Gilman Street Basketball Club
Gilman Street Basketball Club
Central Maine Hoops AAU
Fall 2017
 
The fall of 2017 looks to be an exciting time for basketball players in central Maine as enhanced programming through Central Maine Hoops and the Gilman Street Basketball Club is sure to provide the best AAU off-season basketball experience in the entire central Maine area.
 
Creating basketball opportunities for players of All ability levels where Sportsmanship andPlayer Development are the focus, Central Maine Hoops believes basketball can teach many of life’s lessons on the court, if character and fair play are always part of the process.  With this philosophy firmly in mind, Central Maine Hoops, a subsidiary of the Gilman Street Basketball Club and Maine Hoops, offers programming for girls and boys in grade 4 through high school.  Through scheduled skills clinics focused on shootingball handling,passing, and increasing basketball knowledge and understanding, through scheduled practices, and through playing games in a circuit of regional tournaments, Central Maine Hoops’ 8-week program is the perfect blend of practice and game play designed to bring every player to the next level in their basketball ability.
 
Club placement workout dates and times are listed below.  The workouts are an opportunity for club officials and coaches to evaluate skills and for parents to learn about the program.  All players seeking to join a team should plan to make one of the sessions and be prepared to participate in a basketball skills workout (a $10 fee is assessed for the skills workout session).
 
Saturday September 9th 
9:00-10:00 - Grades 4-8 Boys 
10:15-11:15 - Grades 4-8 Girls
11:30-12:30 - All H.S. Boys and Girls
 
Sunday September 10th
4:00-5:00 - Grades 4-8 Girls
5:15-6:15 - Grades 4-8 Boys
6:30-7:30 - All H.S. Boys and Girls
 
Placements are run in a workout style format and are $10 for the time slot. Players can come to one or both dates, just pay once!
*All players will be placed on fall league teams based primarily by age, however there may be some exceptions. 
Fall league teams will practice at GSBC one night a week beginning and play a 12 game weekend schedule in the 
 fall league between September 30th and November 5th. 
The cost of the fall league will be $295/player and will include 8 weeks of team practice, Coach and uniform. there is a $50 multi-child discount for families.
 
Questions? Please contact Mark Leclerc at eclerck@aol.com
 
Central Maine Hoops seeks coaches who might also be parents, notice, the emphasis is on coaches who are parents as opposed to parents who want to coach. We have gone back and forth over the years and find the teams that have the most success are those with a parent who is vested in the team but also has a solid basketball background.
Should you have any questions regarding this exciting 8-week opportunity, or if you would like to coach a team, please contact Mark Leclerc at eclerck@aol.com or visit www.gilmanbasketball.com .
 
**Teams already established wishing to join the league are always welcomed and should contact Mark Leclerc at eclerck@aol.om for details regarding team registration.
 

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