Premier & Elite Team Guidelines



  1. Philosophy 

  2. Parent​ ​Expectations​ ​and​ ​Commitment 

  3. Coach​ ​Expectations​ ​and​ ​Commitment 

  4. Player​ ​Expectations​ ​and​ ​Commitment 

  5. Club​ ​Policies 

  6. Payment​ ​Policies 



The​ ​goal​ ​of​ ​the​ ​club​ ​team​ ​program​ ​is​ ​to​ ​help​ ​develop​ ​serious​ ​student-athletes​ ​and​ ​prepare​ ​them for​ ​competitive​ ​high​ ​school​ ​basketball.​ ​Our​ ​experienced​ ​and​ ​knowledgeable​ ​coaching​ ​staff​ ​takes pride​ ​in​ ​the​ ​development​ ​of​ ​the​ ​young​ ​men​ ​and​ ​women​ ​in​ ​our​ ​program​ ​on​ ​and​ ​off​ ​the​ ​court​ ​and serve​ ​as​ ​mentors​ ​to​ ​build​ ​each​ ​player’s​ ​confidence,​ ​work​ ​ethic​ ​and​ ​character. 

Players​ ​will​ ​learn​ ​how​ ​to​ ​compete​ ​at​ ​a​ ​high​ ​level,​ ​prepare​ ​for​ ​and​ ​receive​ ​constructive​ ​criticism, play​ ​fundamentally​ ​sound,​ ​be​ ​disciplined,​ ​and​ ​work​ ​as​ ​a​ ​team.​ ​Our​ ​primary​ ​objective​ ​is​ ​to​ ​foster players​ ​to​ ​be​ ​respectful,​ ​hard-working​ ​students​ ​and​ ​good​ ​people.​ ​


All​ ​parties​ ​including​ ​ClubHoops,​ ​the​ ​coaching​ ​staff,​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​players​ ​agree​ ​to​ ​put​ ​the​ ​club​ ​program ahead​ ​of​ ​the​ ​team​ ​and​ ​individuals.​ ​When​ ​decisions​ ​are​ ​made​ ​regarding​ ​conflicts,​ ​the​ ​program​ ​will come​ ​first​ ​while​ ​always​ ​considering​ ​the​ ​best​ ​interests​ ​of​ ​the​ ​team​ ​and​ ​players.​ ​Our​ ​ultimate​ ​goal is​ ​to​ ​help​ ​all​ ​players​ ​reach​ ​their​ ​full​ ​potential​ ​as​ ​basketball​ ​players,​ ​leaders​ ​and​ ​human​ ​beings. 



Support:​ ​​Parental​ ​support​ ​and​ ​involvement​ ​is​ ​essential​ ​to​ ​team​ ​success.​ ​Parents​ ​must​ ​see​ ​to​ ​it that​ ​the​ ​player​ ​attend​ ​all​ ​club​ ​and​ ​team​ ​functions​ ​(practices,​ ​meetings,​ ​games,​ ​special​ ​events). We​ ​understand​ ​there​ ​will​ ​be​ ​times​ ​when​ ​scheduling​ ​conflicts​ ​cannot​ ​be​ ​avoided.​ ​When​ ​a​ ​player​ ​or parent​ ​has​ ​an​ ​unavoidable​ ​conflict,​ ​ClubHoops ​​expects​ ​timely​ ​communication​ ​with​ ​the​ ​coach. 


Sideline​ ​Coaching:​ ​​We​ ​will​ ​not​ ​allow​ ​any​ ​coaching​ ​by​ ​parents​ ​on​ ​the​ ​sideline.​ ​Parents​ ​are​ ​asked to​ ​NOT​ ​engage​ ​in​ ​negative​ ​conversations​ ​with​ ​referees​ ​or​ ​parents​ ​of​ ​the​ ​opposing​ ​team.​ ​Any parent​ ​who​ ​engages​ ​in​ ​an​ ​extensive​ ​verbal​ ​dispute​ ​or​ ​argument​ ​with​ ​any​ ​referee​ ​or​ ​opposing team’s​ ​parents​ ​will​ ​be​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​immediately​ ​leave​ ​the​ ​premises.​ ​Vocal​ ​support​ ​and​ ​positive encouragement​ ​are​ ​welcome​ ​and​ ​encouraged. 


Instruction:​ ​​Players​ ​will​ ​only​ ​receive​ ​one​ ​set​ ​of​ ​instructions​ ​before,​ ​during,​ ​and​ ​after​ ​practices​ ​or games.​ ​For​ ​this​ ​reason,​ ​ClubHoops​ ​insists​ ​the​ ​team’s​ ​head​ ​and​ ​or​ ​assistant​ ​coach​ ​be​ ​the​ ​only​ ​voice​ ​at all​ ​games​ ​and​ ​practices.​ ​No​ ​one​ ​other​ ​than​ ​the​ ​coaches​ ​listed​ ​on​ ​the​ ​official​ ​roster​ ​may​ ​sit​ ​on​ ​or near​ ​the​ ​team​ ​bench​ ​before​ ​and​ ​during​ ​games​ ​at​ ​any​ ​times,​ ​including​ ​parents​ ​(no​ ​exceptions). 


