Create a safe, welcoming environment where players can learn the fundamentals of basketball while also playing in a team setting! Players on every team will receive equal playing time in practice & games. Zone defense will not be allowed which will allow players to focus more on development which is important at this stage! Our volunteers will be trained to focus on every student's development and well being rather than the wins and losses. We believe basketball is a sport that can teach life lessons so we also incorporate education, sportsmanship/ leadership, character development, violence prevention & conflict resolution into this program! Throughout the season students will have access to programs at Community Level Up Inc (322 State St, New London CT) and they also will receive different enrichment at practice & games.
Every player will go through a pre draft workout! The workout will take place the week after Thanksgiving! After workout every player will be placed on team then notified by coach with practice days and times. Players will practice 1 time per weekday for 1hr between 5:30pm-8:30pm.
Players will play one game per weekend on Saturday or Sunday. Schedule will be released December 2021.