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Simsbury High School Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Sam Zullo directs this program with help of other experienced basketball coaches, parent volunteers and high school player volunteers.  This program is designed for beginner basketball players to work on shooting, ball handling, passing, defense and teamwork through quality instruction, fun games and drills.  The program creates a safe, fun and confidence building environment through encouragement, teamwork, sportsmanship and respect.

Participants should wear shorts or athletic sweatpants and sneakers.  There water bottle filler available in the hall outside the gym at the school and basketballs will be provided (if you bring your own ball please write your name on it!).

Due to COVID-19, face masks are required to be worn at all times for everyone who is in the building.  We will update you if this policy changes. 

Parent volunteers are needed to act as coaches, and all volunteers will go through a coaching clinic with Coach Zullo before the season begins. This year anyone involved with the program will also be subject to background check at no extra cost.  Please provide volunteer information during the registration process.  If the minimum number of volunteers is not met for each program, that program will be cancelled.

All divisions will use a 27.5" basketball.

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 20TH (unless programs reach capacity prior to that date).

The parent volunteer clinic will be held prior to the season starting - you will be emailed with more information.


Grade K Co-Ed Program Info
Kindergarten players will be put into teams with a consistent coach throughout the program. They will not play full court games at this age but they will learn how to be on a team and will compete in various games with their team throughout the winter. This age group will use 7 Foot baskets to help build skills at the right level for the kids.
Program Schedule – ALWAYS 10:00 – 11:30:
12/4, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 – HJMS
There is NO BASKETBALL on 12/11, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22
In the event of a snow day we will end on 3/12 rather than 3/5

Grade 1 Co-Ed Program Information
1st grade players will be put into teams with a consistent coach throughout the program. They will begin to learn 3 on 3 half court basketball concepts at this age and will continue to learn how to be on a team and will compete in various games with their team throughout the winter. This age group will use 8 Foot baskets to help build skills at the right level for the kids.
Program Schedule – ALWAYS 10:00 – 11:30:
12/4, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 – HJMS
There is NO BASKETBALL on 12/11, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22
In the event of a snow day we will end on 3/12 rather than 3/5

Grade 2-3 Co-Ed Program Info (Grade 2-3 girls, Grade 2 boys)
Our 2nd grade boys and girls will combined with 3rd grade girls to form 3 v 3 teams that will compete throughout the program.
Teams will consist of 5-6 players and will be coached by either a parent volunteer or a high school basketball player.
Kids will learn the rules and skills of live basketball play along with teamwork in a competitive environment.
9 Foot baskets will be used for this age group.
Program Schedule – ALWAYS 12:00 – 1:30:
12/4, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 – HJMS
There is NO BASKETBALL on 12/11, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22
In the event of a snow day we will end on 3/12 rather than 3/5

Grade 3-4 Boys Program Info
Simsbury High School Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Sam Zullo directs this program with help of other experienced basketball coaches, parent volunteers and high school player volunteers. This program is designed for beginner and experienced basketball players to work on all aspects of basketball and teamwork. Players will be divided into even teams with a volunteer coach. Teams will practice and compete together throughout the winter. Practices are at Henry James Middle School on Wednesday nights on the dates listed above. Games are played on Saturdays on the dates listed above. The program will be run as follows:
• Simsbury High School Boys Junior Varsity Coach Brian O’Gara will be directing the 3rd and 4th grade boys program this year.
• There will be one week of evaluations and players will be divided up into even teams for competition throughout the program.
• Parent volunteer coaches are still needed as much as ever to help coach the teams.
• Practices will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 at Henry James Middle School. Coach O’Gara will help guide
the practices, but coaches will have the ability to practice some of the things they would like as well.
• Games will be held Saturday mornings at HJMS in December, and will be held at Simsbury High School in January
and February.
• All participants will receive a t-shirt.

Saturday Game Schedule
Game Schedule– ALWAYS 8:00 – 9:30:
12/4/2021 – HJMS – Evaluation Day
12/18/2021 – HJMS – Games
1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 – SHS – Games
There is NO BASKETBALL on 12/11, 12/25, 1/1, 2/12
In the event of a snow day we will end on 3/12 rather than 3/5

Practice Schedule (if practice is cancelled communication will be sent the day before or the morning of)
ALL PRACTICES ARE ON WEDNESDAYS AT HJMS 6:00 – 7:30PM
12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2

Girls Grade 4 Program Info
Our Girls 4th grade program will be run as a 5 on 5 league. Girls will be placed onto even teams and will be coached by high school girls basketball players and/or parent volunteers. Girls will practice once a week at HJMS and will play on Saturday mornings. The program will be run as follows:

• Simsbury High School Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Sam Zullo will direct the program.
• There will be one week of evaluations and players will be divided up into even teams for competition throughout the program.
• Parent volunteer coaches are still needed as much as ever to help coach the teams.
• Practices will be held on Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:30 at Henry James Middle School.
• Games will be held on Saturday’s at HJMS.
• All participants will receive a t-shirt.

Saturday Game Schedule
Game Schedule – ALWAYS 8:00 – 9:30:
12/4/2021 – HJMS – Evaluation Day
12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 – HJMS - Games
There is NO BASKETBALL on 12/11, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22
In the event of a snow day we will end on 3/12 rather than 3/5

Practice Schedule (if practice is cancelled communication will be sent the day before or the morning of)
ALL PRACTICES ARE ON THURSDAYS AT HJMS 6:00 – 7:30PM
12/9, 12/16, 12/23, 1/6, 1/113, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Youth Basketball Grade k - Co-Ed 
N/A K Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Henry James Memorial Junior High School (HJMS) - Main Gym
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
 
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Youth Basketball Grade 1 - Co-Ed 
N/A 1 Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Henry James Memorial Junior High School (HJMS) - Main Gym
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
 
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Youth Basketball Grade 2 Boys 
N/A 2 Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Henry James Memorial Junior High School (HJMS) - Main Gym
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
 
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Youth Basketball Grade 2-3 Girls 
N/A 2 - 3 Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Henry James Memorial Junior High School (HJMS) - Main Gym
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
 
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Youth Basketball Grade 3-4 Boys 
N/A 3 - 4 Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Simsbury High School
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
 
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Youth Basketball Grade 4 Girls 
N/A 4 - 5 Sa  12/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Henry James Memorial Junior High School (HJMS) - Main Gym
$135.00 R, $135.00 NR
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