CBA U11 Girls Program Information


Jan. 16, 2020

CBA U11 GIRLS TRYOUTS

MONDAY JANUARY 27 7:00PM-8:30PM

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29 7:00PM-8:30PM

BORN 2008/2009/2010

Calgary Basketball Academy is proud to enter their 10th year of Club Basketball this Spring.  At CBA we prides ourselves on our level of coaches.  With over 30 coaches certified through Canada Basketball, we continue to add one of the best values available in the Calgary community.

If your daughter has a desire to continue to work on her basketball development while learning teamwork, compete and life skills, we hope you consider CBA as an option this Spring. 

Head Coach and director of the CBA U11 program is Coach Mike Shaw.  Mike is the General Manager of Calgary Minor Basketball Association (CMBA) and is the head technical director for the largest basketball organization in Western Canada.

Mike’s resume working with kids spans over 20 years and has been with CBA for the past 7 years.  Coach Mike is in high demand as a coach and we are blessed to have him working with our youngest and most important age group when it comes to development.

CBA primary focus for players at the U11 level is for all players to continue to love the game and to achieve their learning outcomes.  We follow the Canada Basketball curriculum that will translate to teams all the way to the University level.

Calgary Basketball Academy we focus on the development of youth basketball.  Some of our coaches include current Alberta Basketball coaches, Division 1 High School coaches, University coaches and Collage Coaches.  We put together a plan from the U11 age thru to High School for your daughter to reach any potential goals she may have, all the time not losing focus of friendship, a sense of belonging, skill development and of course the love of the game.

Below is an overview of what the season looks like for your family in the Spring for 2020.

Coaching

Mike Shaw

  • U11 CBA Girls Director
  • Technical Director of CMBA
  • Canada Basketball Certified
  • 20 Years of Coaching Youth
  • 7 Years with CBA

Marnie Garner

  • 3 Years coaching with CBA
  • 4th Year University Player and Team Captain at Mount Royal University
  • 5 Year player of CBA as a player and CBA Graduate

Practice & Gym Locations

  • Tuesday and Thursday evening practices from 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • Practices located at Rundle Academy and/or Calgary Christian School
  • 24 Team Practices plus 6 Skill Development Sessions

Games

  • Our U11 teams will play in the CMBA Spring league which consists of 3 weekends taking place in April, May & June

Format

  • In the past we have welcomed all players at the U11 age that have played basketball before weather that in camps, school or CMBA. We will create teams consisting of 8-10 players.  If the skill level of our top 8-10 players warrants it, we will move them to a higher division where they will play at the U13 level.  This is typically for the Grade 5 players who need to make the adjustment to the higher nets and bigger ball.  The U11 Director makes this decision once the teams are made.

Gear

  • Each player will receive $130.00 clothing package which includes a Nike Reversible for practice, Nike warm up shirt and a Nike Hoodie/Sweater

Cost

  • Cost for the 2020 Spring Season is $625.00 + GST

 

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