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2015-16 Coaching Applications

The WBBA is now accepting coaching applications for the 2015-16 season. The application is online. The deadline for submitting the application is July 31.

New Coaches
If you did not coach a WBBA team in 2014-15, please follow this link to fill out and submit the complete form.

Coaching Renewal
If you coached a WBBA team in 2014-15, please follow this link to fill out and submit the abbreviated form.

Coaches who are selected, will be asked to fill out a background check waiver form. This form will be submitted at the expense of the WBBA in order to ensure the safety of our young athletes.

Questions? 
Boys Traveling Director: Kevin Janicki 
kevinjanicki74@gmail.com, 612.803.4721

Girls Traveling Director: Jamison Fouks
jamison.fouks@coyote.com, 612.868.0907

Director of Coaching and Player Development
Scott Olson, 
olson326@msn.com, 651.246.0274


Tryouts for 2015-16 Traveling Basketball Season

Tryouts for the 2015-16 Traveling Basketball season will be held on
September 26 and 27.
Both boys and girls will tryout on these days.
ALL players must plan to attend both days of tryouts.

Online tryout registration will be available on August 1.



WBBA Board Voting Results

The following nominations were accepted by unanimous vote at the June 10 Board meeting.

President: Todd Kueppers
Vice President: Judd Pederson
Secretary: Lauri Zobrack
Treasurer: Tricia Koster
Boys Director: Kevin Janicki
Girls Director: Jamison Fouks
Member at Large: Larry Swanson

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Todd Kueppers or call 651.214.6778. Or you can contact any current board member listed on the Board page of this website.

White Bear Basketball Association is pleased to partner
with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). PCA is a national
non-profit developing "Better Athletes, Better People" by working to provide young athletes with a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

Check out the resources PCA offers.


Summer Workout Ideas

School is out and the real season starts now - this is the time to develop your individual skills! In addition to camps and organized programs, players primarily need to invest in their own skill-building through individual workouts or finding time with a friend or sibling to work on ball handling and shooting. 

Below you will find a PDF with some recommended drills as well as a few links to helpful websites. However, you can find plenty of ideas online for drills that you find fun and helpful. The key: 

  • have a ball in your hand almost every day this summer
  • don't get frustrated if a drill isn't easy at first. Stick with it!
  • have fun! Partner with a friend or sibling. Keep track of workouts. Play music.
  • Most importantly, don't decide in January that you wish your ball-handling was better. Decide now. Do the work now!
Ball handling drills

Upcoming Events

  • Jul
  • 31
Coaching Application Deadline
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  • 12
Board Meeting
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  • Sep
  • 26
Boys and Girls Tryouts
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  • 27
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Countdown to 2015 Tryouts!

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The White Bear Basketball Association (WBBA) is now registered to receive donations on smile.amazon.com. Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com).  

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the WBBA every time you shop, at NO COST to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices and selection as Amazon.com. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations and are marked Eligible for AmazonSmile donation.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
1. Simply go to smile.amazon.com. You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile.  Bookmark this page so you automatically go to it when you want to shop.

2. On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. we are listed as White Bear Basketball Association.  

3. Now, every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. 


Click on the link to join the WBBA Mailing List to receive updates on Association news, announcements and events!!

www.whitebearbasketball.com/users/new


WBBA Monthly Association Meeting

The next White Bear Basketball Association Meeting
will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
This meeting will take place at South Campus.

WBBA Meetings are open to the public, as all are welcomed and encouraged to attend a meeting during their time with the WBBA.

If you would like more information on these meetings, please contact any one of the WBBA Board Members.


iTunes Mobile App

Click on the link here to be immediately directed to the Ngin Mobile App provided by iTunes!

Go Mobile with the WBBA

NEW! You can take The WBBA with you anywhere you go with the new mobile app from Ngin.

"From photos, comments, stats, and live scores have helped build a vibrant community online via our Sport Ngin platform. Now we’re putting that community in your pocket." ~ Ngin

 The new app lets anyone, whether an existing user of the platform or not, to:

  • Follow all their favorite Sport Ngin-powered teams within a single app.
  • Keep up with the latest schedules, results, news, and statistics.
  • Post team messages and announcements. Share photos and videos right from the game!
  • Enjoy rosters and player profiles, complete with game-by-game statistics.
  • Comment on events, articles, photos, and videos.
  • View current standings and team statistics.


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