SPRING 2018 TRYOUT DATES ANNOUNCED…
|AGE/TEAM||GRADE||TRYOUT #1||TIME||TRYOUT #2||TIME|
|10U||4th Grade||Wednesday, February 7||6-7PM||Wednesday, February 14||6-7PM|
|11U||5th Grade||Wednesday, February 7||7-8PM||Wednesday, February 14||7-8PM
|12U||6th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||6-7PM||Wednesday, January 31||6-7PM|
|13U||7th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||7-8PM||Wednesday, January 31||7-8PM|
|14U||8th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||8-9PM||Wednesday, January 31||8-9PM|
|15U||9th Grade||Monday, March 5||6-7:30PM||Wednesday, March 7||6-7:30PM|
|16U||10th Grade||Monday, March 5||7:30-9PM||Wednesday, March 7||7:30-9PM|
|17U||11th Grade||Monday, March 5||7:30-9PM||Wednesday, March 7||7:30-9PM|
|AGE/TEAM||GRADE||TRYOUT #1||TIME||TRYOUT #2||TIME|
|9U||4th Grade||Wednesday, February 7||6-7PM||Wednesday, February 14||6-7PM|
|10U||5th Grade||Wednesday, February 7||7-8PM||Wednesday, February 14||7-8PM
|11U||6th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||6-7PM||Wednesday, January 31||6-7PM|
|12U||7th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||7-8PM||Wednesday, January 31||7-8PM|
|13U||8th Grade||Wednesday, January 24||8-9PM||Wednesday, January 31||8-9PM|
|14U||9th Grade||Monday, March 5||6-7:30PM||Wednesday, March 7||6-7:30PM|
|15U||10th Grade||Monday, March 5||7:30-9PM||Wednesday, March 7||7:30-9PM|
|16U||11th Grade||Monday, March 5||7:30-9PM||Wednesday, March 7||7:30-9PM|
All tryouts will be held at 645 Washington Street in Hanover, MA 02339. All interested players must register below before tryouts.
Most of our coaches have experience coaching/playing at either the college or high school level. Below are the mandates, priorities, and responsibilities of each of our coaches with his or her team and they are in a very specific order…
- Develop individual skills.
- Develop great teammates.
- Coach to inspire enjoyment of the game.
- Coach to be basketball players, not robots.
- Once 1-4 are met, we coach to WIN the game.
At Starland Supernova AAU, we aim to provide a fun and safe environment for youth to play basketball. Our program is based around the quality of our coaches, most of which have High School and / or College coaching experience. Our coaches focus on helping our players improve their individual skill sets with in the framework of the building a true team concept.
We’re extremely happy to announce a partnership with Cape Cod Bulls AAU to take both programs to the next level. With superior coaching and a focus on skill development, Starland Supernova and Cape Cod Bulls AAU will look to develop all levels of player from beginner to Division I scholarship athletes!
Benefits of Becoming a Member of Supernova Nation
- Weekly skills nights run by our varsity and sub-varsity coaches
- Discounts on all camps and programs
- Starland Night- on this night we will open the park up to all players and coaches at no additional cost
- 50% off our drop in basketball rate
- $5 off any value package at Starland at any time during the season
- Discounts and players only promotions at the Draft on 53 Grill
- Discounts on birthday parties and events
- More benefits will be available as the season progresses
Cost to play AAU in the Spring
Price range varies depending on several factors like number of events played as a team, uniform upgrade options, team training etc… You can expect to pay anywhere from $650 to $900 for the Spring season. This includes tournament entries, uniform, weekly skill sessions and 2 practices per week starting in March and running through mid June. Once the tryout completes for your age group, if selected to a team, your designated coach will give you more info regarding price. At that point, you will be asked to make a decision about playing with our program.
Tournament Selection in the Spring
Coaches are given a list of events on any given weekend to choose where they want to play. Most events are within a 1 hour drive of Starland Sportsplex. In the Spring, you can expect to play in 6-9 events over the course of 15 weeks starting in April and running through middle of June.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call or email: 781 996 3053 ex 112 or email our director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaching Bios (more to come…)
Brian Greenwood has been playing, teaching and coaching basketball for over 20 years. He had a successful playing career playing basketball in high school, college and in Ireland. For the past several years Brian has been coaching town travel and AAU basketball at the youth, middle and high school levels. He is also an instructor for Breakthrough Basketball at their Boston Camps. An avid student of today’s game, Brian is an expert at teaching the fundamentals of basketball, footwork and developing players’ skills and confidence.
Chris Falco- Former coach at Arch Bishop Williams
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 Plymouth South High School.
Overseeing our AAU Basketball will be Cape Cod Bulls AAU director Heath “Noopy” Texeira:
Coach Noopy’s basketball career spans over 30 years in a variety of roles including player, scout, recruitment,
player development, trainer, management, assistant and head coaching. Whether K-12, travel leagues, AAU,
college, clinics, combines, professional (PBL, NBL & ABA), or international basketball, the goal of developing
athletes to work to their full potential both on and off the court are his priorities. In his efforts with young
athletes, together they work to improve skills, deepen understanding of the game, and to set clear goals. Noopy
conveys the principles of being part of a team, representing an organization and carrying themselves as athletes.