Communication:​ ​​We​ ​encourage​ ​parents,​ ​when​ ​appropriate,​ ​to​ ​communicate​ ​or​ ​ask​ ​questions about​ ​their​ ​child’s​ ​development.​ ​We​ ​ask​ ​parents​ ​to​ ​adhere​ ​to​ ​the​ ​“24-hour​ ​wait​ ​rule”​ ​when addressing​ ​a​ ​coach​ ​regarding​ ​a​ ​concern​ ​or​ ​issue​ ​after​ ​a​ ​practice​ ​or​ ​a​ ​tournament​ ​game.​ ​Wesuggest​ ​parents​ ​encourage​ ​their​ ​child​ ​to​ ​speak​ ​up​ ​and​ ​communicate​ ​for​ ​themselves​ ​with​ ​their head​ ​coach​ ​whenever​ ​possible. 



ClubHoops​ ​coaches​ ​will​ ​conduct​ ​themselves​ ​in​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​manner,​ ​adhering​ ​to​ ​these​ ​standards: 


●  Be​ ​on​ ​time​ ​and​ ​prepared​ ​for​ ​practices​ ​and​ ​games.


●  Dress​ ​and​ ​act​ ​in​ ​line​ ​with​ ​the​ ​values​ ​and​ ​standards​ ​of​ ​CLUBHOOPS. 


●  Provide​ ​positive​ ​and​ ​constructive​ ​feedback​ ​to​ ​the​ ​team​ ​and​ ​players. 


●  Communicate​ ​in​ ​a​ ​transparent,​ ​honest​ ​and​ ​professional​ ​manner. 


●  Assist​ ​players​ ​in​ ​any​ ​way​ ​possible​ ​with​ ​their​ ​development​ ​and​ ​journey​ ​as​ ​a​ ​player. 


●  Promote​ ​team​ ​chemistry​ ​and​ ​unity​ ​while​ ​teaching​ ​and​ ​stressing​ ​team​ ​concepts. 


●  Prepare​ ​players​ ​to​ ​excel​ ​at​ ​the​ ​next​ ​level​ ​with​ ​a​ ​sound​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​the​ ​game. 


●  Help​ ​players​ ​develop​ ​the​ ​individual​ ​skills​ ​to​ ​contribute​ ​to​ ​the​ ​success​ ​of​ ​the​ ​team. 


●  Address​ ​parent​ ​issues​ ​and​ ​concerns​ ​in​ ​a​ ​respectful​ ​manner. 


●  Build​ ​each​ ​individual​ ​player's​ ​confidence​ ​levels. 


●  Hold​ ​players​ ​accountable​ ​yet​ ​provide​ ​sound​ ​advice​ ​to​ ​propel​ ​player​ ​in​ ​a​ ​positive​ direction. 


Coaches​ ​are​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​the​ ​conduct​ ​of​ ​the​ ​team,​ ​on​ ​and​ ​off​ ​the​ ​court,​ ​when​ ​the​ ​team​ ​is together​ ​and​ ​participating​ ​in​ ​club​ ​events.​ ​Coaches​ ​agree​ ​to​ ​put​ ​their​ ​team​ ​ahead​ ​of​ ​the​ ​individual player.​ ​If​ ​conflicts​ ​arise​ ​between​ ​the​ ​team,​ ​a​ ​player,​ ​parent,​ ​or​ ​coach,​ ​the​ ​head​ ​coach​ ​and Club​ ​Director​ ​will​ ​be​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​making​ ​necessary​ ​changes​ ​for​ ​the​ ​good​ ​of​ ​all​ ​parties involved.​ ​All​ ​decisions​ ​will​ ​be​ ​made​ ​after​ ​gathering​ ​all​ ​relevant​ ​information​ ​and​ ​consulting​ ​with those​ ​involved. 



Players​ ​agree​ ​to​ ​uphold​ ​the​ ​following​ ​standards​ ​and​ ​expectations: 


  • Accepting​ ​a​ ​roster​ ​spot​ ​is​ ​a​ ​five​ ​month​ ​commitment. 


  • Attend​ ​all​ ​team​ ​practices,​ ​tournaments​ ​and​ ​special​ ​events. 


  • Wear​ ​practice​ ​jersey​ ​to​ ​every​ ​practice​ ​and​ ​full​ ​uniform​ ​to​ ​all​ ​games. 


  • Players​ ​are​ ​encouraged​ ​to​ ​join​ ​our​ ​Academy for additional​ ​skill​ ​development. 


  • Notify​ ​your​ ​coach​ ​if​ ​you​ ​are​ ​going​ ​to​ ​be​ ​absent​ ​or​ ​late​ ​to​ ​any​ ​practice​ ​or​ ​game. 


