Level of Play
Freshmen, Junior Varsity and Varsity
Making the Team
Tryouts are held in early November
Six times per week during basketball season
Incoming Freshman Activities
Incoming freshmen will receive information regarding summer and pre-season activities upon acceptance to St. Francis DeSales H.S. This mailing will include information on an Incoming Freshmen Summer Basketball Camp that is held at the school in early June, as well as material regarding summer competitive events with other high schools in the form of team camps and shootouts.
Pre-season activities involve an 8 week program for non-fall sport athletes that includes open gyms, weight training and conditioning. This information will be provided to students within the first few weeks of the academic year.
Opportunities for Elementary and Middle School Athletes
The basketball program at DeSales holds two sessions of summer camp, the first in early June and the second in early July. These camps are for students entering grades 3-8 and take place in the school gym from 8am-12pm.
Stallion Summer League
The basketball program also holds an annual summer league for students entering grades 5-8 that is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from mid June to mid July. Teams and Divisions are established to appropriate grade level and the league consists of no practices. Games are held between 4pm and 8pm on these nights and the season concludes each year with a postseason tournament and All-Star game.
STALLION BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE 2018
The Stallion Summer League is open to boys entering Grades 5-9 in the fall of 2018. Cost: $175. The registration deadline is May 15th.
SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. OUR LEAGUE IS FULL
MISSION AND HISTORY
The St. Francis DeSales High School Stallion Summer League (SSL) was started over 20 years ago by head coach and now principal, Dan Garrick with the intention of giving boys in central Ohio an opportunity to develop their basketball skills in an organized game setting. Although the games will be competitive and records will be kept, the absolute top priorities are for the boys to have fun, learn and improve.
OVERVIEW OF THE LEAGUE
NBA CLINIC- May 22, May 23 and May 24- 6:30-8:30 PM
NCAA and BIG TEN CLINIC DAY 1- Sunday, June 3rd
NCAA 1:30-3:30 PM BIG 10 3:30-5:30 PM (UNIFORMS PASSED OUT)
NCAA and BIG TEN CLINIC DAY 2- Monday, June 4th
NCAA 6-7:30 PM BIG 10 7:30-9 PM
ALL- Practice Day- Tuesday, June 5 (TEAMS SELECTED)
NBA 4:30-6 PM UNIFORMS PASSED OUT NCAA 6-7:30 PM BIG 10 7:30-9 PM
10 Regular Season Games (4 more than last year)
CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT (SINGLE-ELIMINATION)
ALL STAR GAME (Players vote for their teammates that have not missed 4 or more games)
2018 STALLION BASKETBALL ACADEMY
Sundays in April and May from 2-3:30 PM
April 22 and 29
May 6, 13 and 20
St. Francis DeSales H.S. Gymnasium
GREG BAHEN - Varsity Assistant
Jon Draher - Varsity Assistant
Brandon Garrick '07 - Varsity Assistant
DARRIEN SCOTT '13 - JV HEAD COACH
NICK RuEBEL '13 - JV ASSISTANT Coach
BRENNAN SCHLABIG '12 - Freshman Head Coach
Brady Schlabach - Freshman assistant coach
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