The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy & team skills through competitive play. All skill levels are welcome but players should have some prior basketball experience. Players register as individuals and then participate in a live draft (see below). Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices for the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10 am and 6 pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30 pm. Coaches are Pistons Academy staff & qualified volunteers. All of our officials are certified. $165 fee includes $15 materials fee for t-shirt, payable at the time of registration. For more information about the league & Pistons Academy Basketball, visit www.pistonsacademy.com. Game locations: Berkshire Middle School and Birmingham Covington School gyms. Practice locations: Berkshire Middle School and Quarton and Pierce Elementary Gyms. No class: 9/18/2020, 9/19/2020
LEAGUE DRAFT DAY: To participate in the league, all players must be evaluated at the 2020 Pistons Academy Draft Day on Saturday, September 12 at Groves High School Gym (see times listed below). This is a mandatory event where players will be evaluated and placed onto teams. Players will participate in various drills and then scrimmage in front of coaches. Draft times will include a parent meeting where league policies and procedures will be discussed.
PREP LEAGUE (Grades 3, 4 and BEGINNER 5th): 10:30am-11:45am
COLLEGE LEAGUE (Grades 5, 6 AND BEGINNER 7TH): 12:30pm-1:45pm
PRO LEAGUE (Grades 7 and 8): 2:30pm-4:00pm
LOOKING FOR ACADEMY LEAGUE COACHES!
Are you interested in coaching a Pistons Academy Team this fall? 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 Bryan Bollin at 313-771-7471 or firstname.lastname@example.org