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Drills/Practices

Welcome to the Basketball Coaches Corner!!

The information provided below are just a few of many drills, practice plans, and other important information to help improve your player's skills!

Coaching Youth Basketball - What Should It Be Like?

Practice Suggestions

Practice Pointers - Here are a couple pointers for practices
Practice Drills

Sample Practice & Drills (Ages 7 -10)

Jump Stop Drill
Form Shooting Drill
FUN Basketball Drill - Pivot 21
Sample Youth Practice

Sample Practice & Drills (Ages 11 - 15)

Sample Youth Practice
Two Ball Shooting Drill
Wing 1 on 1
Motion Offense Situations Drill
Basketball Overload Defense Drill
Basketball Defensive Reaction Drill
3-on-3 No Dribble Keep Away
End of Game Drill

UCONN Women's Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma - A Life Lesson

Background check

All of our coaches must complete and pass an online background check before their first practice.
You will find the link to the background check below.

https://opportunities.averity.com/NNParksandRec       

Code of Ethics

Coach Code of Ethics
AS A VOLUNTEER COACH I WILL:
-Remember the focus in recreational play is placed on fun and learning. 
- Consider it a privilege to coach children.
-Remember I am a youth coach and that the game is for the children and not adults.
-Use positive coaching methods to make the experience enjoyable, increase self-esteem, and develop an appreciation for the sport.
-Place the emotional and physical well being of my players ahead of any personal desire to win.
-Direct only constructive comments and/or criticism relative to players' game performance.
-Remember to treat each player as an individual and not place blame for overall team performance on any one participant.
-Provide a safe playing situation for all players on the team I coach.
-Ensure I know the rules of each sport I coach and teach these rules to my players.
-Lead by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship to all my players and parents.
-Promote sportsmanship and follow the sport's rules with no violation of them in an effort to win.
-Not abuse, threaten, or demean (physically, verbally or mentally) any player, parent, coach, or official.
-Not use foul and abusive language at any time.
-Control the emotions, egos, frustrations, and displays of anger of myself and my players.
-Not use alcohol, tobacco, or drug related products while actively involved in NNPRT activities or on city property at any time.
-Make sure every team parent has read and understands the NNPRT Codes of Conduct.