All Tryouts held at Lakeside Middle School
13510 1st Ave NE Seattle, WA 98155
**New this season**
Current Fall players do not try-out (please notify your team coordinator if returning for season)
Previous season (before Fall) players still need to try-out as well as all new players
Wednesday, November 12th
6:30-8:00pm 3rd through 8th Grades
Monday, November 10th
6:30-8:00pm 3rd through 8th Grades
There is no cost for tryout, Only one tryout required to make team
Season Length: December 1st - February 22nd (Optional practices on week of Christmas and New Years)
Boys Teams are tentatively set to play in one league and two tournaments
Girls Teams are tentatively set to play in four tournaments
Tournament dates and practice schedule to be finalized before team commitment is asked for.
Our focus is that each player regardless of ability reaches his or her full potential as basketball players and as people. We provide premier coaches dedicated to building successful habits on and off the court. We want our players to really enjoy the hard work that it takes to be successful, develop strong bonds with their teammates and coaches, and have an opportunity to succeed in the game. Ultimately, we want our players to take the life lessons learned from the game into everyday life and hope they can attribute part of this because of their positive experience with Hoopaholics.
Winter Season FAQ
Why should my player join a Hoopaholics team?
A: We boast the best coaching for youth basketball in Puget Sound. Your player will learn from the best - from coaches that truly care about their players and their success. Our teams really enjoying playing together and our players enjoy working hard to build successful teams. We have been serving the Puget Sound area since 2003, and look forward to many more years teaching our players to play the game the right way.
What level of competition are the teams?
A: We are a select basketball program that serves all skills levels and backgrounds. We understand the rapid growth process in youth and work hard to facilitate their development with strong habits on and off the court. Our teams compete in AAU Leagues and Tournaments across the Puget Sound area.
What do we need to do to register for tryouts?
A: Yes! New starting in Winter 2014 we do ask that players are registered on on website for the upcoming tryout. Returning players from the Fall season do not need to tryout. Returning players from a season prior to fall do need to tryout.
What is the cost of tryouts?
A: There is no cost to tryout for a Hoopaholics team.
Does my player need to attend both tryouts to make a team?
A: No. Though we encourage both to attend, we only require one tryout. No player, even returning players, are guaranteed a spot on a team. We want to put the best teams together but are proud of the fact that most of our teams have played together for several seasons.
When will I be notified of team selections?
A: We will start to finalize teams following the makeup tryout date.
How many teams are there?
A: We aim to have one or more teams per grade level 4th through 8th, depending on commitments and tryout attendees.
How many days per week is practice; and where?
A: Teams will practice twice per week M-FRI at locations in North Seattle and Shoreline. This info will be available once players are asked to join a team.
How do you balance FUN and COMPETITION with Hoopaholics.
A: We believe working hard and doing your best leads to the fun of succeeding together as a team. Fun can often have a lazy or care free attitude, but we perceive it as the enjoyment of the process of hard work and developing basketball and life skills. Competition within ourselves and our teammates fuels our desire to be the best player and team we can be - winning is just a byproduct of our work ethic and good habits built over time.
Who are the Coaches?
A: We are proud of all our coaches - qualified and experienced, but more importantly, care about their players and their success. Read about our coaches under the 'COACHES' tab.
What is the cost of the Winter Season?
A: This will be determined by Leagues/Tournaments each team selects but is between $200 and $300 per month, a competitive pricing plan for select basketball. Monthly payment plans are available. Payment plans will be finalized once players are asked to join a team.
Congrats to Coach Riley and the Bad Girl Swag 7th White team - Bash at the Beach 2014 Champions!
Tournament MVP: Camille "Scoopey" Sandoval
Hoopaholics Boys take down #6 Hayward Tarheels 35-33 and take home the hardware.
Great work Coach Marques and the guys! The best of youth basketball is right here in Seattle!