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MBA Boys Tryouts are for individuals who would like to improve their skills and to play on a competitive basketball team. MBA offers 3 distinct levels of play - National, Regional, and Local. All teams will focus on player development, team development, enhancing life skills, and setting goals.

When: October 29th. Please show up 30 minutes early for registration.  

2:00-4:00 pm (3rd - 6th Grade) and 4:00-6:00pm (7th - 8th Grade).

Where: MSA Woodland 2100 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Cost: $35


MBA 616 teams offer quality training and player development without the commitment to an AAU travel schedule. Teams practice one day per week at MSA Woodland and participate in Sunday individual skill's trainings. These teams play in our local MBA league on Saturday mornings (6 week session beginning October 28th).

Program cost: $225--includes all practices, skills training, league play, coach and team jersey.

Athletes should attend the evaluations on October 22nd at 4 pm for team placement.

National Team Option (Black)

4th-11th Grade

This national level option brings the players commitment level to the highest of all of our programs. Elite players commit to intense skill development and top national competition. Two days of on court practice, skills and sports performance training round out the whole athlete. Weekend tournaments to exposure events and attendance to national tournaments during the recruiting season.Playing time is earned and rewarded based on several factors. Teams will focus on player development, team development, enhance life skills and goal setting. Cost is evaluated annually based on tournaments chosen and generally announced well before tryouts

Regional Team Option (Blue)

4th- 11th Grade

This regional level offers a more intense travel and practice schedule. Two days of on court practice, skills and sports performance training round out the whole athlete. Weekend tournaments to some exposure events and weekend tournaments mostly in the midwest. While playing time is earned and rewarded based on several factors we also believe that every athlete should play. We take great pride in growing each athlete to help them reach their next goal. Teams will focus on player development, team development, character development and goal setting. Cost is evaluated annually based on tournaments chosen and generally announced well before tryouts.

Local Team Option (White)

3rd-11th Grade

Teams will be formed and players will be placed on a team consisting of between 8-10 players at the placement date. Two days of on court practice, skills and sports performance training round out the whole athlete. Teams will play in the MBA League on Saturday during current season and stay local to Grand Rapids to reduce the travel required for these busy families! Teams will focus on player development, team development, enhance life skills and goal setting. Cost is evaluated annually based on tournaments chosen and generally announced well before tryouts.