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Welcome to the EYO Basketball website.

Registration for the 2022-2023 season will begin in September and run through early November. Register by 11/1 and receive a $15 early registration discount. Practices and games will run from Mid-November through the End of February.  Please contact Herb Switzer at [email protected] with any questions or for more information.

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EYO Basketball is a recreational program with an emphasis on skill development, exercise and fun!  Our program accommodates children ages 5-18.  Our games are typically held at local school gymnasiums.  Coach’s preference and court availability determine practice days and times. 

  • Programs are offered for coed, girls only and boys only.
  • Leagues range from Kindergarten through High School.  
  • The season begins in Mid-November and continues through February. 
  • We offer Travel Basketball for 4th thru 8th grade boys.  Please inquire about tryout dates.  Contact info for coaches can be found at the bottom of the basketball page.

Recreational Basketball Leagues

Game and practice days will be determined by gym space requested by permit though the County.  Each age group has a set practice night and set game nights which include Saturday for most age groups. See below to read more information on each specific league.

 Coed Basketball Leagues Cost** Girls Basketball Leagues* Cost** Boys Basketball Leagues Cost**
 Kindergarten / 1st Grade League
$130  clinic 7-9 $125  4th / 5th Grade League $160
 2nd / 3rd Grade League
$160  ages 10-14 $160  6th / 7th Grade League $160
 
   ages 13-18 $160  8th / 9th Grade League $160
        High School League  $160
 

                   
* age as of Aug 31
   
     ** Cost listed is for Regular Registration which runs through October.  

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Recreational Leagues

EYO Basketball offers opportunities in the winter for players grades K though 12.   Learn more...

Travel

  EYO currently has full-time Travel Basketball teams for 4th thru 8th grade boys and a girls 5th grade team.  

Referees

EYO uses referees ranging from Adults to age 13.  Learn more...

 

Coed Basketball Leagues

Kindergarten / 1st Grade Clinic League - Coed

The Kindergarten/First Grade Clinic league will consist of 2 one hour clinics per week.  The first part of the clinic will focus on skill development followed by a scrimmage with another team.  The League will run from early November through February.  Practices/games are held Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

2nd / 3rd Grade League - Coed

This coed league is an introduction to competitive Basketball via instructional team practices and 5 on 5 full court play games.  A strong emphasis is placed on teaching and learning basic fundamental Basketball Skills (dribbling, passing, shooting, etc.),   Basketball Rules, Teamwork, Sportsmanship, and “having fun”.     

Player evaluations will be held following registration and prior to the start of the season and are utilized by the League Coordinator to form even/balanced teams at the onset of the season in the interest of fair play.  Therefore, requests for specific coaches, teams, teammates, etc. will be honored to the best of the league's ability, but cannot be guaranteed.   All players will receive considerable playing time during games (based on the league rules each child will play a minimum of 1/2 of each game). This league will keep scores during games and use referees.  The season will involve Round Robin play and a tournament at the end of the season (playoffs).   The Player Evaluation date will be held in early November.  All registered participants are strongly recommended to attend.  Parents should make every effort to set the date aside. Each participant will be given a 30 minute scheduled eval time.  Players will be sized for jerseys at this time as well.

Teams will have one practice and one game per week.  The League is scheduled to meet for games on Saturday mornings with practices held once a week on Thursdays. However, practice day subject to change based on permit approvals and gym space availability.   Beginning in November, teams will meet once per week for practice sessions only, and then will move to one practice and one game (Thursdays and Saturdays) per week for December thru February.  The league culminates in a double-elimination playoff tournament and all-star game at the end of February.

Players will receive numbered moisture-wick jerseys.  All Head Coaches are ASEP certified.  Our baskets are set at 8' and we use a youth-sized 27' basketball.

Girls Basketball Leagues

Girls basketball update  

For the winter basketball season Elkridge girls’ basketball will join forces with the Savage Boys & Girls Club (SBGC) and Howard County Recreation & Parks (HCRP) to form a Howard County alliance league.  For the past two seasons we have played exhibition games against teams from these leagues.  These exhibitions were a positive addition to our program, and we hope to build on that experience going forward.  

Age groups are 7-9 & 10-14.   

We offer an in-house instructional league for girls age 7-9.  The league is non-competitive (no standings are kept) and the coaches serve as referees for the games. 

Player evaluations and team formation will take place in after Thanksgiving.  Practices will start after teams are formed and continue until winter break.  

Games will begin in January.  The season will be 8 or 9 games, played on Saturdays.  In addition, there will be end of season playoffs.  All games will be played in Howard County.   

Andrew Williams, EYO girl basketball coordinator.  

Contact [email protected] for more info.  



