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.  Below is a listing for winter 2018. For additional Lady Pistons information, please contact Geo Thomas at


OpenGym1PISTONS ELITE OPEN TRAINING SESSIONS:  (Girls in grades 5-8): 
Whether you are preparing for middle school basketball or just looking to work on your game or  the Pistons Elite Training Sessions will get you that extra court time you are looking for.  Pistons Elite Coaches will be on hand to teach  in these 75-minute workouts.  Held at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield, each session will work on various skills, rule comprehension, conditioning and footwork.  RSVP with Coach Geo Thomas at Fee is $15 at the door. Training dates are as follows:

  • April 15, 2018:  6-7:15pm



FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – JV:  (Girls grades 2, 3 and beginner 4th):
6 weeks of skill development and game play.
First Day: 6-7pm, Friday, April 13, 2018
$120 League fee includes league shirt and season ending awards
Register here: Friday Night Lights JV

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – Varsity:  (Girls grades 4-6):
8 weeks of practices and game play.
First Day: 7:15-8:15pm, Friday, April 13, 2018
$135 League fee includes league shirt and season ending awards ($155 after 4/1)
Click here for FNL Varsity Schedule:  2018 FNL Schedule


PA awards Pics-3 195ALL-GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL LEAGUE:  (Girls grades 6-8).  Next season will be Fall, 2018
Skills Combine: Completed
League Draft: Completed (but we do have one spot open)
Game Location: Berkshire Middle School, 21707 W 14 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025
Details: Girls register as individuals and are placed on teams via a draft. Friend requests are taken, but not always guaranteed. games are Friday evenings and Saturdays anyweher between 9am-4pm. Teams play a six game season and then have a post-season tournament. Volunteer coaches are needed and should contact Geo Thomas at 



What they are:  All-girls tournaments that are highly organized, well officiated and tons of fun for all players
Where they are:  Tournament held at the luxurious and spacious Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield, MI
When they are:  TBD as we are waiting for late-winter/spring schedules
Who to contact: Tournament Director Laura Barrick at or 734-787-8039