Lindsay's Law Parent Informational Video

Parents of all participants must (1) watch the video below and (2) review the Informational Handout below before signing the Lindsay's Law Form.

Lindsay's Law Parent Video

Handouts:

Parent Informational Handout

Lindsay's Law Signature Form (Must be signed and turned in)


The Bantam (2nd-3rd Grade) Basketball League is geared toward players in 2nd-3rd Grade serving as an introduction to the sport of basketball. Skills to be taught in this league include dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Utilizing practice plans focused on teaching fundamentals and building upon those throughout the season to contribute to the growth of the total athlete. Incorporated in this process is our Parent Practice Partner program (P3) to enhance each athlete’s development outside of practices and games. For this league, players use Junior size basketballs and play with the hoop adjusted to a height of 8 feet.

Each week during practice, we take time to share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ.  Please click on the tabs “Important Information”, “Coaches Resources”, “Parent Resources”, etc for more details and information about this league.

 
Registration Registration is available online at our website and brochures are available in the church hall brochure racks. Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or Sept 8, whichever occurs first.
Fees $45.00 league fee
$20.00 jersey fee
Refund policy: $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practices. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.
Duration September 13, 2018 to November 10, 2018
Location First Friends Church
5455 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44714

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM

First Practice:  September 13 at 5:00pm or 6:00pm.   Please check this web page at a later date to see schedule for your child.  There are no skill assessments for this league.  Check website for posting of Team Rosters and Practice Times week before league begins.  Required Parent Meeting:   September 13, during your child’s first practice  Policy on Requests:  One request can be made for each child.  Please click on the link Request Policy for information regarding requests.  Game Day and Times:  Saturday afternoons at 1pm or 2pm     Practice Day and Times:   One day a week, Thursday 5:00 or 6:00pm   Saturday Practice:  Sept 15, Times TBA   Jersey:  We have changed over to a new “All Out Sports” jersey.  Everyone is required to wear the new All Out Sports jersey.  If you purchased one in prior year you do not need to purchase a new one.   End of Season Celebration:  Season ends with celebration November 10 from 12Noon to 1:30pm in First Friends Gym.  Families are invited and asked to bring dessert or side dish to share, First Friends will provide pizza/pop/water and paper products.

Questions? Call 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

COACHES:  Please volunteer to coach by indicating on the registration form.  Coaches meeting, Saturday, Sept 8 at 9am at First Friends Church, room TBA at later date.    There will also be training 15 minutes before each practice every week.  If you have not completed a background check in the last 3 years, please click on the tab for Coaches and view link and follow the directions to complete one.

Click on link Concussion Training for instructions

Teams

Suns

Location:
Practice Time: Thursday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  BRYAN DIXON

Players

  DIONTE CLARK-WALKER
  TYLER DIXON
  CLAYTON FLINN
  BLANE HAREN
  OWEN HOSKINS
  CAMERON HOST
  ELOISE MCKRILL
  EVAN ROTH
  JAXSON SIMMONS
  HUDSON WOODS

Pelicans

Location:
Practice Time: Thursday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  ANDREW PRINTZ

Players

  KHYRE BABCOCK
  ISAAC CROSTON
  JALAYA GAITOR
  ABIGAIL HEATON
  KENDRIC JOHNSON
  LANDON KRISTOFF
  JOSIAH MUNTEAN
  RYAN PRINTZ
  DYLAN SARVER
  KADEN TAKYI

Pacers

Location:
Practice Time: Thursday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  RYAN FOSTER

Players

  ELI BALL
  ANTHONY BROOM
  ALLISON DALE
  SHANE GREENFELDER
  LANDON HENRY
  MADISON LAKE
  CHARLES PALMER
  NATHAN SEIFER
  KENNY SHERIDAN
  AVERY VARNER

Bulls

Location:
Practice Time: Thursday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  STEVEN AYERS
  BRYAN RECTOR

Players

  BEN AYERS
  NICHOLAS HOLBEN
  JOEL MANDAT
  MASON MANDAT
  JONATHAN MCINALLY
  JOSHUA MILLER
  MICHAEL ORN
  NICO QUICCI
  JONAH RECTOR
  MALAKAI VINSON

Standings

Bulls
0 - 0 - 0
Pacers
0 - 0 - 0
Pelicans
0 - 0 - 0
Suns
0 - 0 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Bulls Suns 9/22/18 1:00pm East
Pacers Bulls 9/22/18 1:00pm West
Bulls Pelicans 9/29/18 1:00pm East
Suns Pacers 9/29/18 1:00pm West
Pelicans Pacers 10/6/18 1:00pm East
Bulls Suns 10/6/18 1:00pm West
Bulls Pacers 10/13/18 1:00pm East
Suns Pelicans 10/13/18 1:00pm West
Pelicans Bulls 10/20/18 1:00pm West
Pacers Suns 10/20/18 1:00pm East
Pacers Pelicans 11/1/18 6:00pm East
Suns Bulls 11/1/18 6:00pm West
Pelicans Suns 11/3/18 1:00pm East
Bulls Pacers 11/3/18 1:00pm West
11/8/18 6:00pm East
11/8/18 6:00pm West

**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

Bantam Basketball Practice Plan (coming soon)

**NEW** Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches’ Training Video

Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Completed and Returned

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

Background Check (Click Link)

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click Link)

Click the links below to access a downloadable/printable version of our Parent Resources…

Bantam Basketball Parent Meeting Handout

Picture Forms

“P3 Explained” Handout
-This document gives a brief description of the P3 Devotional Booklet and how it needs to be completed during the course of the season. Reminder that all players who complete their P3s 100% will receive a P3 Champion Award at the end-of-the-season Celebration.

2018 Bantam Basketball Devotionals (Downloadable/Printable)  coming soon

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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