This league will focus on skill development (and as the season goes on), skill enhancement. Players are placed on teams based on skill level and availability. Teams will be coached by volunteer coaches who have successfully completed the Wakeman Coaches Certification Course. Course dates are listed in this book. The 3rd grade division shoots at 9 ft. baskets. The 4th and 5th graders shoot at 10 ft. baskets. All Pee Wee leagues play with an intermediate sized ball.
The difference between Wakeman’s Pee Wee league and most others is that the Wakeman coaches and staff will divide each team into two squads: “Starters” and “Finishers”. “Finishers” are players who are more experienced & only play against other “Finishers” while “Starters” are players who are less experienced or beginners, and play against other “Starters”. Each player must attend an evaluation. Evaluation dates will be available after registration.
Practice begins the week of November 13th and is held Monday-Friday primarily between 5:00pm & 8:45pm. Players will be assigned to a team and a one-hour weekly practice time based on skill level, availability and the school your child attends. A detailed information packet will be mailed out after registration. This will include practice time options, a conflict sheet, a volunteer coaching form and more information about the program.
Each team will play 9 games on the following weekends: November 18/19, December 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, January 6/7, 13/14,