WHO: Girl’s K – 12th grades and Boys K – 2nd grades
|Mini-Mites||K-2||Tuesday/ Thursday* (co-ed)|
|High School||8-12||Tuesday/ Thursday*|
WHAT: A typical baseketball season consists of Player and Coach Clinics, pre-season practices, an exhibition game, 8-12 regular season games, with 2 or 3 additional practices during the season, depending on the grade level.
WHEN: Mid-October – early December. Grades 3-8 play M & Th; K-2 & 9-12 play T & Th
WHERE: Basketball games are played at a variety of Bloomington Public Schools, elementary, middle and high schools.
WHY: Basketball helps kids develop coordination and team-building skills plus gives youth a solid foundation for creating an active lifestyle.
COACHING: As always we are completely dependent on you as parents to help make this sport the best it can be by volunteering your time as a head coach, assistant coach, refereeing, scorekeeper or time keeper. What better way to be involved with your children than to be a part of their team during the season. Without you we cannot run this program!
EQUIPMENT: Tennis shoes and gym shorts, BAA provides t-shirt/jerseys for each player. Coaches will have basketballs for the team to use.
REGISTRATION/ FEES: Sign Ups: August- October. Cost Broken down by level
BAA Basketball- GIRLS Level Directors
|Mini-Mites (K-2nd Co-Rec)||Deb Suhsenemail@example.com||952.884.2401|
|Cubs (3rd - 4th Grades)|
|Midgets (5th - 6th Grades)||Emily Jenkinsfirstname.lastname@example.org||612.430.3977|
|Bantams (7th - 8th Grades)||Floyd Gettyemail@example.com||612.227.7726|
|High School (9th - 12th Grades)||Floyd Gettyfirstname.lastname@example.org||612.227.7726|
BAA Basketball- GIRLS Contacts
|Basketball City Director- Girls||Deb Suhsenemail@example.com||952.884.2401|
|Equipment Director||Floyd Gettyfirstname.lastname@example.org||612.227.7726|
|Referee Coordinator||Deb Suhsenemail@example.com||952.884.2401|
WHO: boys and girls grades K – 2nd
WHAT: This is boys and girls together possibly in groups. There are no games in Mini-Mites and there will NOT be a season ending tournament. There will be “Basket Coaches” and each evening the athletes will be focused on 70 minutes of drill instruction, basic skill development, and FUN competition focused on passing, dribbling, shooting, layups, etc. Our emphasis at this level is to get the Bloomington youth ready to go to higher levels of 5 on 5 plays.
WHEN: mid-October – mid-November a total of 9 sessions. 6pm – 7:10 pm
WHERE: Poplar Bridge Elementary
WHO: 3rd – 4th Grades
WHAT: Each evening begins with a 25 minute practice followed by a game. The game has 8 segments of 4 minutes with running time the first 3 minutes and stop time the last minute. Equal rotation rule applies.
WHO: 5th – 6th Grades
WHAT: Each evening begins with a 20 minute practice followed by a game. The game has 8 segments of 5 minutes with running time the first 4 minutes and stop time the last minute. Equal rotation rule applies.
WHO: 7th – 8th Grades
WHAT: Each evening begins with a 20 minute practice followed by a game. The game has 8 segments with 5-minute running time and stop time the last two minutes of each segment. At this level the girls play with BAC (Burnsville) league and LKVL(Lakeville North and South) games are played in Bloomington with one possible on a Saturday in BAC or Bloomington.
High School Level
WHO: 9th – 12th Grades
WHAT: Each evening begins with a 20-minute practice followed by a game. The game has 8 segments with 4-minute running time and stop time the last minute of each segment. At this level the girls play with BAC (Burnsville) league. You can form your own team but not necessary.