Phuture Phantom Youth Basketball

ANNOUNCING PHUTURE PHANTOMS YOUTH BASKETBALLbasketball

Phuture Phantoms Youth basketball (PPYB) is a brand new Phoenixville program beginning in the spring/summer of 2017. PPYB is a non-profit, fee-based travel basketball program exclusively for boys in grades 3rd through 8th who live or go to school in the Phoenixville Area School District. The mission is to bring young Phoenixville players together in one unified program devoted to teaching the fundamentals of the game while developing the skills necessary to compete at every level.

We will have two seasons in 2017: a Summer season playing in the Episcopal Summer League held at Episcopal High School (www.excelatea.org) from early June to late July; and a Winter season playing in the ICBA Winter League (www.icbabasketball.com) from December through March.

2 Tryouts for each grade level team for the Summer season will be held on the following dates and times at the gym identified. While we prefer that interested boys attend both tryouts, it is not a prerequisite to being selected for a team. The grade indicated is the grade to be entered in the fall of 2017 (Note that separate tryouts for the winter season will be held in late fall):

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• 3rd Grade May 1 & May 8 6-7 pm Middle School Gym
4th Grade May 1 & May 8 7-8 pm Middle School Gym
5th Grade May 1 & May 3 6-7 pm High School Gym
6th Grade May 1 & May 3 7-8 pm High School Gym
7th Grade May 9 & May 10 6-7 pm Middle School Gym
8th Grade May 9 & May 10 7-8 pm Middle School Gym

There is no fee or pre-registration necessary to try out. Please arrive for each tryout at least 15 minutes prior to the start time to provide your son’s name, date of birth, and your contact information. Please have your son wear a numbered jersey/shirt. We expect to select 10-12 players for each team’s summer season and anticipate the summer fee will be approximately $110.

We will hold an informational meeting for all interested in learning more about the program on April 26th at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Library. Please join us to ask any questions and meet our program leaders, including Eric Burnett, the high school boys’ coach whose overall coaching philosophies will guide each team’s development.

Please also feel free to email us at ppybasketball@gmail.com with any questions.

NOTE: This program is NOT sponsored by the Phoenixville Area School District and the District assumes no responsibility for its conduct or safety.
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