PISTONS ACADEMY YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE - PREP LEAGUE (Grades 3, 4 and BEGINNER 5th)
The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy & team skills through competitive play. All skill levels are welcome but players should have some prior basketball experience. Players register as individuals and then participate in a live draft (see below). Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices for the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am and 6pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30pm. Coaches are Pistons Academy staff & qualified volunteers. All of our officials are certified. For more information about the league & Pistons Academy Basketball, visit www.pistonsacademy.com. Game locations: Berkshire Middle School and Birmingham Covington School; Practice locations: Berkshire Middle School and Quarton and Pierce Elementary Gyms.
$165 fee includes $15 materials fee for t-shirt, payable at the time of registration.
LEAGUE DRAFT DAY (at Groves HS)
To participate in the league, all players must be evaluated at the 2019 Pistons Academy Draft Day. This is a mandatory event where players will be evaluated and placed onto teams. Players will participate in various drills and then scrimmage in front of coaches. Draft times will include a parent meeting where league policies and procedures will be discussed.
PREP LEAGUE: (Grades 3, 4 AND BEGINNER 5TH):
Saturday, September 14, 8:30am-10am
COLLEGE LEAGUE: (Grades 5, 6 AND BEGINNER 7TH):
Saturday, September 14, 10:20am-12:10pm
PRO LEAGUE: (Grades 7, 8):
Saturday, September 14, 12:30pm-2pm
LOOKING FOR ACADEMY LEAGUE COACHES!
Are you interested in coaching a Pistons Academy Team this fall? We are always looking for qualified coaches who want to share their knowledge and passion for the game. We offer flexible scheduling for games and practices. If interested, please contact Bryan Bollin, Director, at 248-377-8305 or firstname.lastname@example.org