2018 NPSA MIDDLE SCHOOL TRY-OUTS 7TH & 8TH MARCH 11TH / TIME & LOCATION COMING SOON
2018 NPSA HIGH SCHOOL TRY-OUTS 9TH-11TH MARCH 18TH / TIME & LOCATION COMING SOON
It is that time of year to begin thinking of the upcoming NPSA basketball season. We would like to give you an update and calendar of events for 2018.
The Board of Directors have made a number of changes and improvements to increase the value and experience for you and your daughters. We have recognized the need to continuously assess the program and learn from our mistakes. Below you will find a number of updates:
Northern Pride Sports Academy is officially a 501c3 non-profit. If you would like help make a difference in youth basketball in Northern Michigan and support NPSA by becoming a sponsor, please feel free to contact either Chris Bies, Paul Koepke or Trevis Gillow.
Uniforms will NOT change this year.
Paul Koepke will be acting as Director of Basketball to focus on exposure and recognition of our NPSA girls to coaches etc
Website in process of being overhauled for ease of use.
NPSA has hired Administration Assistant to help in organizing our program, handle hotels and travel, payments, website organization and general assistance.
Tournament schedule will be much improved over last year. Focusing primarily on tournaments that better serve our girls from a competitive and exposure standpoint. Five tournaments assured. Tentative schedule to follow.
To be more competitive and provide a higher quality experience for our girls will be limiting our program to the following teams for 2018 will be:
(1) 7th Grade Team
(1) 8th grade team
(1) 9th grade team
(1) 10th grade team
(1) 11th grade team (blue – Exposure schedule )
(1) 11th grade team (gold- Exposure schedule)
***NEW: If your daughter has the ability, she will have the opportunity to play up***
The staff of coaches will be:
Larry Brown (Elite)
Barry Salter (8th grade)
Tryouts are scheduled for: * for Middle School (7th and 8th grade) - Time and place TO BE DETERMINDED * for ALL High School teams - Time and place TO BE DETERMINDED