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MAYAA BASKETBALL 

MAYAA Basketball for the 2023-2024 season will offer a grades 1-12, boys and girls, basketball program which is local, exciting, and competitive for all players. Our program this year will be in-house for all clinic, instructional and recreational divisons. We will also feature games versus other local teams from MACA and Winfield.

Registration is open for all levels from August 12, 2023 - September 15, 2023. Late registration will be from September 16 - 30, 2023 and will be based on the availability of space at each level. There is a late registration fee.

Please note, a waitlist may be developed in the event registration exceeds our capacity to provide a well-rounded program.

 

‚ÄčIf you have any questions after reading our information page below, please contact our MAYAA Basketball Team.

Email us at: MAYAASPORTS.BASKETBALL@GMAIL.COM

 

MAYAA Basketball is offering several levels of competition:

Development/Clinic Level (grades 1, 2)

Recreation/Instructional Level (grades 3 - 12)

Travel/Mid-Maryland Level (grades 4 - 8)

Details for each level are below

 

Drop-In Basketball is available in September and early October at no charge to players. All players must register to participate and a schedule will be sent out.

Drop-In Basketball is available for:

Grades 5-6 (if you are planning to try-out for a travel team, you should attend)

Grades 7-8 (if you are planning to try-out for a travel team, you should attend)

Grades 9-12

*Grades 3-4 may be offered and more information will be shared soon

 

Coaching

If you are interested in coaching, please register and indicate your preference when signing up your child. Background checks will be required for every volunteer coach. We expect all volunteer coaches to demonstrate respect and follow our code of conduct at all times.

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1st & 2nd Grade – (U8) Developmental/Clinic ($75/season)

1st and 2nd Grade Basketball will offer our youngest players their introduction to the game of basketball.  They will learn basic skills with a clinic based approach; while maintaining a fun and team oriented environment.

1st and 2nd grade is co-ed and plays at Mt. Airy Elementary School. Practice will be one time a week with coach assisted games on Saturday. Games are played with coaches on the floor and we encourage our developmental coaches to keep no score or records.

*Mt. Airy Elementary is a small facility and seating is limited.

 

3rd & 4th Grade – (U10) Recreational/Instructional ($90/season)

3rd and 4th Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity to learn offensive and defensive basketball skills with an instructional based approach; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment.

Boys and Girls Team will play in separate divisions within an in-house setting.

You can expect one game per week with practice once a week. Games will take place on Saturday or Sunday. Games are played 5vs5, full court, one a 9 foot basket. Players use a size 28.5 basketball (Boys) and 27.5 basketball (Girls).

Each game will feature referees who will officiate and teach. Teams will provide a scorebook keeper and scoreboard keeper.

Teams will be created using an evaluation at a set date/time. Evaluations will be used to create balanced teams for the in-house league.  Coach request will be considered but not be guaranteed. Coaches will automatically be assigned their child.

 

5th & 6th Grade – (U12) Recreational ($140 season)

5th and 6th Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity continue their offensive and defensive development; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment.

Boys and Girls Team will play in separate divisions within an in-house setting. 

There will be practices each week, approximately two hours and games will be on Saturday or Sunday.

Teams will be created using an evaluation at a set date/time. Evaluations will be used to create balanced teams for the in-house league.  Coach request will be considered but not be guaranteed. Coaches will automatically be assigned their child.

 

7th & 8th Grade – (U14) Recreational ($140 season)

7th and 8th Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity continue their development offensive and defensive basketball skills; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment while competing against recreation level teams within MAYAA, MACA and Winfield.

Boys and Girls Team will play in separate divisions within an in-house setting. 

There will be practices each week, approximately two hours and games will be on Saturday or Sunday.

Teams will be created using an evaluation at a set date/time. Evaluations will be used to create balanced teams for the in-house league.  Coach requests will be considered but not guaranteed. Coaches will automatically be assigned their child.

 

9th - 12th Grade - (U18) Recreational ($150 season)

9th thru 12th Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity continue their development offensive and defensive basketball skills; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team-oriented environment while competing against recreation level teams within MAYAA, MACA and Winfield.

Boys and Girls Team will play in separate divisions within an in-house setting. 

There will be practices each week, approximately two hours and games will be on Saturday or Sunday.

Teams will be created using an evaluation at a set date/time. Evaluations will be used to create balanced teams for the in-house league.  Coach request will be considered but not be guaranteed. Coaches will automatically be assigned their child.

 

Travel/Mid-Maryland Basketball: ($140 season + travel programs season fees)

MAYAA Basketball will offer Boys and Girls players the opportunity to tryout for Travel Basketball teams that will compete in the Carroll County Travel Basketball League.

There will be at least two practices a week starting in October with games starting in December. All games are played at Coppermine facilities located in Northern Carroll County. These teams will also compete in 1-2 travel-level tournaments.

4th Grade Travel Boys (CCTBL) - Coach TBD

5th Grade Travel Boys (CCTBL) - Coach Tim Brady

6th Grade Travel Boys (CCTBL) - Coach Kurt Weitzel

*Tryouts will be in September. If you are interested, please register for drop-in basketball, and attend tryout dates. These will be published soon.

*Please make sure to register your player for the appropriate travel team tryout

*Girls coaches and teams are wanted. If you are interested, please email us.

 

Mid-Maryland Basketball (Mount Airy Middle School)

MAYAA will offer boys and girls who are districted to attend Mount Airy Middle School (MAMS) the opportunity to tryout for Mid-Maryland Varsity and JV basketball teams. Eligible players are those boys and girls who currently attend MAMS or would attend MAMS if they are currently going to another school.

The Varsity and JV teams will compete in the Mid-Maryland Basketball League. The league is made up of middle school teams from Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery, and Washington counties but is not affiliated with the public school system. There will be at least two practices a week starting in October with games starting in December. These teams will also compete in a minimum of two travel-level tournaments

JV Boys - Coach Seth Willingham

Varsity Boys - Coach Lee Hess

JV Girls - Coach Ryan Harrigan

Varsity Girls - Coach Ryan Harrigan

*Tryouts will be in September. If you are interested, please register for drop-in basketball, and attend tryout dates. These will be published soon.

*Please make sure to register your player for the appropriate Mid-Maryland tryout

If you have any questions, please contact our MAYAA Basketball Team. Email us at: MAYAASPORTS.BASKETBALL@GMAIL.COM

Our league team is:

Scott White - Commissioner Grades 1-4

Matt Niper - Commissioner Grades 5-12

Kurt Wietzel - Commissioner Travel/Mid-Maryland

Tim McTavish - Commissioner Officials