NIAGARA GIRLS BASKETBALL ACADEMY

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ACADEMY

"Champions keep playing until they get it right."

Billie Jean King

The NGBA High-Performance Academy is a 12-week program designed for current NGBA team players and players who have played high-level rep basketball.  The NGBA incorporates Ontario Basketball's (OBA) - Ontario Summer Development Program (OSDP) into its High-Performance Academy for the U12 and U14 age groups.

 

More information regarding OSDP can be found on our OBA Page.  The NGBA will hold tryouts for both the U12 and U14 OSDP programs in late April.

 


2018 SUMMER ACADEMY COSTS

NGBA Team Members - $450

Players who played this past winter on one of our NGBA teams (U10 – U16)
* This fee includes OSDP fees ($300) for those girls making the U12 or U14 OSDP teams.

 

Non-NGBA Members - 2 options for these players

Option #1 - OSDP Only (U11 - U14) - $300 - Training for June & July (30 hours) only
(OSDP players must attend try-outs and make the U12 or U14 Rosters)

 

Option #2 - NGBA Full Summer Program - $550 - Full 12 Weeks of Training (May-August) and includes OSDP for those players who make the U12 or U14 OSDP Roster

 

All NGBA Summer Academy High-Performance players receive:
Training, Reversible Jersey, Shorts, OSDP (U12 & U14), Guest Coaches and more.

 


HIGH-PERFORMANCE TOURNAMENT TEAMS

NEW FOR 2018

The NGBA will be setting up two (2) tournament dates for the U13, U14 and U15 divisions this Summer.

June 8 - 10 - Syracuse Pre-Nationals  &  July 26 - 29 - USJN Junior Nationals - Washingon, DC

Teams will be made based on the number of participants.

The cost to participate will be an additional $200 / player

 


SUMMER ACADEMY DATES - 2018:

This summer the NGBA will run four (4) three (3) week sessions to ensure a proper ratio of play and rest.  The schedule for the summer will consist of the following weeks, days and age groups:

START DATE: MONDAY MAY 7

Week 1 – week of May 7                                  Week 7 – week of July 9

Week 2 – week of May 14                                Week 8 – week of July 16

Week 3 – week of May 21                                Week 9 – week of July 23

Week 4 – week of June 4                                 Week 10 – week of August 13

Week 5 – week of June 11                               Week 11 – week of August 20

Week 6 – week of June 18                               Week 12 – week of August 27 - Team Try-outs


Below are the days and times for each group for High-Performance Academy.

U10 (Girls Born 2008 - 2010)               U11 (2007) & U12 (2006)               U13 (2005) & U14 (2004)

Monday 6:00pm                                      Wednesday 7:00pm                        Tuesday 6:00pm

Wednesday 7:00pm                                Friday 6:00pm                                 Friday 7:30pm

Sunday 6:00pm                                       Sunday 6:00pm                               Sunday 7:30pm

* GYM LOCATION - TBD BASED ON NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

 

U15 (2003)                                             U16 - U18 (2002 - 2000)

Tuesday 7:30pm                                      Tuesday 7:30pm

Thursday 6:00pm                                    Thursday 7:30pm

Saturday 10:00am                                   Saturday 10:00am

* GYM LOCATION - TBD BASED ON NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

 

* U15 - U18 Programming is offered via an application.  Acceptance based on space available and skill level.  Please click APPLY HERE and fill out the information form.  An NGBA coach will contact you within 24 hrs to discuss.

 

All days and times are optional for each player, but remember the more you attend, the better you become!  The NGBA reserves the right to discuss any movement of players to participate in a division up should it benefit the player.

 


HIGH-PERFORMANCE ACADEMY - GUEST COACHES

 

The NGBA has partnered with some of the best coaches in Canada to bring added experience to the Summer Academy.

 

Guest Coaches from 2017 included: Mike McKay - Canada Basketball, Carly Clarke - Canada Basketball, Gord Everett - Ontario Basketball, Lindsay Welsh - Ontario Basketball

 

All NGBA guest coaches will be scheduled for Sunday Evening workouts!

 

University Coaches will be invited to attend practices for U15 - U18 on Saturday mornings for recruiting opportunities.

 

Guest Coaches for the 2018 program - TBD 

 


SCREENING PROCESS - NGBA HIGH-PERFORMANCE ACADEMY

All high-performance players outside of the NGBA will be screened at the registration process and must be accepted into this program.  The NGBA coaches will screen each applicant and contact you within 24 hrs with our recommendations regarding the best pathway for your daughter - developmental or high-performance.  Your daughter may be asked to start in the Developmental Group for evaluations first and if she exhibits skill sets acceptable for high-performance she will be offered the chance to move to this group.