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American Basketball Academy Announces Aau Tyrout Schedule For Boys And Girls
The American Basketball Academy announces its 2010 season tryouts for AAU basketball for boys and girls in the Philadelphia tri-state region.
By: Glenn Boyet
The tryout schedule dates and times, by age group and gender are:
• 9/10U boys and girls — February 10 & 12, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. (Rustin)
• 11U girls — Feb. 15 & 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Church Farm School)
• 11U boys — Feb. 15 & 19, 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. (Church Farm School)
• 12/13U boys and girls — Feb. 14 & 21, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Rustin)
• 14U boys — Feb. 16 & 18, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Rustin)
• 14U girls — Feb. 13 & 14 2:00-4:
• 15U boys — Feb. 10 & 12, 9:00 – 10:30 p.m. (Rustin)
• 15U girls — Feb. 16 & 18, 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. (Rustin)
• 16U girls — Feb. 17 & 18, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Barrack)
• 16U boys — Feb. 17 & 18, 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. (Barrack)
For girls the age determination is based on a Jan. 1 birth date or after with certain grade level exceptions. For boys the age determination is based on a Sept. 15 or after birth date with certain grade level exceptions. Age calculators can be found by clicking Boys or Girls.
Players and their parents or guardians should plan on arriving at the gym for their scheduled tryout 15 minutes in advance for registration and information. The fee for trying out is $50 and if a child is not selected for the team or decides to not play for the ABA Cobras, $25 will be refunded. Payment is expected at the time of the tryout in either cash or check.
Registration for players, either before or after the tryouts, can be done through the ABA Web site at www.amercanbasketballacademy.org. The ABA Web site also provides information on club policies, procedures and anticipated costs. Additional information or answers to questions can also be obtained by calling (610) 400-8383.
The teams forming the ABA Cobras, and the first of its kind in the region to offer AAU competition for boys, will be led by highly experienced coaches throughout the region, with many having played at all levels of NCAA basketball. Tryout evaluations will be conducted by both age appropriate coaches and independent experts.
About American Basketball Academy
The mission of the ABA is to promote and support a competitive basketball experience, enhance and improve player’s skills, and create a positive environment of sportsmanship, team work, and passion for the game. Our philosophy is quite simple: Teach the fundamentals of basketball, be competitive, make it fun, and keep it fair. Headquartered in West Chester, Pa., the ABA provides an outstanding organization for boys and girls ages 9-16 seeking a challenging and rewarding basketball environment. To learn more, visit www.americanbasketballacademy.org.
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The mission of the ABA is to promote and support a competitive basketball experience, enhance and improve player’s skills, and create a positive environment of sportsmanship, team work, and passion for the game.