ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

To provide Keizer’s young athletes with the skills and tools to pursue excellence both on and off the basketball court.

WE ACCOMPLISHED THIS MISSION BY
  • Providing a safe,  positive, and supportive environment

  • Teaching beyond the game

  • Building fundamental skills and a team mindset

  • Making sure the players have fun!

PROGRAM GOALS

Develop Basketball Skills

  • Our coaches and trainers emphasize learning fundamental basketball, including...

    • proper footwork and balance​

    • man-to-man defense principles

    • passing and catching

    • movement without the ball

    • setting, using, and defending screens

    • proper shooting mechanics

    • offensive principles that align with the McNary High School programs

Build Character

  • Future Celts Basketball emphasizes our core values:

    • toughness

    • respect

    • teamwork

    • communication

  • Our athletes' character development is valued over wins and loses

Promote Teamwork

  • Our coaches will provide a supportive atmosphere that inspires competition while valuing team-play and respect for the game

  • Skills training sessions combine athletes from 5th through 8th grade, creating camaraderie across grade levels​

Inspire Dedication 

  • We aim to teach our athletes to enjoy the process of getting better, which includes:

    • giving 100% effort, intensity, and focus for the entire practice / training / game

    • receiving feedback and learning from mistakes

    • understanding the importance of repetition and hard work​

Encourage Academic Achievement

  • We track grades to identify players who may need assistance through our tutoring program

Learn More about the McNary High School Basketball Programs

Younger than 5th grade?

Future Celts recommends the Keizer Youth Basketball Association (KYBA) for K - 4th graders that want to play basketball this winter!

More information about KYBA registration can be found here: https://www.keizerbasketball.com/

McNary Girls Basketball

https://mcnarybasketball.weebly.com/

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ON & OFF THE COURT

  • Develop athletes on and off the court

    • Ensures readiness for high school program

ACADEMICS

  • GPA tracking

  • Tutoring sessions

POSITIVITY

Positive culture from coaches, players & parents

FUNDAMENTALS

  • Teaching fundamental basketball, including

    • Proper footwork and balance

    • Man-to-man defense principles

    • Passing and catching

    • Offensive principles that apply to McNary’s offensive principles, spacing/movement without the ball, and screening

    • Proper shooting mechanics and footwork

ABOUT US

Our program aims to provide young athletes in Keizer, Oregon, the skills and tools to pursue excellence both on and off the basketball court. 

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