State College Pioneer Youth Basketball League

2019/20 Season Details Coming Soon!

What is Pioneer Basketball?

The Pioneer program is designed to teach boys and girls basketball fundamentals in a fun environment. Every participant gets to play a minimum of half of each game. A total of eight games are played with the program ending in late February.

Season Schedule (example)

  • November 2 – Registration Deadline
  • November 17 (CHANGED)- Evaluation Day for Boys and Girls Grades 3-6 from 1-5 (no evaluation day for grades 2 and under)
    • Boys Grades 5-6 1:00 pm
    • Boys Grades 3-4 2:00 pm
    • Girls Grades 3-4 3:00 pm
    • (Grades K-2 do not attend evaluation)
  • Weekend of Nov 30 – Practice Begins
  • January 5 – Games Begins
  • January 12 – Team Photos

Season Schedules – Fall 2019

Volunteer Coaches Needed

Volunteer Coaches Needed Volunteers are an integral part of the Pioneer Basketball program. Under the guidance of the Sports Director, coaches teach fundamental skills while maintaining a fun and encouraging environment. If you are interested in becoming part of the Pioneer team, stop by the Y for an application.

Head Coach Responsibilities (must be age 18 or older):

  • Complete application
  • Agree to a criminal history/background check
  • Attend a pre-season meeting (November 6 at 6:00 PM)
  • Attend player evaluations (grades 3-6 only)
  • Maintain contact with players/parents and assistant coach
  • Attend weekly games and practices Assistant Coach Responsibilities

Volunteer Coach Application

Jake Schiffer
[email protected]