Our mission is to organize competitive youth basketball teams and instructional basketball programs for elementary through high school boys in Rocklin and the South Placer County area. Our teams and programs are built on teaching solid fundamentals and a
 
 
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‚Äč2018 YBA Boys/Girls High School

AAU and Travel Team Information

FREE Nike Gear Package: YBA Elite Players will receive a Nike Gear Package including: Nike Earphones, Nike Shooting Shirts, Nike Backpacks and Nike Elite Socks. Also included is YBA Elite Custom Uniform. (Free Gear Package Value $300)

Mandatory Register for Tryouts (Click Here) once registered you will receive updated info, team and details. 

2018 will highlight college coaches and recruiters on staff in 2018. Why does YBA have college coaches on staff? College coaches network with other college coaches and their jobs are to promote to other schools that maybe a better fit for players. With so many options of colleges it can be overwhelming at times. YBA will give information on the recruiting and preparation process for college and network to get your child to college. We will do this with a high-level staff that is experienced with the process to help you. YBA has over 150 college players, Pro and NBA players who is next?? 

YBA College Coaches:

  • Brandon Cole (Central Wyoming College)
  • Dave Garcia (William Jessup University) 
  • Marcus Moore (Sierra College) 
  • Chris Collins (American River College)
  • Jason Taylor (American River College)
  • Pauletta Hendrix (Former Chico State College Ast Coach and Recruiter) 
  • Imhotet Amen-Ra (Pacific Union College) 
  • Ken Gee Phenom Girls Director (Nike Affiliate)
  • Working with Hombolt State, Sonoma State, William Jessup University and Arizona Western College Coaching Staff. 

 

High School Tryouts Boys info:

High School Coaching Staff: Men

17U Elite Travel (Brandon Cole/Dave Garcia) (Central Wyoming College) (William Jessup University) 

17U Travel Team (Adam Al Mujadidi) (Foothill High School)

16U Elite Travel (Marcus Robinson/Chris Collins) (Oakmont High School) (American River College)

16U Travel Team (Adam Al Mujadidi) (Foothill High School)

15U Travel Team (Anthony Anderson) (Granite Bay High School)

15U Travel Team (Chance Peterson) (Oakmont High/Gonzaga)

  • Feb 25 6:00-7:30 15U Boys Tryouts & 16/17U Workouts/Evaluations/Scrimmage (Non-Playoff Teams)
  • March 3-4 Evaluation Games 15U Boys
  • March 4th Boys 2018 TRYOUTS 15/16/17U 7:30-9:00 (Roster spots held for playoff players)
  • March 11th Boys 2018 TRYOUTS 15/16/17U 7:30-9:00 (Roster spots held for playoff players)
  • March Practices TBA
  • March 10-11th 15U-16U (Evaluation Tournament)
  • March 17-18 16U, 17U  (Evaluation Tournament)
  • March 24-25 16U, 17U  (Evaluation Tournament)
  • Mar 26th Finalize teams
  • Mar 26-29th  Practice March 26th-29th Hardwood Palace and American River College
  • April Practices Hardwood Palace and American River College

 

High School Tryouts Girls info:

High School Coaching Staff: Women

17U Elite Travel (Jayson Taylor) (American River College)

17U Travel Team (Imhotet Amen-Ra) (Pacific Union College)

16U Elite Travel (Mike Shaw) (Capitol Christian)

16U Travel Team (Jayson Taylor) (American River College)

15U Travel Team (Pauletta Hendrix) (Chico State College)

15U Travel Team (Trison York) (Del Oro High School)

  • Feb 25 7:30-9:00 15U Girls Tryouts & 16/17U Workouts/Evaluations/Scrimmage (Non-Playoff Teams)
  • March 3-4 Evaluation Games 15U Women
  • March 4th   Girls 2018 TRYOUTS 15/16/17U 6:00-7:30 (Roster spots held for playoff players)
  • March 11th  Girls 2018 TRYOUTS 15/16/17U 6:00-7:30 (Roster spots held for playoff players)
  • March Practices TBA
  • March 10-11th 15U-16U (Evaluation Tournament)
  • March 17-18 16U, 17U  (Evaluation Tournament)
  • March 24-25 16U, 17U  (Evaluation Tournament)
  • Mar 26th Finalize teams
  • Mar 26-29th  Practice March 26th-29th Hardwood Palace and American River College
  • April Practices Hardwood Palace and American River College
Frequent Asked Questions:
  • When can my child officially tryout? Players can tryout once they are not participating with the school team (including playoffs) 
  • What work out tryout dates should I make? As many as you can (more players will attend when playoffs conclude)
  • How much is it? Spring is $350 if you make the Elite Travel team there will be some added NCAA showcase fees
  • Who are the coaches?
  • Do you have a local team? Our Travel team's play mostly at Hardwood Palace playing other travel teams but will travel to the Bay Area (We are a travel team that everyone travels to us)
  • What are YBA Elite Teams? These are team that travel to NCAA Showcase tournaments on the West Coast and Las Vegas and are a Nike Affiliate. 
  • Why so many College Coaches? College Coaches network with other college coaches
  • Spring Practice Days and Times? TBA (within 10 Days)
  • Can players play up? Players can tryout for any age group or team (Expect teams to be very competitive once formed)  
  • Should I pay for scouting services? They are mostly money grab's don't do it
  • How can I get recruited? #1 Grades open many doors for your child! Your child is a D1 Player if your child is getting calls from D1 College coaches every day in the contact period. If your child is not in that category we will work with you to find the College for you and network you to your Dream School, Realistic School & Fall Back School. 
  • Will my child get a scholarship playing in NCAA showcase events? College coaches will be in attendance YBA will network for you we have over 150 College, Pro and NBA players (Who's Next) 

Spring and Summer Cost Detail:

  • Spring $350 Mar-May (Includes local tournaments & Reno, Coaches Stipend, Practices and Training)
  • Summer $200 July (Includes local tournaments Coaches Stipend, Practices and Training)
  • NCAA and Showcase Events $300 (Required for Elite Travel Teams One Time Annual (Non-Refundable) National Tournaments Cost. This fee covers the national events that cost up to 3x the cost of local tournaments. NCAA and National Travel Schedule (Click Here) is posted book early for saving on hotels and airfare VRBO is a great way to get together and save money. 

Fundraise to offset your Elite Travel Fees: Sell tickets to March 16th YBA Fundraiser (Click Here for Fundraiser Details) 100% of tickets sold will go directly to players fees and cost. 

~Note~ Gear Package will not be distributed until Spring fees and Annual National Tournament Cost are paid or Fundraiser tickets sold.