Basketball

Boys Program Manager:  Chad Alana

Boys Administrator: Charley Moore (charleygirl12345@hotmail.com)

Girls Program Manager: Randy Lindsey

Administrator:  Alyssa Lancaster (alyssa.lancaster@cru.org)

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. 

(scroll down for Girls Tryouts & Season Info )

BOYS BASKETBALL 2018/2019 TRYOUT & SEASON INFORMATION
Tryout Date: 
Saturday, September 15th

Boys who were not a part of the summer conditioning will need to sign the online waiver at this link - bit.ly/CanesWaiver

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

     * MSB 1:00-2:30

     * JV/VB 2:30-4:30

Who Can Try Out: Any home schooled student (or a traditionally-schooled student whose school does not offer basketball), 6th grade to 12th grade. It is the age eligibility policy of Greenville Hurricanes that athletes for the 2018/2019 school year do not turn 11 after 9/1/18 and do not turn 19 before 7/1/18.

Other Important Dates:  

  • 9/15 - Teams will be announced

  • 9/15 - 9/17 - Online registration open

  • 9/17 - Mandatory Parent/Player Meeting - (Payment, Physical and Birth Certificate turned in - see below for more info)

  • 9/18 - Practices begin 

  • 11/1 - 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 times as well as having them in the SI app for easy tracking.

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

Registration Fees:

Parents: Our goal is to develop a program that provides a competitive environment while giving the players the opportunity for development. This year we will include season tickets in the price of registration.

The registration fee will be broken up into two parts 1) The amount due before the first practice and 2) the amount each athlete will need to generate in donations/fundraisers before the first game

Boys basketball registration fees cover the following costs:

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

  2. Operations - facilities expenses, officials, equipment

  3. Participation in the 2018/19 season

  4. Free access to the games for mom, dad, and siblings

JVB/VB - $185 + $100 fundraising

  • Due before first practice = $185

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

MSB  - $125 + $100 fundraising

  • Due before first practice = $125

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

Fundraising:

We will have individual and group initiatives that each player can use to raise funds to reduce the cost of the program-related fee.  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:

Boy's Basketball Uniforms -all teams will use the same jerseys as last year. If you are new, below are the costs.

  • JV/Varsity Team Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $100 (includes shooter shirt). Returning JV or Varsity players can use last year's uniform.

  • MS Team Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $50. Returning MS players can use last year's uniform

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.


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GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUT INFORMATION
Girls who were not a part of the summer conditioning will need to sign the online waiver at this link - bit.ly/CanesWaiver

 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, September 8th

  • Girls (6th-8th Grades) - 9:30 - 11:00 am
  • Girls (9th-12th Grades) - 11:00a - 12:30 pm

Saturday, September 15th

  • Girls (6th-8th Grades) - 9:30 - 11:00 am
  • Girls (9th-12th Grades) - 11:00a - 12:30 pm

Monday, October 15th (if needed for late interest/new students only and only if room is available on the team)

  • Girls (6th-12th Grades) - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Who Can Try Out: Any home schooled student (or a traditionally-schooled student whose school does not offer basketball), 6th grade to 12th grade. It is the age eligibility policy of Greenville Hurricanes that athletes for the 2018/2019 school year do not turn 11 after 9/1/18 and do not turn 19 before 7/1/18.

Coaches for 2018/2019 Season:

  • MSG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / As sistant Coach - Jon Lancaster
  • JVG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / Assistant Coach - Shea Ellerbrock
  • VG - Head Coach - Randy Lindsey / Assistant Coach - Laura Ellerbrock

Other Important Dates:  

  • 9/21 - Teams will be announced

  • 9/21 - 9/24 - Online registration open

  • 9/24 - Mandatory Parent/Player Meeting - (Payment, Physical and Birth Certificate turned in - see below for more info)

  • 10/12 - Practices begin (a full pre-season practice schedule will be released before Sept 1)

  • 10/19-20 - Kick-off Camp

  • 11/1 - 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:

Parents: Our goal is to develop a program that provides a competitive environment while giving the players the opportunity for development. This year we will include season tickets and the 2019 Summer Training Camp and Skills Clinic into the fee and player financial commitment.

This year, we are breaking up the registration fee into two parts 1) The amount due before the first practice and 2) the amount each athlete will need to generate in donations/fundraisers before the first game

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 2018/19 season

  4. Participation in the 2019 Skills Clinic (which will be about 15-17 sessions) Value = $75 (Note: Our first year of Skills Clinic was offered at the promotion price of $25, the true value of the Skills Clinic based on the content is higher. The Fee for the 2019 Spring/Summer Training Camp and Skills Clinic will be $75 for any new players that do not participate in the 2018/19 Basketball Season)

  5. $30 off for a sibling/relative to attend the 2019 Tropical Storm Basketball Camp

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

JVG/VG -

  • Due before first practice = $185

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

MSG  - $125 + $100 fundraising

  • Due before first practice = $125

  • Due before first game = $100 fundraising/donations

Fundraising:

We will have individual and group initiatives that each player can use to raise funds to reduce the cost of the program-related fee. Already this summer we were able to do some simple fundraising activities, and as a result, were able to add the 2019 Summer Skills Clinic as part of this season's registration with little to no increase in the overall fee. 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, below are the cost.

  • JV/Varsity Team Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $100 (includes shooter shirt). Returning JV or Varsity players can use last year's uniform.

  • MS Team Uniforms - Will require purchase of a uniform for $50. Returning MS players can use last year's uniform

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.

We're glad to answer any questions! Can't wait to see you in September!!

COACH RANDY LINDSEY
GREENVILLE HURRICANE BASKETBALL

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