GIRLS PROGRAMS

Unfortunately, the Pistons Academy will not be facilitating girls programming this winter.  However, many of our basketball coaches, host facilities and partner organizations will be running various programs throughout the area. Check the information below to view upcoming events and expect the Pistons Academy back in full swing in Spring 2021!  For additional information on any girls programs in the area, please contact Geo Thomas at gthomas@pistons.com

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL CLINICS:

OPEN GYM TRAINING SESSIONS:  Girls in grades 4-8QOTC D Stance
Join Coach Geo Thomas and his staff of varsity high school coaches for a fun and exciting all-girls basketball clinic.  We have now moved the clinics indoors at the fabulous Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. These 75-minute clinics are designed to teach and refine basic basketball skills for players of all levels.  Girls will work on skill development for 50-60 minutes and then finish with light scrimmaging.  Cost is $15 at the door.  Girls must RSVP in advance with Coach Geo at gthomas@pistons.com.  Remaining 2020 session dates are:  11/8, 11/22 and 12/6 from 6-7:15pm.  Look for the Can’t Stop Us All-Girls Basketball Camp at Franklin, December 27 (4-7pm). Details coming soon!

 

TRAVEL BASKETBALL:

PISTONS ELITE 5th-8th GRADE GIRLS, WINTER 2021:  

The Pistons Elite Travel Basketball Club is designed for girls with strong basketball skills looking to play with and against some of the best talent in the state. Contact the coaches below for more details on each team’s season.

5th grade tryout days:  
Tryout Location: Wildlife Woods Outdoor Courts, 26442 Wixom Rd, Novi, MI 483752019 Big Cat 5th Grade Champions
Tryout Fees:  1 day = $15.00 / 2 days = $25.00.  Cash only please.
More Information:  Contact head coach David Drouillard david.drouillard@pnc.com

6th grade tryout days: Contact Coach Geo Thomas for private workout
Tryout Location: Wildlife Woods Outdoor Courts, 26442 Wixom Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Tryout Fees:  1 day = $15.00 / 2 days = $25.00.  Cash only please.
More Information:  Please contact head coach Geo Thomas at gthomas@pistons.com

7th grade tryout days: Fall season tryouts complete. Winter tryouts TBD
Tryout Location: Wildlife Woods Outdoor Courts, 26442 Wixom Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Tryout Fees:  1 day = $15.00 / 2 days = $25.00.  Cash only please.
More Information:  Please contact head coach Chris Ignolia at CIngoglia@cpayrollco.com

8th grade tryout days: Fall season tryouts complete. Winter tryouts TBD
Tryout Location: Wildlife Woods Outdoor Courts, 26442 Wixom Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Tryout Fees: 1 day = $15.00 / 2 days = $25.00.  Cash only please.
More Information:  Please contact head coach Andy Guffey at andy.guffey@gmail.com

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUES:

ELEMENTARY DIV:  Girls grades 4-6- CANCELLED
Friday Night Lights is designed to teach game strategy & team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/17).  Teams are guaranteed five games and three practices during the season.
Location:  Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield
Days/Times: Games & Practices are Fridays at 5:30 or 6:30pm
Dates:  8 weeks starting Jan. 15
League Fee: $155

GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL DIV:  Girls grades 6-8 – CANCELLED
The Pistons Academy All-Girls Middle School League is a great opportunity for girls in grades 7-8 to play basketball in a fun yet competitive environment.  Games are played every Saturday at either Berkshire Middle School or Covington School in Birmingham.  Practices are either Thursdays at 6pm, 7pm or 8pm or on Saturdays before their game. Players register as individuals and are placed on teams via a live draft.
Location: Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield
Days/Times: Friday evening or Saturday games.  Thursday evening or Saturday practices.
Dates: 8 weeks starting Jan. 15
League Fee: $155

 

ALL-GIRLS HOLIDAY CAMP

CAN’T STOP US GIRLS HOLIDAY CAMP – DEC. 27, 2020:  Grades 3-8CSU D3
Spend your last Sunday of 2020 in a fun and challenging all-girls skills clinic!  This one-day event will feature skill development, games and contests, awards and more!  Clinic will run from 4-7:00pm and is open for girls of all skill levels.  Girls can bring their dinner or purchase a Pizza Dinner on site for $5 (or $8 upgrade).  $50 ($60 after 12/15).  Group discounts available for teams of seven or more!  For additional information, contact Geo Thomas at gthomas@pistons.com