Clinics in Squirrel Hill
Please note: The following programs will be held at the JCC in Squirrel Hill.
Little Champ Super Hoopers: grades K-2
Participants learn the fundamentals of
basketball including dribbling, passing and
shooting throughout this 14-week program.
Teams are formed with an emphasis on learning and having fun. T-shirts for all players.
November 10-February 23, 2020
Kindergarten: 1-2 pm
Grade 1: 2:15-3:15 pm
Grade 2: 3:30-4:30 pm
Harry B. Davis Basketball Clinic and League with Coach John Miller: grades 3-8
This 16-week program teaches the game using
a combination of skills, drills and instruction
and includes exhibition games and league play.
Players are evaluated by trained coaches and
administrators and then placed onto teams
based on grade and skill level. Regular season
games are followed by playoffs, championships
and an end-of-season awards ceremony for all
Coaches and referees are in high school, college and older, and selected by an interview process.
They take part in a pre-season training program
as well as in-season training sessions.
November 9-Monday, March 2, 2020
Grades 3-4: 1-2 pm
Grades 5-6: 2:15-3:15 pm
Grades 7-8: 3:30-4:30 pm
December 7-Monday, March 2, 2020
N.B.A. (No Boys Allowed) Winter Clinic and
League: Girls ONLY Grades 3-8
Back by popular demand, this 10-week program
teaches girls the fundamentals of basketball in
a social yet competitive environment. Female
coaches and role models facilitate drills, games
and activities designed to build self-confidence
on and off the court. This league combines
great teaching, high energy, enthusiasm and
tons of fun into a clinic experience girls of all
ages and skill levels will love.
Sundays, 5-6 pm
December 8 –February 16, 2020
Travel Teams: grades 5-12
Selected players represent the JCC in
competition against other organizations
throughout the greater Pittsburgh area. Teams
play 1-2 games and have 1-2 practices per
week throughout the season, October through
March. In addition to practices and games,
7th-graders and up will take part in an in-season weight training program in JCC Centerfit to supplement their on-court training throughout the season.
All players MUST attend one tryout session to
be considered for selection. There is no fee to
try out; team fee is for those who are selected.
Team members must purchase uniforms for an
additional fee. All teams compete in a postseason tournament in early March at the JCC.
Tryouts for Boys: Tuesday, October 15 and
Thursday, October 17
Boys: grades 5-6: 6-7:15 pm
Team fee – $175
Boys: grades 7-8: 7:15-8:30 pm
Team fee – $225
Ace Aizenberg Boys Varsity and JV
Grades 9-12: 8:30-10 pm
Team fee – $300
Tryout for Girls: Tuesday, October 22
Girls: grades 5-6: 6-7:15 pm
Team fee – $175
Girls: grades 7-8: 7:15-8:30 pm
Team fee – $225
Private Basketball Lessons: ages 10 +
Work closely with a qualified JCC instructor to
improve your game. Contact Jesse Goleman at
412-697-3538 to schedule your session.
Ages 13+: $46 for a one-hour lesson
Ages 12 and under: $28 for a half-hour lesson
Basketball programs are supported in part by the Allen “Ace” Aizenberg Basketball Fund, the Jock Rosenberg Fund, the Larry Ruttenberg Fund and the Shapera Endowment Fund.