2018-2019 School Year Registration Process

  • 1. Click the Register button for the school of your choice and complete the Academy Registration form.
  • 2. Only students that are not currently registered with our board need to complete a registration package.
  • 3. Go to the School Cash website to setup your School Cash Online Account in order make future payments.
  • 4. Complete your Academy payments once you receive an email from School Cash. Emails are expected to be sent late January 2018.

School Cash Online

To make paying school fees easier, the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is now accepting online payments. School Cash Online allows parents and community members to pay school-related fees online safely, quickly, and easily. Click here to connect to School Cash Online.

Why consider the Basketball Academy?

Open to students in Grades 7-12, the Basketball Academy will help student athletes learn and improve on advanced individual skills and tactics, while developing a lifestyle on and off the court that emphasizes building character through achieving both athletic and scholastic success. Purposeful practices led by highly trained staff, strength and conditioning designed to maximize physical attributes, and a focus on leadership will all position the student athlete to achieve their individual goals.

Technical development focuses on establishing composure, confidence and creativity on and off the court. The following themes are targeted in personal and competitive settings:
  • Ball Handling Skills -open court and tight spaces
  • Shooting Techniques and Fundamentals
  • Playing against pressure
  • Finishing at the rim techniques
  • Defensive footwork
  • Post play techniques
  • Facing the basket One-on-One techniques and footwork

Tactical themes are established to increase an athlete's understanding and passion for the game, translating to a more effective and imaginative presence on the floor:
  • How to read screens off the ball
  • Techniques in executing ball screens
  • Spacing strategies in transition push and pull
  • Set plays versus offensive concepts
  • Techniques in defending various screens
  • Zone and Man Defensive and Offensive system analysis
  • Detailed practice planning, progressions and strategies
  • Game planning and in game strategies

Sport specific Training: On court the court training that focuses on the skill execution of all basketball skills. Sport training sessions are competitive and innovative with a focus on individual needs. Video analysis is an important component of skill development in all areas of the game. Sport specific training sessions take place at Central Park Athletics.

Classroom Sessions: In the classroom players will explore a variety of topics including coaching and leadership, communication skills, basketball tactics, mental skills training, and nutrition.

2018-2019 Fee Structure Basketball Skills Academy

Academy Registration Fees Details
Elementary September through June Cost $450.00 (Students at Central Park 4 days/week)
  • 75 hours of sport specific training
  • 75 hours of off-court/off-field training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)
Secondary Semestered Cost $300.00 (Students at Central Park 5 days/week)
  • 50 hours of sport specific training
  • 60 hours of off-court/off-field training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)

Typical day for a student. Starting at Central Park Athletics.

7-8 Basketball 9:05 - 10:05 (60 mins) 10:10 - 11:48 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 1:08 - 3:30 Subject based curriculum
9-12 Basketball 8:30 - 9:20 (50 mins) 9:41 - 11:00 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 11:45 - 1:00 1:05 - 2:20