Our mission is to organize competitive youth basketball teams and instructional basketball programs for elementary through high school boys in Rocklin and the South Placer County area. Our teams and programs are built on teaching solid fundamentals and a

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‚Äč2019 YBA Boys/Girls High School

Spring/Summer Teams

  • HS Sponsored Elite (9 Events includes all NCAA Showcase Events/Travel Sponsored)
  • HS Elite $750 (9 Events includes all NCAA Showcase Events)
  • HS Travel Team $500 (Local, Bayarea and Reno Travel)
  • (Tournament Schedule)Posted 
  • Schedule your FREE Evaluation/Workout/Tryouts

Register for Tryouts/Workouts (Click Here) 


High School Tryouts Boys/Girls

Players can officially tryout once they are not participating with the school team (including playoffs) 

Location: Hardwood Palace (Boys)

  • Tryouts ongoing Text/Email Ken Gee (916) 276-5367 or Kengeeyba@gmail.com
  • 15/16/17U Sponsored Elite Travel Team (Tryout Invite Only)
  • Sponsored players looking for 15U Varsity/16U All League/17U Ranked

Location: William Jessup University (Girls)

  • Feb 10th, 17th & Feb 24th 2019  Evaluations/Workout  6:00-7:30 & 7:30-9:00
  • Feb 16/17th, Feb 23/24th, March 2/3rd & March 9/10th Evaluation Games
  • 17U Sponsored Elite Travel Team (Tryout Invite Only)
  • Contct us and provide HS and Maxprep Stats
  • Text/Email Ken Gee (916) 276-5367 or Kengeeyba@gmail.com

Practice starts March 4th @ Hardwood Palace

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Tue 7:30-9:00 HP Ct2

Wed  7:30-9:00 HP Ct4

(Starting Mar 25th Tuesdays Ct 2 7:30-9:00)


9th Phares

Mon 7:30-9:00 Ct 1

Wed  6:00-7:30 HP Ct4

(Starting Mar 24th Monday Ct 1 7:30-9:00)


9th Anderson 

Mon 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 5

Wed 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 5

(Starting Mar 25th Wed 7:30-9:00 Ct 4)


9th Degroft

Mon 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 5

Wed 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 5 

(Starting Mar 25th Wed 7:30-9:00 Ct 4)


16U Little

Tue 7:30-9:00 HP Ct3

Wed  7:30-9:00 HP Ct4

(Starting Mar 25th Tuesdays Ct 8 7:30-9:00)


16U Adam

Starting Mar 13th Wed 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 1


17U Cole

Starting Mar 13th Wed 7:30-9:00 HP Ct 1


YBA will offer 3 Levels of High School Teams 2019 Sponsored Elite, Elite and Travel 

2019 Will highlight college coaches and recruiters on staff. Why does YBA have college coaches on staff? College coaches network with other college coaches and their jobs are to promote to other schools that maybe a better fit for players. With so many options of colleges it can be overwhelming at times. YBA will give information on the recruiting and preparation process for college and network to get your child to college. We will do this with a high-level staff that is experienced with the process to help you. YBA has over 150 NBA, Pro and college players who is next?? 

7 College Coaches On Our High School Staff:

  • Imhotet Amen-Ra (William Jessup University NAIA D1) 
  • Brandon Cole (Metro State University/Fresno Pacific University NCAA D2)
  • Chris Collins (American River College JC)
  • Iesha Jackson (Folsom College JC)
  • Dave Garcia (William Jessup University NAIA D1) 
  • Pauletta Hendrix (Former Chico State College Ast Coach and Recruiter NCAA D2) 
  • Nate Stephens (Yuba College JC)


High School Coaching Staff: Men

17U Sponsored Elite Team Brandon Cole (Metro University/Fresno Pacific University) 

17U Showcase Elite Team Dave Garcia  (William Jessup University)

16U Sponsored Elite Team Adam Al Mujadidi (Foothill High School)

16U Showcase Elite Team Dave Garcia  (William Jessup University)

16U Travel Team TJ Little (New Hope Christian University)

15U Sponsored Elite Team Chris Collins (American River College)

15U Showcase Elite Team Chris Collins (ARC)/Zach Phares (Encina High)

15U Travel Team Jeremy Degroft (Los Medanos College)

15U Travel Team Anthony Anderson (Granite Bay High School)

High School YBA-Sacramento Kennedy Nate Stephens (Yuba College) 


High School Coaching Staff: Womens

Sponsored and Showcase teams will attend NCAA Live Period Events

17U Sponsored Elite Team Imhotet Amen-Ra (William Jessup University NAIA D1) 

17U Showcase Elite Team Mike Shaw (Capitol Christian)

16U Showcase Elite Team Ken Gee/Mike Shaw (YBA Director)

16U Showcase Team Pauletta Hendrix (Chico State Ast Coach)

16U Travel Team Pauletta Hendrix (Chico State Ast Coach)

15U Travel Team Iesha Mejorado (Folsom College Ast Coach)


Frequent Asked Questions:
  • When can my child officially tryout? Players can tryout once they are not participating with the school team (including playoffs) 
  • What work out tryout dates should I make? Players can attend Workouts (more players will attend when playoffs conclude)
  • How much is it? Spring/Summer is $750 for Elite and $500 Travel 
  • Who are the coaches? Coaches are posted on this page. 
  • What are Sponsored teams? These teams has sponsors who pay for National Tournaments and Travel Cost
  • What are Elite Teams? These teams Travel and play in National NCAA Showcase Events
  • What are Travel Teams? These teams travel to the BayArea and play locally
  • Do you have a local team? Yes  the travel team is mostly local travel at Hardwood Palace /Bay Area
  • Why so many College Coaches? College Coaches network with other college coaches
  • Spring Practice Days and Times? TBA By Feb 15th Depending on team 
  • Can players play up? Players can tryout for any age group or team  (Expect teams to be very competitive) 
  • Should I pay for scouting services? They are mostly money grab's don't do it
  • How can I get recruited? #1 Grades open many doors for your child! Your child is a D1 Player if your child is getting calls from D1 College coaches every day in the contact period. If your child is not in that category we will work with you to find the College for you and network you to your Dream School, Realistic School & Fall Back School. 
  • Will my child get a scholarship playing in NCAA showcase events? College coaches will be in attendance YBA will network for you we have over 150 College, Pro and NBA players (Who's Next) 

Elite/Travel/Local Spring and Summer Cost Detail:

  • Spring/Summer (Elite $750) ($500 Travel) Mar-July 11th (Includes NCAA Showcase, Showcase Events & Tournaments, Coaches Stipend, Practices and Training)
  •  NCAA and National Travel Schedule Posted Feb 5th  is posted book early for saving on hotels and airfare.
  • Travel Option Available (Carpool/Ride with a Coach Option)
  • Uniform is included. 



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