ABOUT PATRIOT BASKETBALL PROGRAM A volunteer-run program designed to challenge homeschool athletes to grow in their spiritual walk, self discipline, leadership, sportsmanship, and teamwork. Also, develop a camaraderie among teammates and a love for the game. We strive to share the love of Christ toward others.
TRY-OUTS/REGISTRATION REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Next year's fall try-outs will be announced May 1st. Tryouts and registration opens May 1st each year and closes August 15th.
CONDITIONING In order to prepare for the upcoming season, we strongly advise to begin conditioning in early summer. Dribbling, shooting, and running in advance will prepare for practices and games.
PRACTICES Three times per week located at Hickory Valley Church and other local gym facilities.
GAMES Local and out of town games during the months of November to February.
EXPECTATIONS OF ATHLETE
You are expected to attend every practice and game.
Be on time and prepared to begin at scheduled time.
Wear the proper uniform and gear.
Be respectful to your coaches, teammates, managers and referees.
Follow all instructions from your coaches.
Always be a good sport.
AGES BRACKET Rising 9th - 12th grade boys. You must still be 18 yrs old by August 1st during your Senior year.
COST Approx. $700 per player. This non-refundable team fee covers the cost of uniforms, gym rental, referees, and year-end celebration. Athlete provides shoes. Fee is not due at time of registration, dependant upon try-outs. (No cash accepted.)
COMMUNICATION Registration and communication throughout the season will be via Teamsnap. All families are required to download and utilize the Teamsnap app.
WORD TO PARENTS This best thing you can do as a parent is be their biggest fan and encourager no matter their skill level. Encourage your child to get plenty of rest, water, and food during the season.