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Mt Airy Youth Athletic Association provides a basketball program for players beginning in 1st Grade!  We offer several options:

 

1st & 2nd Grade – (U8) CLINIC

MAYAA 1st and 2ndth Grade Basketball will offer our youngest players their introduction to the game of basketball.  They will learn basic skills with a clinic based approach; while maintaining a fun and team oriented environment

1st and 2nd grade is co-ed and plays at Mt. Airy Elementary School

Practice 1 time a week with games on Saturday’s

Games are played 4 vs. 4 with coaches on the floor, No score or records kept

3rd & 4th Grade – (U10) INSTRUCTIONAL

MAYAA 3rd and 4th Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity to learn offensive and defensive basketball skills with an instructional based approach; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment

Boys will play in separate divisions vs. other MAYAA Teams. Girls MAYAA Team will play in a combined league with Winfield Recreation.

1st introduction to Game Environment with Practice 1 time per week, Games on Saturdays.

5 vs. 5 full court games! Referees and score will be kept, no official standings. 

Mandatory Man Defense rules with restrictions. All Rules are gradually implemented to allow players to adapt to game structure

Evaluations will be completed to create balanced teams.  Coach request will not be guaranteed.

** MAYAA U10 will also field Travel teams (boys & girls) to participate in the Mononcacy Youth league.  These teams are for more advance players who are ready for more formal and competitive games. General U10 evaluations will determine team selections, all players must attend general evaluations to qualify for Travel.

http://www.monocacyyouthbasketball.com

 

5th & 6th Grade – (U12)

MAYAA 5th & 6th  Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity continue their offensive and defensive development; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment while competing against teams within the Monocacy youth basketball league.

Boys and Girls will play on MAYAA recreation assigned teams

All Teams will play in the recreation division of the Monocacy Youth Basketball League http://www.monocacyyouthbasketball.com

MAYAA will complete Evaluations to allow teams to be selected and placed appropriately within the Monocacy League. Coach request will not be guaranteed

** MAYAA’s Top Rated Players maybe assigned to a Division 1 team within the Monocacy League or Carroll County Travel Leagues

 

7th & 8th Grade – (U14)

MAYAA 7th & 8th  Grade Basketball will offer youth players the opportunity continue their development offensive and defensive basketball skills; while maintaining a fun, competitive and team oriented environment while competing against recreation level teams within the Monocacy youth basketball league.

Boys and Girls will play on MAYAA recreation assigned teams

All Teams will play in the recreation based - Monocacy Youth Basketball League (rules on website)

MAYAA will complete Evaluations to allow teams to be selected and placed appropriately within the Monocacy League. Coach request will not be guaranteed

** MAYAA’s Top Evaluated Players in the general evaluation process Boys will asked to try out for the MID MAJORS Select Team (See below) 

 

7th & 8th Grade “Select” MID MARYLAND BOYS BASKETBALL!

MAYAA’s highest evaluated 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Players will be asked to play on Mid-Maryland Boys League

The Mid Maryland League will prepare players for the High school level

Players will practice 2 times a week and play games on Saturday’s and Sunday’s. (18 game season)

To be eligible - Players must be mapped to the Mt. Airy Middle School district.  Elite 6th graders are eligible to tryout!

http://mmboysbasketball.pointstreaksites.com

U16 & U19

Boys will play on MAYAA recreation assigned teams if sufficient interests exist.

MAYAA will complete Evaluations to allow teams to be selected and placed appropriately within the Monocacy League. Coach request will not be guaranteed

***Note - All age Groups for Monocacy based teams U10 Travel & Above, are determined as of September 1st: A player must not turn the divisions listed age before September 1.  (Example: Player turns 10 on August 15th must play U12) 

Coaches Wanted!!!  IF you are interested in volunteering to Coach please reach out to Denny Ahalt -

Background checks will be required for every volunteer.