Youth Developmental Basketball League

This league is both competitive as well as instructive.  It is designed to create an atmosphere of learning through competition and correct fundamentals.  Our referees are instructed to both make calls such as traveling, double dribble, fouls, etc. and then after doing so, they are to explain to the kids that which they did wrong.  In this manner, the learning curve of these young players is greatly increased as they begin to understand how better to play the game.   Area high school athletes will again act as our referees throughout the league.  Most of these refs are members of one of the local boys or girls basketball teams and thus it makes it quite fun for the kids to be instructed by some of their idols and or role models.


BENEFITS of playing in our Developmental League: 
  • Short-term membership to Apple Athletic Club for two (2) coaches

  • Great price to play!!!

  • We play 4x4 – this provides many more opportunities to touch the ball.

  • Swim Passes – 6 passes per player

  • Team end of the season party at Apple Athletic Club!

  • Hopefully a ticket to attend a local hoops game!

  • Championship game!

  • Skills competition – for everyone!

  • Awards – No one else does this; this creates a great ending to the season!

  • Our kids actually learn & enjoy the game of basketball!

  • We work with other league schedules so you can play both.

About Coach "E"

Has coached at the Division I level for 15 years while serving as the Head Coach at Cal State Fullerton for 3 of those years. As an assistant, Ehardt coached at Brigham Young University, Washington State and at national powerhouse the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she helped the Gauchos achieve their first ever-national rankings and NCAA appearances. Coach Ehardt has also coached 12 players who have gone on to play professionally, both in the WNBA and oversees. Coach E was born & raised in Idaho Falls & played at Idaho Falls High School. She then went on to play for North Idaho Junior College where she lead her team to the NJCAA National Tournament before finishing her career playing for and captaining the Idaho State University Bengal’s.


​A Note From Coach “E”

It is my sincere desire to make these clinics one of the most enjoyable camp experiences you will have. These clinics will feature myself as well as other coaches who will provide valuable life lessons, great motivation & quality instruction, which can then be applied at home while practicing on one’s own. It is my intent to take each player to the next level, especially offensively. Basically, these camps will posses a ton of “heart” –energy, emotion & enthusiasm. And to know me is to expect nothing less. That’s how I played, that’s how I coach! I guarantee your child will improve!

Contact: Barbara Dee Ehardt at 529-8600 Apple / 403-6686 cell
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