GIRLS PROGRAMS

The Pistons Academy offers several all-girl programs designed to teach the game at a fun yet challenging level.  We offer beginner programs all the way up to Elite Travel teams.  We are currently updating our late summer and fall basketball programs.  For additional information, 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 coaches for a fun and exciting all-girls basketball clinic.  This September, we will be playing outdoors at Berkshire Middle School.  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 $10 at the door.  Girls must RSVP in advance with Coach Geo at gthomas@pistons.com.  October session dates are:  10/6 from 5:30-6:45.  10/25 at Franklin Athletic Club from 6-7:30pm

 

TRAVEL BASKETBALL:

PISTONS ELITE 5th-8th GRADE GIRLS, FALL 2020:  

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: Looking for two more experience players. Contact Coach David
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

TRYOUT WAIVER:  Save time at check-in!  Print and complete tryout waiver – Tryout Elite Waiver

GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUES:

OUTDOORS!  FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS –  VARSITY:  Girls grades 5-7 
Varsity FTFriday 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 (9/11).  Teams will practice the first two weeks and have games the final three weeks.
Location:  Birmingham Seaholm HS
Days/Times: Games & Practices are Fridays at 5:30 or 6:30pm.
Dates:  9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9
League Fee: $120
Register Here for:  SOLD OUT

ROSTERS:  Fall 2020 Rosters

Please note that the fall INDOOR girls basketball leagues listed below have been postponed as schools are closing.  We hope to return in late fall or January.

 SPRING SEASON: APRIL-JUNE

Pistons Academy offers four amazing basketball leagues for girls in grades 1-8.  All these leagues are designed to provide girls a fun and challenging environment to learn and play. All of our girls leagues are held in Birmingham Schools and each league has a dedicated league director who will oversee all aspects of the league.  Players receive league shirts and season ending awards. For more information on our programs, read below or call us at 313-771-7699. To inquire about coaching, please contact Morgan Roberts at mroberts@pistons.com

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WEDNESDAY POWER BASKETBALL: Grades 1-2– NEW
Welcome to “Girl Power” Basketball! This eight-week instructional program is designed to empower young girls to embark on their basketball career!
Location:  Bingham Farms Elementary School in Birmingham
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 6:-00-7:30pm

Dates:  TBA
Registration: Only Fall & Winter seasons

 

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – JV:  Girls grades 3-4th
JV Triple ThreatFriday Night Lights-JV is designed to teach the basics of the game through team building and competitive play.   Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (4/17).  Teams will have three full practices to start the season and then a 20-minute practice before every game.
Location:  Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield
Days/Times: Games & Practices are Fridays between 5:45 and 8:30pm
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FNL JV PHOTO ALBUM

 

 

GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL LEAGUE:  Girls grades 6-8 
IMG_6733The Pistons Academy All-Girls Middle School League is a great opportunity for girls in grades 6-8 to play basketball in a fun yet competitive environment.  Players register as individuals and are placed on teams via a live draft. Games and practices are held every Friday at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield.
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Registration: Click here to register for the girls middle school league

 

ALL-GIRLS CLINICS & TOURNAMENTS

pa_queensofthecourt-clinic_978x431QUEENS OF THE COURT HOLIDAY CLINIC – DEC. 27, 2020:  Grades 3-8
Spend your last Sunday of 2019 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).  $40 ($50 after 11/30).  Group discounts available for teams of seven or more!  For additional information, contact Geo Thomas at gthomas@pistons.com