, Oct 16th 7:30 – 9:00 Main Gym
Wednesday, Oct 18th 8:00 – 9:30 Main Gym
You must register on-line to participate.
We will be having our Mandatory Parent meeting in November at Palatine High School. Please make it a priority that one parent attends.
We will be covering:
-Program Philosophy (including playing time)
-Expectation of Players and Parents
Focus will be on individual skill development
Offense – Ball handling, Shooting, Footwork, Passing
Defense – Footwork, rebounding
Speed and Agility – we will spend 10-20 minutes each practice on plyometric work
Offense – We will spend a small amount of time on incorporating individual skills into game conditions utilizing team play
Defense – we will spend specific nights focusing on team defense fundamentals
Tournaments – we will look to enter 4-5 tournaments to put learning into game situations