Youth Basketball Advisory Council

Youth Basketball Advisory Council


The Youth Basketball Advisory Council will support the Commission and Commission staff in areas requiring programming recommendations, administrative review or as determined by the Commission, as appropriate and necessary. The Advisory Council is composed of an odd number of members, with a minimum of three. Terms for council members are for three years. The Youth Basketball Advisory Council term begins in September and ends in August.  If you are interested in serving on this council please contact Trenton Buchman at 685-6030 or [email protected] 
Responsibilities of the Advisory Council include:
  - Conducting interviews and selecting coaches
  - Deliberating and acting on formal protests
  - Reviewing rules, policies, post-season evaluations and surveys
  - Recommending changes for consideration by staff
  - Reviewing and recommending action on special requests from parents/players concerning team changes
  - Conducting hearings on “incidents,” as defined by the Official Rules and Policies Handbook currently in effect for the particular program, and recommending appropriate actions.
Council Members (year term expires)
Tom Hickey (8/31/20)
Mike Underwood (8/31/20)
Ryan Ashcraft (8/31/20)
Mark Ekstrand (8/31/21) 
Mickey Masterson (8/31/21)
Steve Shutts (8/31/21)
Paul Bajich (8/31/22)
Mark Hoffmeister (Commissioner Liaison)
Shane Gardner (Commission Liaison - Alternate)


Hours of Operation

Activity Center (AC)
6545 W. 151st Street

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

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

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

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

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