Junior Basketball – Winter Programs

Junior Basketball – Winter Programs2018-12-10T19:58:09+00:00

Fall Session II is currently underway!

Beginner’s Academy ends December 18th.

Elite Academy ends December 22nd (No practice Thanksgiving)

League ends December 17th.

BEGINNER’s Academy

WHEN: Tuesdays, January 8th – February 26th(8 sessions)

TIMES: K-2nd (4-5PM). 2nd-4th (5-6PM);

**2nd Graders attending the 5P class must be able to reach a 10-foot hoop.**

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

GRADES: K-4

COST: $139 ($109 before 12/14)

ACADEMY DESCRIPTION: Our program is designed to develop basic fundamentals and an understanding of the game.  Skills to be demonstrated include:  ball handling, shooting form, triple threat, balance, follow through, team work and proper release.

ACADEMY OVERVIEW: Coach Bailey will help each player create a solid basketball foundation while also giving everyone areas to work on at home. Course will include skills, drills, and scrimmages. There will be 8 sessions in total.

Meet the coach…

Malcolm Bailey has worked the last 20 years coaching youth teams with players ranging from age 5 to 18 years old.  He is a coach, former college player, and a 15-year licensed basketball referee who is well acquainted with the general practices, principles, and philosophical aspects of youth programs. Malcolm loves the game of basketball and has a passion to improve the quality of life for youth through sports and academics to develop the total athlete.

ELITE Academy

WHEN: Thursdays, January 3rd – February 21st

TIMES: 4:30-6PM

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate/ELITE

GRADES: 2-4

Cost: $159 ($129 before 12/14)

CLINIC DESCRIPTION: Junior Basketball ELITE aims to provide a challenging environment for juniors. This is not a beginner level course. Players must have some foundation in dribbling and shooting and be able to shoot on a 10 foot hoop. Instructed by Brett Stinchfield, Coach Stinchfield will focus on improving ball handling, basketball IQ, defense, and shooting.

Meet the coach…

Coach Stinchfield has been coaching AAU for Starland for 2 years. He played at East Bridgewater High School and has a degree in Sport Management from UMass-Amherst. While at UMass, he was a student manager for the UMass Men’s Basketball team where he worked closely with the head coaches helping shape his coaching style he uses today. He is currently the Freshmen Basketball Coach at Marshfield High School.

League

WHEN: Mondays, January 7th- February 25th

TIMES: 5:00PM (1st/2nd); 6:00PM (3rd/4th)

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner/Intermediate

GRADES: K-4

Cost: $129 ($99 before 12/14)

LEAGUE DESCRIPTION: The Junior Basketball League aims to create a competitive atmosphere to learn the game of basketball. Games will be 5 v 5 and will be instructed by one of our coaches/officials. All games will be played on Monday nights and will be played on hoops with height adjustments based on player’s ability levels. The 5:00 session will be played p 8.5 foot hoops. The 6:00 session will be played on regulation 10-foot hoops.

LEAGUE OVERVIEW: Our coach/official will make sure each player learns and understands the game of basketball and understands the concept of teamwork. Please note that coaches will not focus on individual skill development. There will be 8 games total.

Register for the league and academy (Elite or Beginner’s) for $199 ($169 before 12/14)!

Questions? Contact Brett Stinchfield at 781-996-3053 x.114 or email brett@starlandsports.com.

**Please create an account when redirected for registration.  This only needs to be done one time for all future registrations**

Register here!