PISTONS ACADEMY YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE - PREP LEAGUE (Grades 3, 4 and BEGINNER 5th)
Players register as individuals and are placed on teams through a draft. Friend requests are taken but are not guaranteed. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of six games and three practices during the season. Games are Friday evenings and Saturdays. Practice days are Thursday evenings or Saturdays before their game. All officials are certified through MHSAA. All players must attend the combine and the draft (details below). For more information about the league, visit pistonsacademy.com
Game locations: Berkshire Middle School and Birmingham Covington School;
Practice locations: Berkshire Middle School, Pierce and Quarton Elementary.
League Dates: Jan 12-Mar 23 (No events Feb 15-16); Pro League (gr. 7-9) will start January 26.
SKILLS COMBINE AND LEAGUE DRAFT (at Berkshire MS)
Players in the league are asked to attend the Skills Combine where individual skill levels will be recorded. Players can come any time and it should only take 20 minutes per player. The League Draft is mandatory and players must attend at least one of the two days. The draft will be held at Berkshire.
SKILLS COMBINE: All Divisions Combine: Saturday, January 12 (11am-2pm)
LEAGUE DRAFT: (Players need to attend at least one day, but attending both is preferred).
PREP DIVISION: (Grades 3, 4 AND BEGINNER 5TH): Friday, January 18, 6:30-7:40pm & Saturday, January 19, 11:00-12:15pm
COLLEGE DIVISION: (Grades 5, 6 AND BEGINNER 7TH): Friday, January 18, 8:00-9:15pm & Saturday, January 19, 12:45-2:00pm
PRO DIVISION: (Grades 7, 8): Saturday, January 26, 6:00-7:00pm
$155 fee includes $15 materials fee for t-shirt. payable at the time of registration.
LOOKING FOR ACADEMY LEAGUE COACHES! Are you interested in coaching a Pistons Academy Team this winter? We are always looking for qualified coaches who want to share their knowledge and passion for the game. We offer flexible scheduling for games and practices. If interested, please contact League Director Bryan Bollin at email@example.com or by phone at 248-377-8305