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.
Register now on the Registration tab.
The WBBA coaching applications for the 2015-16 season are now closed. If you have questions, please contact:
Boys Traveling Director: Kevin Janicki
Girls Traveling Director: Jamison Fouks
Director of Coaching and Player Development:
Scott Olson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 651.246.0274
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.
Click on the link to join the WBBA Mailing List to receive updates on Association news, announcements and events!!
Open gym sessions are scheduled over the next few weeks before tryouts. This is a great opportunity to get some court time AT NO COST. Players can arrive when they are able and leave when they need to. The gym is open to all players 4th-8th grade.
Open gym time is scheduled for Monday and Thursday nights on the following:
|August 24||August 27|
|August 31||September 3|
|September 14||September 17|
|September 21||September 24|
* Nothing is scheduled during the first week of school.
GIRLS will meet at North Campus: 6:00 to 7:30 pm
BOYS will meet at Central Middle School: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Registration is now open for the 2016 tournament.
Register early to reserve a spot for your team!
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:
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.
The next White Bear Basketball Association Meeting
will take place on Wednesday, September 9, 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.
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