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2018 Fall/Winter Select Team Tryouts

2018 Fall/Winter SEASON RUNS Sept 9-Feb 10

Tryout Schedule: (Go to the tryout of the grade you are entering in the Fall of 2018)

5th Grade: Monday, Sept 3rd from 6:15-7:15pm at Small Faces and Tuesday, Sept 4th from 6:15-7:45pm at Small Faces

6th Grade: Monday, Sept 3rd from 5:30-7pm at Emmanuel Church and Tuesday, Sept. 4th from 5:30-6:45pm at Emmanuel Church

7th & 8th Grade: Wednesday, Sept 5th from 5:30-7:30pm at Emmanuel Church and Sunday, Sept. 9th from 4:30-6pm at Ballard High School Aux gym

9th Grade: Tuesday, Sept 4th from 8:00-9:15pm at Emmanuel Church and Wednesday, Sept 5th from 7:30-9:15pm at Emmanuel Church 

10th and Above: Monday, Sept 3rd from 6:30-8:30pm at Ballard High School Thursday, Sept 6 from 7:30-8:45pm

WE WILL HOLD A PARENT MEETING AT THE START OF EACH TRYOUT SESSION TO UPDATE YOU ON PRACTICE SCHEDULE, TOURNEY SCHEDULE AND COSTS. 

Teams made by Sept 9- NO PRACTICES WINTER BREAK 

TEAM DETAILS

If you make a team, you are guaranteed a spot for the Fall/Winter season.

Teams will hold 10 players on the game roster and 2-3 practice players who may be offered game time if a spot becomes available. We try to select players for a balanced, even roster and aim to play everyone fairly equally, but we also have a 1 quarter minimum playing time rule. If your daughter is getting the 1 quarter minimum, we will talk to you about our reasoning. 

While we want players to play multiple sports, we do require a steady practice commitment to be able to compete in local tournaments and build team momentum. Select team members may only have 5 unplanned practice absences per season.  

If the select team commitment is too much for your daughter,  we do offer an In House League option on Sundays. We will also continue to offer trainings on days to supplement team practices or instead of the select team commitment. 

While our players tend to draw mostly from the Ballard-area (due to our Ballard practice locations), we won't turn a player away if they are a good fit for the team but live outside of Ballard. 

This Fall/Winter, we are please to continue our partnership with 3D Total Health who will offer a sports performance and injury prevention program to our athletes. Each athlete can attend one AMPT session/week at the time slot that works best for them. Check them out here. This program is included in the price of your team fee.

New players or players who have out-grown their uniforms may purchase them for $50 on the registration link.  

Below is the commitment for each of the teams:  

  • 5th Team- 2 practices/week, 1 AMPT session/week and 5 tournaments (3-5 games each)- Coach Sara Wetstone (Fall) and Coach Taylor Mulberg (Winter)
  • 6th Team- 2 practices/week, 1 AMPT session/week and 5 tournaments (3-5 games each)- Coach Michelle Gallagher (Fall)/ Coach Taylor Mulberg (Winter)
  • 7th Caitlin- 1 long practice/week, 1 training/week and 1 AMPT session/week and 15-20 games (league or tournaments)- Coach Caitlin
  • 7th Team- 1 long practice/week, 1 training/week, and 1 AMPT session/week and 5 tournaments (3-5 games each)- Coach Taylor Mulberg
  • 8th Team- 1 long practice/week , 1 training/week, and  1 AMPT session/week and 5 tournaments (3-5 games each)- Coach Taylor Mulberg
  • 9th Team- 1 long practice/week, 1 training/week, and  1 AMPT session/week and 3 tournaments (3-5 games each) -  Coach Taylor Mulberg (Fall only)
  • High School Team -1 long practice/week, plus Ballard HS open gyms and unlimited strength and conditioning sessions and 3 tournaments (3-5 games each)- Coach Taylor Mulberg (Fall only)

Most Fall/Winter team fees will be $1280/game player or $800/practice player. Our 9th grade team will be $640/game player. Our 10th & Up team will be $330/game player. Payment plans and partial scholarship available.

Gym Addresses:

Emmanuel Church: 503 N 50th St. (Entrance on 49th and Dayton)

Ballard Boys & Girls Club: 1767 NW 64th St 

Small Faces: 92nd and 14th Ave NW

Tips for Parents and Players: 

Tryouts are designed to help find the right fit for each player. Through a series of drills and games, we will be looking for the following skills, decision-making and attitudes:

Ball handling, passing, defense, rebounding, scoring,  timing and spacing, toughness, aggressiveness, focus, awareness, coach-ability, and communication.

 If a player does not make a team, she will have the option on playing in our In House League (see tab on this site).  

If you have any questions, please contact club director Sara: wetstonesara@yahoo.com

8th Grade Best of the West Champs

8th Grade Best of the West Champs

6th Grade Team

6th Grade Yakima Best of the West Tourney


7th Grade Guffey Champions


4th Grade Puget Sound Cascade Travel League - Silver Division Champions


6th Grade Guffey Champions


8th Grade River Classic Champions

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