While no gyms are available at this time MT AIRY YOUTH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION wishes to be pro-active with their basketball program. In the absence of league play, they, with gym availability, will run an inhouse program. It will be broken into boys and girls in three grade groups: 4th. thru 6th., 7th. thru 9th. and 10th thru 12th. Players may register without fee. Fee will be collected when and if play begins.
1st & 2nd Grade – (U8) CLINIC
MAYAA 1st and 2ndth 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 1 time a week with games on Saturday’s
Games are played with coaches on the floor, No score or records kept3rd & 4th Grade – (U10) INSTRUCTIONAL
MAYAA 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 inhouse setting.
1 game per week to introduce a Game Environment with Practice 1 time per week, Games on Saturdays. either 4x4 or 5 x 5 full court games! Referees wiil be used and scores kept.
Evaluations will be completed to create balanced teams. Coach request will not be guaranteed.
5th & 6th Grade – (U12)
MAYAA 5th & 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 of the Monocacy Youth Basketball Association. (Rules on their web-site)
Practices will be 2hours per week and games will be on Saturday or Sunday.
MAYAA will complete Evaluations to create balanced teams. Coach request will not be guaranteed.
7th & 8th Grade – (U14)
MAYAA 7th & 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 the Monocacy youth basketball league.
Boys and Girls will play on MAYAA recreation assigned teams
All Teams will play in the recreation based - Monocacy Youth Basketball Associatio (rules on their web-site)
MAYAA will complete Evaluations to allow teams to be selected and placed appropriately within the Monocacy League. Coach request will not be guaranteed
9th/10th and 11/12th. Grade Boys and Girls Basketball
These divisions are pending on the Monocacy Youth Basketball Asscociation's Meeting
MAYAA Basketball will offer Boys & Girls players the opportunity tryout for Select Basketball teams.
Boys teams will be selected in grade levels 3rd/4th, 5th. & 6th. (Grades maybe combined if sufficient interest doesn’t exist) These boys will be participating in the Carroll County Boys Basketball League.
A 3rd/4th grade boys and a 3rd/4th. girls team will be selected to play in the Division A of the Monocacy Youth Basketball Associationat email@example.com or or
Tryouts will be separate from Recreation Evaluations.
6th, 7th & 8thGrade Boys & Girls attending Mt Airy Middle School or living in that School District are urged to try-out for” MID MARYLAND BOYS BASKETBALL or" Mid-Maryland Girls Basketbal
The Mid Maryland League will prepare players for the High school level with practice 1-2 times a week and games on Saturday’s and/orSunday’s. (18 game season)
Please contact boys Chairperson, Mark DeFabio or Basketball Commissioner, Denny Ahaslt at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Coaches Wanted!!! IF you are interested in volunteering to Coach please reach out to Denny Ahalt -
Background checks will be required for every volunteer.