Boys Basketball Leagues

4th  /5th Grade League - Boys

The objective of EYO Boys Fourth/Fifth Grade Basketball is to provide a positive environment for boys to learn the fundamentals of the game of basketball in both practices and games.  Games will be played on a regulation height basket.  Scores and standings will be kept.  An end of season tournament and all-star game will be held.



The league will practice twice per week in November.  During the remainder of the season teams will play games on Wednesdays and Saturdays and practice once per week on Fridays.



6th / 7th Grade League - Boys

The objective of EYO Boys Sixth/Seventh Grade Basketball is to provide a positive environment for boys to learn the fundamentals of the game of basketball in both practices and games.  Games will be played on a regulation height basket.  Scores and standings will be kept.  An end of season tournament and all-star game will be held.



The league will practice twice per week in November.  During the remainder of the season teams will play games on Thursday and Saturdays and practice once per week on Mondays.

 

8th / 9th Grade League - Boys

The Boys Eighth/Ninth Grade Basketball league will practice twice per week in November.  During the remainder of the season teams will practice on Fridays and play a game on a Tuesday and Saturday.

High School League - Boys

The High School League will play one night per week and Saturdays later in the day.  There will also be one weeknight practice per week. 

Practices will start in November and games will run from December through February. The league is for 10th through 12th graders. 

Travel Basketball

Elkridge Elite will be having basketball tryouts for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. You must email the coaches to confirm that you will be coming to tryouts. Please bring your own basketball and bottle water. 

 


4th Grade - Coach Antuan York ([email protected]) - Tryouts Tuesday, September 6, 2022 and Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 6:00-7:30pm at Bonnie Branch Middle School
5th Grade – Coach Todd Garner ([email protected]) – Tryouts Wednesday, September 7, 2022 and Monday September 12, 2022 at 6:00-7:30pm at Bonnie Branch Middle School. 

6th Grade – Coach Adam Bee ([email protected]) - Tryouts Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 7:30 to 9:00pm at Bonnie Branch Middle School, and Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 6:00-7:30pm at Bonnie Branch Middle School

7th Grade – Coach Ray Plummer ([email protected]) – Tryouts Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 6:00 to 7:30pm and Tuesday, September 6, 2022 7:30-9:00pm at Bonnie Branch Middle School

8th Grade – Coach Matt Graves ([email protected].org) – Tryouts Tuesday, September 6, 2022 7:00-8:30pm at River Hill High School and September 13, 2022 at 6:00-7:30pm at River Hill High School




Court Status & Locations

The Inclement Weather Line for all Howard County Schools is 410-313-6827
EYO uses the following school gyms:
- Rockburn ES    - Ilchester ES
- Deep Run ES
- Bonnie Branch MS
- Elkridge Landing MS
- Bellows Spring ES
- Waterloo ES
- Elkridge ES
- Thomas Viaduct MS
- Ducketts Lane ES

Arbutus Game Locations

**For Some Girls League Games


Arbutus Community Recreation Center

855 Sulphur Spring Rd
Arbutus, MD 21227
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Arbutus Middle School
5525 Shelbourne Road
Baltimore, MD 21227
Entrance to the gym is at the FAR left when facing the main entrance of the school.
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Coach's Corner

All coaches must successfully complete a background check and complete an ASEP coaching course.  Forms will be uploaded here in the next few days.

Documents

 TitleModified DateOwner
Concussion Policy and Clearance Form8/22/2018John Haberern

FAQs

Financial Assistance

It is our goal to be sure any child that wants to play our sports gets that opportunity. EYO has several ways in which we try and assist our families: Registration Fee Discounts, Equipment Assistance, Multi-Player Discounts.  To learn more, visit the More Information>> Financial Assistance & Discounts page.

Contact Us

Name Role  Email  Phone Number 
    
Nathan Pollack Acting Basketball Commissioner[email protected]  
Shaun O'Connor girls League Coordinator [email protected]
Nathan Pollack Boys 8th/9th Boys Coordinator [email protected]
Adam Mallonee 
Co-ed k/1 basketball coordinator [email protected]
 
James Calabresse Boys 4th/5th Grade League Coordinator [email protected]
 
Jed DaprozaCo-ed 2nd/3rd Grade League Coordinator [email protected] 
Steve Greene Boys 6th/7th Grade Boys League Coordinator [email protected]  
Brooke Clark Boys High School League Coordinator [email protected] 
 
 TRAVEL      
Ray Plummer Travel Basketball Commissioner and Boys 7th Grade Coach [email protected]  
Antuan York Boys 4th Grand Travel Head Coach [email protected]  
Matt GravesBoys 8th Grade Travel Head Coach [email protected] 
Adam BeeBoys 6th Grade Travel Head Coach[email protected] 
Eddie O'MalleyBoys 12th Grade Travel Head Coach[email protected] 
Todd GarnerBoys 5th Grade Travel Head Coach

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