Youth Basketball Coaches Corner

We believe youth sports is an integral part of the development of a child. We are committed to adhering to high standards for coaches and parents in their position as a role model to our youth. Our recreation leagues are designed for participants to experience the positive side of sports. This can not be achieved without the properly prepared coach. Blue Valley Rec is dedicated to making a difference and has partnered with leading experts in the development of character through sport to provide our coaches with ample and timely resources in order to ensure a postive experience for all.

 

Coaches Clinics- get the inside scoop on teaching fundamentals, practice drills and more! Please note., pre-registration is required for all clinics. Click on the title link to view information on offered coaching clinics.

 

Emergency Action Plan for Youth Sports - are you and your team prepared for an emergency situation?? Click on the link to view an Emergency Action Plan for Youth Sports developed by the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS).

 

Be A Winning Coach - tips for coaches to prevent
youth tobacco, alcohol, and drug use      
 

Practice Resources - check out specific plays, practice lessons and request practice time

Sample Practice Lesson PDF
In-Bounds Plays PDF
Drills PDF
Practice Request Form (G 1-2) PDF
Practice Request Form (G 3-7) PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Champions of Character - The NAIA's initiative equips coaches, athletes, administrators and parents with the skills necessary to build character in the context of sport. The following resources are designed to help coaches build character and performance. Want to know more about Champions of Character? Click on the title link or download one of the PDFs below.

Tips for Coaches
Understand your role as a coach with these great tips.
PDF
Youth Sports Coaches Code
Uphold the values needed to build character.
PDF
Youth Sports Athlete Checklist
Use this form to stay on track in building character and providing a positive learning environment
PDF

 

Positive Coaching Alliance Founder and CEO , Jim Thompson's speech entitled, “Youth Sports as a Development Zone”, reviews goals for parents, athletes, teammates and coaches. Please view the video by clicking on the link below.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHSbb_w2V-E&feature=youtu.be

 

 

 

 
 
Hours of Operation

Activity Center
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday - Friday: 6:00A-9:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-7:00P
Sunday: 12:00P-7:00P
913-685-6000

Rec Center at Hilltop (RC)
7720 W. 143rd Street
Monday-Friday: 5:30A-10:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-8:00P
Sunday: 10:00A-7:00P
913-685-6090

Sports Complex Office (SC)
9701 W. 137th Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P
913-685-6030

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P
913-685-6000

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

"We will champion community and personal growth through dynamic lifelong recreation experiences."