Tomball Grades 3 - 8
Summer Youth League
Parent Pre-Evaluation Overview
Welcome to the 2020 Summer Season of Alodia’s Tomball Competitive Basketball League (TCBL)! We are thrilled to have you participate and look forward to a great season!

To stay informed with updates going forward, please visit our website alodiasports.com , click Youth Leagues, select Tomball, Summer Information or click HERE . Another way to stay connected is to like the 'Alodia Sports Academy' page on Facebook to view league photos, special offers, etc. throughout the season.
 
We want to assure you that we are doing all we can to keep our families and yours safe and healthy and to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
 
All of the many precautions we are taking with our current programs and with youth league are with guidance from Next Level Urgent Care , CDC guidelines, and state health protocols to ensure your player not only has fun but stays healthy. Below is a link to our COVID-19 Guidelines for you to review now and again before the season begins .
 
While things will be a little different than before, thankfully we have this opportunity to come together safely and let the children do what they do best – play!   

This note is lengthy and includes very important information for the upcoming season (some new!). Please read to the bottom!


VERY IMPORTANT – Please check your registration and make sure you are registered for your player's 2019-2020 grade – if you are NOT, please respond to this email no later than Thursday, July 16 with the correct grade.
 

*IMPORTANT DATES & SEASON INFORMATION*

EVALUATIONS
WHEN? Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00pm, check-in time: 5:30pm
WHERE? Salem Community Center, 22601 Lutheran Church Road, Tomball, TX 77377.
WHO? Grades 3-8. Everyone must attend evaluations if at all possible! *
WHAT? At check in, players will receive a number to pin on their backs and play a few minutes of 2-on-2 basketball to let the coaches evaluate their skill level before the draft takes place following evaluations (for coaches only). Players can leave after they are evaluated.
  • Please wear basketball shoes to tryouts.
  • Do NOT bring basketballs, backpacks, or bags please. Only closed bottled drink if desired.
  • Players temperatures will be taken at check-in. No masks required for players.
  • No more than 2 spectators per player during this time. Masks are required per Harris County order for parents/guardians.


* If an emergency comes up and you’re not able to attend, you MUST email tcbl@alodiaconsulting.com, subject line ‘TCBL Evaluation Info’, with the following information as soon as possible ( no later than Thursday, July 16). Players can not be drafted on a team unless a self-assessment is sent!
  1. Name and Grade
  2. Height & Weight
  3. Previous Playing Experience
  4. Assessment of Skills –scoring, rebounding, ball handling


WE NEED ADDITIONAL COACHES!!
  • Why coach? A coach’s child gets FREE skills training ($115 value)!
If you can volunteer to coach, please send us an email at tcbl@alodiaconsulting.com, subject line ‘TCBL Coach’ to let us know that you will coach, your child's grade level and name. If you thought you let us know about your desire to coach and are not listed below, please email us again to verify we have your information!

3 - 4 Grade Division – need 0 coaches . Thank you Coach Dunn, Mathis, Welchel, Russell, and Latham for volunteering!

5 - 6 Grade Division – need 3 coaches . Thank you Coach Talley, Lunde, and Edmonds for volunteering! 

7 - 8 Grade Division – need 4 coaches. Thank you Coach Lally, Hearne, Arnold, and Harris for volunteering! 
 

CARPOOL REQUESTS
We can no longer guarantee carpool requests for 1 st , 2 nd , or 3 rd round draft picks due to the negative effect on the competitiveness of the league. If both players are in the first 3 rounds, we will work to have practice on the same night but play for a different team. Thank you for your understanding so that the league can continue to deliver a quality experience for everyone.


ROSTERS, TEAM & PRACTICE INFORMATION
Rosters with team names and practice times will be posted on the website on Sunday, July 26 by 5pm.
You will hear from your coach no later than Sunday evening, July 26 regarding what team you are on and when practices will be.
Please bring sanitized basketballs to your team practice. Basketball Size: grades 3-6 play with a 28.5 size basketball, and grades 7-8 play with a 29.5 basketball.


SKILLS TRAINING
For those signed up for skills training in addition to the league, the first skills training will start Monday, July 27 at 6-7 pm at Salem and continue every Monday through August 24. NOTE: Team practices will NOT be on Mondays from 6-7 pm.


PERFORMANCE TRAINING
For those signed up for performance training in addition to the league, the first performance training will start Wednesday, July 29 at 6-7 pm at Salem and continue every Wednesday through August 26. NOTE: Team practices will NOT be on Wednesdays from 6-7 pm.


GAME SCHEDULES
Posted on the website by Tuesday, July 28 by 10 pm. All games are on Saturday.
First game: Saturday, August 1.
Additional league game date s: August 8, 15, 22, 29.
The schedule includes 4 doubleheader weekends. The season will end with a single elimination playoff tournament on August 27 – 29. Games for grades 3-8 when in Tomball will be played at Salem Community Center.
 

UNIFORMS
Jerseys will be distributed 15-30 minutes before the 1st game. Each player will receive a reversible jersey with colored print. Home teams wear the lighter color and visitors wear dark color each week. Please try to wear shorts to match your jersey.

 
SCORING STATS AND STANDINGS
These will be updated each week and posted on the website by Thursday at 3 pm.
 

PHOTO DAY
Please check the website for upcoming details for photo day. The exact date to be determined.


REMINDER :  
All information going forward will be updated on the website : alodiasports.com - Click Youth Leagues -> Tomball -> Summer Information.  Or click HERE
We will rarely send group emails so please check this page on a regular basis.


 
* MORE NEWS!*

Referral Program - Save money on future Alodia programs!
ADDITIONAL OPENINGS are still available for the Summer league and we could use your help to help make this season even better than the previous 100+ seasons. Tell your friends or family that haven’t previously played with Alodia to join us for the season! For every registration that includes your name as a referral, you receive $20 OFF PER REGISTRATION towards any program in the future with our referral program.

Summer Camps - We’re excited to offer 4 more weeks of summer camps. Come join us on the hardwood for a FUN filled day of hoops! Half day and full day sessions are available! Click HERE for more information on 2020 Summer Camps. 
 
Additional Alodia Gear is Available!
All players receive a league reversible jersey. You can show support for your player by wearing custom Alodia gear (shorts, chairs, hoodies, hats, etc.)! alodiagear.com or click HERE.
 
 
We always like to hear from you! Please reply to this email with any questions.
 
Thank you for your support of Alodia’s TCBL. We’re glad to have you in our Alodia family and excited to get back on the court for a great season!
Sincerely,

Taylor Schippers
Alodia Basketball Academy
281-255-2552