  • Playing​ ​time​ ​will​ ​be​ ​based​ ​upon​ ​the​ ​player’s​ ​performance,​ ​subject​ ​to​ ​the​ ​coach's discretion.​ ​


  • Playing​ ​time​ ​is​ ​earned,​ ​not​ ​given. 


  • Sportsmanship​ ​and​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​attitude​ ​are​ ​expected​ ​at​ ​all​ ​times​ ​and​ ​will​ ​be​ ​reinforced​ ​both on​ ​and​ ​off​ ​the​ ​court. 


  • No​ ​offensive​ ​language.​ ​No​ ​fighting.​ ​No​ ​exceptions! 


  • All​ ​players​ ​must​ ​submit​ ​their​ ​most​ ​recent​ ​report​ ​card​ ​during tryouts.  Any​ ​player​ ​who​ ​does​ ​not​ ​have​ ​a​ ​passing​ ​grade​ ​in​ ​any core​ ​subject​ ​class​ ​will​ ​NOT​ ​be​ ​eligible​ ​to​ ​participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​next​ ​upcoming​ ​tournament.


ClubHoops​ ​and​ ​the​ ​coaching​ ​staff​ ​will​ ​enforce​ ​these​ ​expectations​ ​and​ ​commitment​ ​standards.​ ​We acknowledge​ ​excused​ ​absences​ ​as​ ​emergencies,​ ​sickness,​ ​family​ ​situations,​ ​religious​ ​conflicts and​ ​school​ ​conflicts.​ ​An​ ​unexcused​ ​absence​ ​will​ ​result​ ​in​ ​loss​ ​of​ ​starting​ ​spot​ ​or​ ​reduction​ ​in minutes.​ ​Multiple​ ​unexcused​ ​absences​ ​will​ ​result​ ​in​ ​sitting​ ​out​ ​a​ ​half​ ​and​ ​potentially​ ​a​ ​full​ ​game. 



Travel​ ​Tournaments:​ ​ClubHoops Club Teams may participate in tournaments outside of the metro area of the club.  ​A​ ​moderate​ ​per​ ​player​ ​travel​ ​fee​ ​will​ ​be​ ​applied​ ​for​ ​each​ ​travel​ ​tournament​ ​to​ ​cover additional​ ​coaching​ ​costs​ ​(lodging,​ ​travel,​ ​food,​ ​etc.).​ ​This​ ​fee​ ​is​ ​typically​ ​$100​ ​per​ ​player​ ​or​ ​less and​ ​must​ ​be​ ​paid​ ​timely​ ​and​ ​by​ ​the​ ​due​ ​date​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​be​ ​eligible​ ​to​ ​participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​travel tournament.​ ​We​ ​will​ ​ask​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​players​ ​for​ ​a​ ​firm​ ​commitment​ ​several​ ​months​ ​prior​ ​to​ ​each travel​ ​trip​ ​and​ ​expect​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​players​ ​to​ ​follow​ ​through​ ​on​ ​their​ ​commitment.​ ​Any​ ​team​ ​that does​ ​not​ ​have​ ​enough​ ​committed​ ​players​ ​who​ ​have​ ​paid​ ​the​ ​travel​ ​fee​ ​in​ ​advance​ ​will​ ​not participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​travel​ ​tournament​ ​and​ ​fees​ ​will​ ​be​ ​refunded. 


Codes of Conduct: In order to ensure that the principles of sportsmanship, fair play, skill development, and mutual respect among players, coaches, officials and spectators are the primary considerations governing competition at ClubHoops, Codes of Conduct have been established for spectators, coaches, and players.  ClubHoopsCodes of Conduct can be found at



Monthly​ ​Auto-Pay:​ ​​All​ ​monthly​ ​team​ ​fee​ ​payments​ ​must​ ​be​ ​submitted​ ​online​ ​at​ ​Payments​ ​will​ ​auto-debit​ ​every​ ​thirty​ ​(30)​ ​days​ ​from​ ​the​ ​initial anniversary​ ​date.​ ​Payments​ ​by​ ​cash​ ​or​ ​check​ ​will​ ​not​ ​be​ ​accepted. 


Default:​ ​​Any​ ​player​ ​is​ ​in​ ​default​ ​when​ ​payments​ ​are​ ​delinquent​ ​past​ ​seven​ ​(7)​ ​days.​ ​Players​ ​will be​ ​prohibited​ ​from​ ​participating​ ​in​ ​any​ ​club​ ​competition​ ​and​ ​all​ ​membership​ ​privileges​ ​may​ ​be revoked,​ ​unless​ ​otherwise​ ​discussed​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Club​ ​Director. 


Refunds:​ ​​Please see the ClubHoops Refund Policy.


Gear: Players and Parents are responsible for gear (practice jerseys, and game jerseys, etc.)  Lost gear will be at the expense of the players and parents. Please see the ClubHoops Gear Policy.

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