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YAC Basketball News 2017 / 2018
09/13/2017
YAC TRAVEL BASKETBALL TRYOUTS - 2017 / 2018 YAC Online Registration...
About YAC Basketball
09/12/2017
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YAC Basketball News 2017 / 2018

YAC TRAVEL BASKETBALL TRYOUTS - 2017 / 2018

YAC Online Registration for the 2017 / 2018 Boys Travel Basketball Season tryouts is open (go to the Register Online menu link on the left side menu) 

Tryouts (two per age group) will be held over the next few weeks and will be posted shortly - tentatively scheduled for the first week of October

YAC Boys Travel Basketball Coach Applications are being accepted online (see link on the left side menu)

The YAC sponsors Travel Basketball Teams in addition to the In-House Program, for boys in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades.  Each team is enrolled in the Tri-County Basketball League (TCBL) with the option of also participating in the Brewster Tri-State Basketball Super League or the House of Sports Basketball Super League.  

Teams play regular season games from November through March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments during the season, as well as year-end playoffs based on performance.

Participants in the Travel Program may opt to play in the In-House Program as well to further develop their skills and knowledge of the game.

In the past, the cost per player has been between $325 - $425.  This includes gym time, referees and league participation fees.

There will be two tryouts for each grade level.  We encourage players to try to make it to both tryouts, but players only need to attend one tryout to be considered for the team.

We expect to have one travel team each for 4th and 5th grades, and two travel teams each for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades depending on the number of players, enough coaches, and our available gym space.

YAC INHOUSE BASKETBALL - 2017 / 2018

YAC Online Registration for the 2017 / 2018 Boys Inhouse Basketball Season (grades 2 through 12) is open.

Go to the Register Online menu link on the left side menu of this page  

Yorktown High School students interested in coaching an inhouse 5th / 6th grade or 7th / 8th grade team should fill out an online application in the left side menu under - Inhouse Basketball Coaching Application YHS Students 2017 

 


by j r posted 09/13/2017
About YAC Basketball

The YAC Basketball Program has over 600 players participating in grades 2 through 12 in Yorktown Heights, NY.

 

Players are introduced to basketball through the Pee Wee Division for 2nd graders.   The players participate in a clinic like environment and scrimmage at the end of each session.

 

3rd and 4th graders play in the Bantam Division.  They practice one night a week and play one game a week on Saturdays.  The games are played with smaller basketballs (28.5") on regulation 10 ft. rims.    

 

The Junior (5th - 6th Grade) and Senior (7th - 8th Grade) Divisions are comprised of 12 to 16 teams with 10 players per team.  These divisions have player evaluations as well as a player draft that is usually conducted in late October or early November. Practices are held one weeknight each week and games are played once a week on Saturdays.  Standings are kept and there are playoffs at the end of the year.

 

The High School Division is for players in grades 9 through 12. There is one  game a week played on Sunday afternoon or evening and no practices. 
 

 

The YAC also sponsors Travel Basketball teams for Grades 4 through 8.  Teams play in the Tri-County Basketball League (TCBL) and / or Tri-State Basketball Super League (TSBSL) at the Brewster Sports Center and play regular season games from November through March.  Teams also participate in tournaments during the season, as well as year-end playoffs.  Playing time on travel teams is up to each team's coach and playing time is not guaranteed to each player. 


by j r posted 09/12/2017
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