Posts tagged "youth basketball"

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Vote for the Jr. NBA Coach of the Year on Twitter

Editor’s Note: The Jr. NBA and Positive Coaching Alliance have partnered together to create a program designed to honor influential youth basketball coaches and the impactful work that they do for our game. The Jr. NBA Coach of the Year award is given to a youth…

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The 4 Magic Ways 100% Of The Girls In This Premier Youth Girl’s Basketball Program Are Receiving College Offers

Of the approximately 430,000 female basketball players in high school, roughly only 6.4% will continue to play in college. The odds of a female athlete playing NCAA Division I basketball is 84:1. For the girls playing with the 17 teams of the Northwest Magic, 100%…

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The One Website That Will Connect Your Travel Team Across The Country

Looking for that one-stop shop to connect and market your travel team to events, tournaments, or other travel teams across the country? Well, we think we have the website just for you. It’s called The Hub and it contains everything from listing events and tournaments…

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What Mike Klinzing of Head Start Can Teach You About Your Basketball Program

Head Start Basketball is a youth basketball organization that has been teaching the fundamentals of the game through camps, individual skill training, and online training videos in the greater Cleveland area since 1993. It was founded by Mike Klinzing. They have approximately 1,000 plus players,…

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How 3 Entrepreneurs Convinced an NBA Star to Invest in LeagueApps

Shane Battier And Why He Started With LeagueApps This story appears in both the January 2017 edition of Entrepreneur magazine and online at entrepreneur.com. You can read the full article here. In February 2015, Shane Battier attended a dinner for sports-tech companies, hosted by the…

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The Jr. NBA Wants To Give Your Youth Basketball Program A $1,000 Under Armour Gift Card

If your youth basketball program is focused on growing the game of basketball through sportsmanship, fundamentals, and team work, then you deserve free marketing and Under Armour apparel and equipment for it. Now you actually can, thanks to a new initiative launched by the Jr. NBA to…

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5 Ways Sports Management Software Can Help Implement NBA and USA Basketball Guidelines [infographic]

Basketball is the most popular youth sport in the country. In 2015-16, there were 9.8 million boys and girls that participated, according to the Sport and Fitness Industry Association. Youth basketball remains strong in the country. However, there is historically been a lack of organizational…

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NYC Youth Partner Day A Slam Dunk

Instead of watching Steph Curry and LeBron James during their pre-Game Three warmups, the LeagueApps team was hustling on their own home court on Wednesday night hosting some of their partners. The anticipation of talking youth basketball combined with the buzz of the NBA Finals…