Try-Out Dates and Coaches

2019-2020 Rep Team Try-Outs

  • For athletes born in 2011 (U10) to 2001 (U19).
  • THERE ARE NO FEES TO ATTEND A TRY-OUT
  • BRING A REVERSIBLE JERSEY AND A WATER BOTTLE

Please email spartansbasketballnorthbay@gmail.com to indicate interest in playing rep basketball with your son or daughter’s name and birth year before the try-out date.

BOYS PROGRAMS

  • U10 Co-ed
    • Open to boys and girls born in 2011 and 2010
    • Head Coach Dustin Albert
    • Season will focus on skill development and enjoyment of the game with 1 to 2 practices per week as well as up to 12 games played locally or in nearby communities.
    • Player fee estimated at under $250
    • Season runs from November to March
    • 1st try-out: Sunday October 20, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 am at West Ferris school.
    • 2nd try-out: Saturday October 26, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 am at West Ferris school.
    • Contact spartansbasketballnorthbay@gmail.com with any inquiries.
  • U12 Boys
    • Open to boys born in 2008 and 2009
    • Head Coach Lucas Jones (lucasjones@yahoo.com)
    • Team will play in the Ontario Basketball League 
    • Player fee estimated at $600
    • Season runs from November to April
    • 1st try-out: Saturday September 28, 2019 from 10 to 11 am at West Ferris school.
    • 2nd try-out: Saturday October 5, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 am at West Ferris school. 6 to 8pm at Canadore College, main campus gymnasium.
  • U14 Boys
    • Open to boys born in 2006 and 2007
    • Head Coach Mich Gagne (mich.gagne77@gmail.com)
    • Team will play in the Ontario Basketball League
    • Player fee estimated at $800
    • Season runs from November to April
    • 1st try-out: Friday September 27, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 pm at West Ferris
    • 2nd try-out: Sunday September 29, 2019 from 2 to 3:30 pm at West Ferris

HIGH SCHOOL AGED BOYS TEAMS

****TRY-OUTS ARE OPEN TO ALL BOYS BORN BETWEEN 2005 AND 2001.

Teams will compete in the Ontario Basketball League with weekend games in the GTA.

These are the competition dates:

*indicates that games are played both Saturday and Sunday. Other dates will be Saturday or Sunday.

FINAL TRY-OUTS

    • U15 boys (2005):
      • Sunday February 23rd, 2020 10 am to 11:30 am at Algonguin
      • Head Coach Pat Lalonde; Assistants: Tyson Brear, Tim Lowe
      • Team will play in the Ontario Basketball League
    • U16 Boys (2004)
      • Thursday February 27 & Tuesday March 3, 2020.
      • 8 pm to 9:30 pm at SJSH
      • Coach Riley Roy
      • Team will play in the Ontario Basketball League
    • U17 to U19 boys (2003, 2002, 2001 )
      • Sunday March 1, 2020 from 9:30 am to 11 am at Chippewa
      • Head Coach Stephen Hong; Assistants: Thomas Cory, Charlie Hancock
    • IF YOU WANT TO TRY-OUT BUT CANNOT ATTEND PLEASE EMAIL
    • Time & locations subject to change – Follow Spartans on Instagram or FaceBook for updates.
    • IF YOU HAVE A JOB AND WILL BE UNAVAILABLE TO PLAY GAMES ON WEEKENDS PLEASE INFORM THE COACH AT TRY-OUTS.
    • BRING A REVERSIBLE JERSEY AND WATER BOTTLE TO TRY-OUTS.
    • The player fees will be approximately $1,000.
    • If a coach/team decide to travel and room as a team, fees have typically been $1000-$1,200 for the season including travel and accommodation costs.
    • If a coach/team decide to travel and room with parents, fees can be as low as $500 for the season.
    • Contact spartansbasketballnorthbay@gmail.com with any inquiries or the Boys Convenor and President Michael Mitchell (mike@martelmitchell.ca)

GIRLS PROGRAMS

For inquiries about our girls programs please contact Larry Tougas at 705-303-8104.

  • U10 Co-ed
    • Open to boys and girls born in 2011 and 2010
    • Head Coach Dustin Albert
    • Season will focus on skill development and enjoyment of the game with 1 to 2 practices per week as well as up to 12 games played locally or in nearby communities.
    • Cost estimated at under $250
    • Season runs from November to March
    • 1st try-out: Sunday October 20, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 am at West Ferris school.
    • 2nd try-out: Saturday October 26, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 am at West Ferris school.
    • Contact spartansbasketballnorthbay@gmail.com with any inquiries.
  • U13 Girls
    • Head Coach Carissa Poulin carissa.poulin34@hotmail.ca)
    • Open to girls born in 2007, 2008 and 2009
    • 1st try-out: Saturday September 28, 2019 from 11 am to 12:30 pm at West Ferris school.
    • 2nd try-out: Sunday September 29, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Nipissing University.
  • U16 Girls
    • We plan to have a U16 Girls OBL team open to all girls born in 2004, 2005, and 2006 and an OBA team.
    • U16 OBL team coaches:  Kurtis Herron (kurtisherron@gmail.com) and Mat Sneddon
    • U16 OBA team coaches: Tristan Tremblay (tristan@martelmitchell.ca) and Andrea Shuttleworth
    • The try-outs will be held concurrently and all girls born in 2004, 2005 or 2006 interested in playing should attend the U16 try-outs.
      • 1st Try-out: Sunday November 10, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 pm at Algonquin
      • 2nd Try-out: Thursday November 14, 2019 from 7 to 8:30 pm Sunday November 17, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 pm at Algonquin.
      • Try-out dates are subject to change depending on gym availability and high school girls finals schedule. Please check back here and/or on IG or FB for updates before the try-out.
  • U19 Girls
    • U19 Girls try-outs are open to all girls born in 2003, 2002, and 2001
    • 1st Try-out: Monday November 25, 2019 – 8 to 9:30 pm at SJSH
    • 2nd Try-out: Wednesday November 27, 2019 – 8 to 9:30 pm at SJSH
    • Contact Kally Levac (watmorek@gmail.com) or Larry Tougas (larry@tourismnorthbay.com) with any inquiries