There are now youth basketball opportunities for girls in Simsbury from grades k-9 on a year round basis. Please reach out to Coach Sam Zullo with questions on anything listed below! firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-848-5017
Pre K....Coming Soon!
Winter: K-4 basketball program run by Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Sam Zullo...check out www.simsburyrec.com for more details
Summer: The Coach Zullo Skills Academy has an evening camp for grades K-4 at Simsbury High School. This camp is run during the last weeks of July. Details for the 2016 camp will be available in early 2016...check back for more details!
Spring/Fall: Girls in grades K-4 are welcome to participate in any of the grade 5-9 opportunities as well. If interested, please contact Sam Zullo (contact info above)
Winter: Simsbury has a great travel basketball program for grades 5-8 run by local basketball enthusiasts/parents. If interested in competitive play you can visit www.stbcweb.com for tryout information. Once girls are in grade 9 they have the option to tryout for the high school program of whichever school they are attending.
For those interested in more of a recreational experience, the YMCA in Granby offers other basketball related programs for middle school aged girls.
Spring: We have a local AAU team in town called the Simsbury Spartans. We had a high school age team, a 6/7grade team and a 8/9 grade team in 2015 and are hoping to have more teams in 2016. AAU is a travel basketball team that generally has 1-2 practices during the week and games on weekends. Please reach out to Sam Zullo (contact information at the top of the page) for more information
Summer: For the past two summers The Coach Zullo Skills Academy has been a great success. This is a full day camp for girls entering grades 6-9. The camp is run by Coach Sam Zullo and many of his high school players. Other guest coaches also help throughout the week. This camp is run at Simsbury High School during the last weeks of July. More information on official dates will be posted as soon as they are available.
Koubek Overnight Basketball Camp - Coach Zullo has been bringing girls to an overnight camp in upstate New York for the past 5 years. This camp is always the highlight of the summer for whoever attends. Kids entering grades 6-12 are able to attend this camp. For more information please visit: http://www.koubekcamps.com/overnight-camp/
Coach Zullo works with a local bus company to provide transportation to and from the camp...this is a truly a great experience!
There may be additional opportunities for girls entering 9th grade to participate in activities with the high school girls. Please reach out to Coach Zullo if interested.
Fall: Coach Zullo runs clinics in the fall for grades 5-8...these clinics will be communicated through parks and rec and also to whomever is on Coach Zullo's email list. Please visit the park and rec website or reach out to Coach Zullo for more information.