Girls Basketball

Girls Program Manager: Randy Lindsey

Administrator:  Kayce Rutledge (kaycerutledge@yahoo.com)

Hurricane Athletics offers basketball at the middle school, junior varsity, and varsity levels, for both boys and girls.

See all current information below!

Practice locations vary.  Games are generally no further than 1 hour away, and it is the parents' responsibility to get their athlete to the games, although car pooling is encouraged and often available.


Girls Basketball Tryouts 
An online waiver must be signed before tryouts -  CLICK HERE

PLEASE NOTE:  Any athlete interested in participating on a Hurricanes team MUST be present at tryouts unless there is an unavoidable conflict. If this is not possible for you, please e-mail Randy Lindsey (lindsey.randy@gmail.com)

 

Tryout Location:  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (1002 S. Buncombe Road, Greer)

Tryout Dates:
Please note that while we are requiring tryouts by grade level, we are not restricting teams to only certain grade levels.


Saturday, August 17th

Girls (6th-8th Grades) - 9:30 - 11:00 am

Girls (9th-12th Grades) - 11:00a - 12:30 pm

 

Late Interest Tryouts

We will post dates in September and October for late interest tryouts. Please note that late interest tryouts will only be available in the event we have openings on a team, so it is important to make the original tryout date.

 

Who Can Try Out: Any home schooled student (or a traditionally-schooled student whose school does not offer girls basketball), 6th grade to 12th grade. It is the age eligibility policy of Greenville Hurricanes that athletes for the 2019/2020 school year do not turn 11 after 9/1/19 and do not turn 19 before 7/1/19.

 

Coaches for 2019/2020 Season:

MSG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / Assistant Coach - John Lancaster

JVG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / Assistant Coach - Sandy Reynolds

VG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / Assistant Coach - TBD


Other Important Dates:  

  • 8/19 - Teams will be announced

  • 8/19 - 8/22 - Online registration open

  • 8/24 - Team activity and Mandatory Parent/Player Meeting - (Payment, Physical and Birth Certificate turned in - see below for more info) Uniform sizing

  • 9/6 - Practices begin (a full pre-season practice schedule will be released before August 24th)

  • 9/27-28 - Kick-off Camp

  • 10/25 - Uniform Payment Due
     

Practice Schedule:
(We are working on acquiring the use of another gym, which could cause schedules to be adjusted.)

The practice schedule will vary based on game schedules and gym availability. We will post a schedule of practice dates and time as well as have them in the SI app for easy tracking.

 

Game Schedule:  Will be available on your Sports Illustrated Play app after registering online.

Registration Fees:

 GIRLS BASKETBALL

Parents: Our goal is to develop a program that provides a competitive environment while giving the players the opportunity for development. We are excited to be able to reduce the cost of participation this year due to the fundraising.

 

As we did last year, we are breaking up the fees into two parts: 

 1) the amount due for registration, and

 2) the amount each athlete will need to generate in donations/fundraisers before Nov 1st

 

Girls basketball registration fee covers the following costs

  1. Administrative expenses to support the team (insurance, personnel, etc)

  2. Operations - facilities expenses, officials, equipment

  3. Participation in the 2019/20 season

  4. $30 off for a sibling/relative to attend the Tropical Storm Basketball Camp in 2020

  5. Participation in the 2020 Skills Clinic (about 15-17 sessions) Value = $75 

  6. Free access to the games for immediate family: mom, dad, and siblings.

 

JVG/VG - $100 + $100 fundraising

  • Due October 4th = $100

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

MSG  - $75 + $100 fundraising

  • Due before first practice = $75

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

 

Fundraising

This is a critical aspect of our program. With more time available between tryouts and the first game, it will allow everyone time to raise money. We will have individual and group initiatives that each player can use to raise funds to reduce the cost of the program-related fees. If you have any ideas for raising funds, please let us know. We will provide some additional ongoing ways for individual players to raise money to offset program related costs.

 

Other Season Costs:

Girl’s Basketball Uniforms -all teams will use the same jersey’s as last year. If you are new, the cost is listed below:

  • JV/Varsity Teams

    • Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $115 

  • MS Teams

    • Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $70

 

Policies: Please look over the Hurricane Athletics Handbook to see Hurricane Athletics policies. The Handbook is found at the greenvillehurricanes.com web site, or you can use this link:

 

Link: Handbook

 

Sports Physical: A physical is NOT required to participate in tryouts, however a physical will be necessary to complete your registration the first week of October. Physicals cannot be more than a year old. Check out the link below to see when your child's physical expires.

 

Link: Sports Physicals List

 

Click here to print out the sports physical form to take to your doctor -

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2d685b202d1a2b5695daf32a7/files/d82b1aef-70a9-4acd-8922-f3d0fc919dd3/PPE_2016.pdf

 

Birth Certificate: If you have never participated with Greenville Hurricane Athletics, please bring a copy of your birth certificate to tryouts. Check out the link above to see if we have your child's BC on file.

 

Reminder - Please fill out the Online Waiver in order for your child to
participate in Girls Basketball Tryouts - bit.ly/HurricanesWaiver

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