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2018 Juvenile Boys' and Girls' Provincial Teams Program

2018 Juvenile Boys' and Girls' Programs
Site: NLSC, 100 Crosbie Road, St. John's, NL
December 28th - 30th, 2017

Juvenile (U17) Tryout Camp
(Open to athletes born in 2001 - 2002 only)
Location: NLSC, St. John's
December 28th: 9:00am-10:30am- U17 Girls (fitness testing)
10:30am-12:00pm- U17 Boys (fitness testing)
1:00pm-4:00pm - U17 girls and boys
December 29th: 9:00am-12:00pm- U17 Girls and Boys
December 30th: 9:00am-12:00pm- U17 Girls and Boys
Pre-Registration Fee: $80.00
Deadline to Register is December 21st, 2017

Athletes selected for the 2017 Juvenile Boys program will compete at the National Championships on August 6th - 11th in Kamloops, BC. The teams will also go on at least 1 off island trip before Nationals in August. Head Coach: Glen Sooley.

Athletes selected for the 2017 Juvenile Girls' program will compete at the National Championships on August 6th - 11th in Fredericton, NB. The teams will also go on at least 1 off island trip before Nationals in August. Head Coach: Mark English.

The NLBA requires all athletes to list other provincial teams / clubs they are involved with on the registration form in the appropriate place. If an athlete is involved in more than one activity during the training period it could lead to unnecessary injuries due to over exertion. The Head Coaches has the ability to take this into account when making final selections.

Juvenile Programs Tryout Brochure Juvenile Programs Registration Form

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2018 Hall of Fame Cup

Date: February 16 - 18, 2018
Place: NL Sports Centre, St. John's
Teams: Top 8 Ranked Men's and Women's High School Teams
Criteria: Hall of Fame Selection Criteria
Schedule: Hall of Fame Tournament Schedule: TBD Jan / Feb 2018

Forms:
2018_Individual_Game_Results_Form
2018_Tournament_Result_Forms

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Register for Clinics with Game Plan

Here are the steps to register for Game Plan and how to register for the NCCP course.

All those interested in the clinics are asked to register through the Canada Basketball Game Plan website. To generate a Game Plan account please follow the steps below:

1) Go to www.basketball.ca
2) In the top left there is a "Coaching" tab. Please click on that tab.
3) There will be a "Register Now" option in the top right hand corner. Click on "Register Now".
4) The screen that comes up will have a "Paid (49.95)" option and a "Free" option. Please choose one of the options and fill out the details below. Once you do this, you have created a Game Plan account.

After registering for "Game Plan" or if you are already a "Game Plan" member go to "Workshops" on the top bar. All of the courses will be listed under the 'Workshops' tab.

Coaches will just have to search under 'Newfoundland' and the year, and all courses will then be listed, then register for this course.

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Central Region - NCCP Learn to Train Coaching Clinic - December 8th - 10th, 2017

The NLBA will be offering a NCCP Learn to Train Coaching Clinic in the Central region. Facilitator will be Doug Partridge will run the clinic December 8th - 10th in Gander, NL. Specific times and location TBD.

The course will consist of 3 classroom sessions and 1 on court sessions. The cost for registration is $245.00, which includes the $100.00 for future evaluation. The L2T course is a requirement for any coaches planning to coach in 2018 NL Winter Games in Deer Lake.

Coaches must be 16 years of age or older to be eligible to register. This course will be Paperless. Each participant will have to create an account on Canada Basketball's "Game Plan" website to register and download the materials. It is each participant's responsibility to bring a laptop or other electronic devices to the coaching clinic to access the information.

For additional information, please contact Judy Byrne at the provincial office at 709-576-3392, jbyrne@sportnl.ca.

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East Coast - NCCP Learn to Train Coaching Clinic

The NLBA will hold a Learn to Train Coaching Course on January 19th - 21st, 2018 weekend in St. John's, gym TBD. The course will run from 6:00pm-9:00pm on Friday; 9:00am-5:00pm on Saturday; and 9:00am-1:00pm on Sunday morning.

This course is the replacement for the old Technical I and includes both Technical and Theory Components under the National Coaching Certification Program. The course will consist of 2 classroom sessions and 2 on court sessions. The cost for registration is $245.00, which includes the $100.00 for future evaluation, and the deadline to register is January 14th, 2018.

Coaches must be 16 years of age or older to be eligible to register. This course will be Paperless. Each participant will have to create an account on Canada Basketball's "Game Plan" website to register and download the materials. It is each participant's responsibility to bring a laptop or other electronic devices to the coaching clinic to access the information.

For additional information, please contact Judy Byrne at the provincial office at 709-576-3392, jbyrne@sportnl.ca.

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You Tube Video "Odds of Getting D-1 College Basketball Scholarship"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOcSrmCsEZk&feature=youtu.be .

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CABO Monthly Post Play Express

October 2017 Issue

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