Season Info

2023-24 Season Plan

  • Registration for coaches & Players start September 1st, 2023
  • Register as coach during player registrations by selecting "Myself as staff". Coach must be registered on the family account then login and register. See helpful info here
  • Need 1-2 coaches per team.
  • Coach meeting November 4th at Stanley. 1st/2nd grade coaches 12pm-130pm; 3rd/4th/5th grade coaches 130pm-230pm
  • Parents can request a coach or friend only in 1st and 2nd grade(Not guaranteed). Max of 8 players per team
  • Saturdays only for 1st & 2nd grade. 3rd and up will, have weeknight practices and Saturday games
  • Practices start for 3rd and up Week of 11/6. 1st & 2nd grade start on 11/11
  • All parent coaches must be background checked. If current LMYA coach you are already cleared. LMYA provides this service at no charge to coaches.
  • Benefits of LMYA Structure:
    • 8-9 person teams; 3v3 ½ court basketball to start season-November & December
    • More touches for each child: more passing, shooting, defensive opportunities
    • Eliminate need to learn press offense & defense
    • Focus on learning important core basketball skills:
      • Dribbling, passing, shooting, M2M defense, pick and roll, give and go
      • Skills translate to 5v5 basketball perfectly
    • Key proponents of structure:
      • JrNBA 3v3, Pro 3v3 league, Olympics, and at local level, Lamorinda Varsity HS utilize frequently
    • 2nd 1/2 of Season(after winter Break) will be traditional 5 v 5 basketball

Coach Reference Materials

LMYA Basketball Coaches Clinic




3rd - 5th Grade LMYA Practice plan

6th - 8th Grade LMYA Practice plan


Facilities Agreement Compliance

Injury Sheet



Rules of Play


1st & 2nd Grade Rules-Basketball RULES-1st - 2nd grade-2023-24

3v3 Game rules 3rd thru 5th grade-Basketball-RULES-3rd-8th grade November 6-December 2

5 v 5 Rules- Basketball-RULES-3rd-8th-grade-starting December 4 2023




Player safety and well-being is our top priority. Below are informational documents as well as the CDC website with additional information. All parents/players are required to read and sign the parent/athlete waiver when registering.