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COACHES NEEDED

Preparation for the Winter basketball season is underway.  To make this season successful, we need many volunteers like YOU.  At present, we have an immediate need for volunteer coaches in these divisions:

 

B3      NEED 4

 

B4      NEED 2

 

B5      NEED 8

 

B6      NEED 4

 

B7      NEED 6

 

B8      NEED 7

 

B10    NEED 5

 

B11    NEED 2

 

G4/5    NEED 3

 

G6/8   NEED 3

 

When we do not have enough volunteer coaches, we are forced to turn waitlisted players away.  Our goal is to give every child who wants to play basketball the opportunity to do so.   We are asking you to consider coaching a team in your child’s division.  Coaches receive a $50 discount off the cost of their child’s registration. 

 

If you are (or someone you know is) interested in coaching a team this winter, please complete the Coach's application using the following link: 

 

http://www.gainesvillebasketball.org/Registration/Default.asp?n=&org=gainesvillebasketball.org&cat=Coach

Note: We can accept your child from the waitlist immediately if you fill a coaching vacancy in your child’s division.  You should register as a coach first, add your child to the waitlist, then send an email to admingainesvillebasketball.org.

 

Thank you to all coaches and players that have signed up so far. 

 

 

GBA

 

 


by posted 10/08/2021
Winter Registration

Online player registration for the 2021-22 Winter Basketball season ended on September 30.  You may add your child to the waitlist and we will contact you if an opening becomes available.

Registration is open to all players interested in playing Recreational & Travel Basketball.

Our Recreational League is for Boys and Girls in the 2nd-12th grades.  Practices start the week after Thanksgiving, and games begin in early January.  The Rec season will end by mid-March. 

Our Travel League (Gainesville Travel) is for players in the 5th-8th grades (4th graders can tryout to play up).  Travel Tryouts will begin in early October.  Travel practices start in mid-October and games begin in mid-November.  Players who do not make a Travel team will automatically be placed in the corresponding Rec division.

GBA has been in existence for over 29 years and we have over 2,000 families in our Recreation and Travel divisions.  Wonderful volunteers keep our organization running!  We are always looking for great coaches to help mold our players into great basketball athletes.  We will need about 175 volunteer Rec coaches this winter season. Coaches will have some flexibility in choosing their practice night, time, and location.  If you are interested in coaching Rec basketball this winter, please be sure to sign up as a coach during the open registration period. 

 

Key Dates for the upcoming 2021-22 school year /basketball season: 

 

August 1, 2021 - Accepting applications for Travel Coaches

September 1, 2021 - GBA accepting applications for Winter Rec Coaches

September 1-30, 2021 – Open registration for all Recreational and Travel programs.  (We sell out fast, so save the date!) 

October 12-15, 2021 - Travel Tryouts SCHEDULE 

October 21, 2021 - Travel Parent Meeting/Uniform Fitting

October 24, 2021 - Rec Coach Meeting

October 25-28, 2021 - Rec Player assessments

After Thanksgiving 2021 - Rec League begins

December 4th and December 11th - Rec Uniform Distribution

January 15, 2022 - Picture Day 

March 2022 – Winter Rec and Travel programs end

March 2022 - Spring/Summer Travel begins

May 2022 - Rec Summer League Registration begins

June 2022 - Rec Summer League play begins

 

For more information, please review the Recreational FAQs and Travel FAQs sections on our website.  If you have questions that are not answered there, please feel free to contact the League Administrator.

We are looking forward to the start of another great season.  Please help spread the word!

 

Thank you,

 

GBA


by posted 08/17/2021
Player Evaluation Dates

 

The dates and times for Player Assessments have been set.  Locations will be updated as soon as the county confirms our gym space.  Please note that this season, we are conducting assessments for the Girls 6-8th grade division.  

There are no make-up dates for missed evaluations. You should plan on arriving with your child anytime between 7pm and 8pm for a short player evaluation.  

We will be finalizing divisions over the next two weeks, so players on the waitlist are encouraged to ATTEND.  

 

2021-22 Rec Player Evaluation Dates

Division

Date

Location

Time

Boys 2nd Grade

Monday, October 25, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Girls 2/3rd Grade

Monday, October 25, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Boys 3rd Grade

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Girls 4/5th Grade

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Boys 4th Grade

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Girls 6-8th Grade

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

Boys 5th Grade

Thursday, October 28, 2021

TBD

7:00-9:00pm

 

Note: There are no evaluations for Boys 6th-12th grade. There are no evaluations for Girls 9th-12th grade. Draft positions in these divisions are determined using data from previous seasons.

 

Thank you,

GBA

 


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