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:
February:  Sundays – 4th (4pm), 11th (5pm), 25th (6pm)


PA awards Pics-3 195LADY PISTONS LEAGUE:  (Girls grades 6-8):
Lady Pistons (grades 6-8) rosters and opening week schedule is now ready.
Click here to access rosters:  Lady Pistons Rosters W18

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 

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IMG_3808FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS:  (Girls gr 4-6):  SOLD OUT! Call 248-203-3800 for waitlist
Skills Combine: Saturday, January 6, Berkshire Middle School (show up anytime between 9am-12pm)
First Practice: 6:30pm, Friday, January 19, 2018
First Practice Location: Berkshire Middle School, 21707 W 14 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025
Details: An instructional league for players looking to learn and refine their skills. Emphasis on team play and rule comprehension. Games and practices are Friday evenings between 6:30-8:15pm (teams will meet for just an hour in that time frame).  Teams will have three practices and a minimum of five games during the season.
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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