Ventura Youth Basketball Association

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Ventura Youth Basketball Association (VYBA) is the area's largest recreation basketball program for boys and girls in grades 2-12. Registration for the 2018 season began in September 2017. The last official skills testing and sign up was on Oct. 1. 

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  1. Coaches Resources
  2. Parent & Player Resources

Coaches Resources

If you would like to apply to be a coach or assistant coach please contact the VYBA hotline at 805-658-4705 and pick up a coaching application from the Parks and Recreation office in City Hall, 501 Poli St., Room 226. 

General Responsibilities


Code of Conduct

To Do List

Participation & Practice Sites 


Player and Volunteer Participation

Ventura Youth Basketball Association (VYBA) has been serving the needs of our community for the last 62 years. Allowing boys and girls to grow their skills in both basketball and teamwork. To participate in VYBA, students grades 2-8 must sign up as individuals during skill test dates (September-October); and students grades 9-12 sign up as a team (for the High School Super League) in early December.

The fee is $100 per player (includes uniform). Late sign ups are $120. Practices start in mid-December season runs from January to March. Volunteer coaches, gym supervisors and officials are needed! Call 805-658-4705 for complete details.
VYBA Officials Needed2018

Practice Sites

VYBA has permission from the following schools
to use their outdoor courts for VYBA practice:
  • Saticoy Elementary School
  • Serra School
  • Loma Vista Elementary School
  • Juanamaria Elementary School
  • Mound
  • Pointettia Elementary School
  • Blanche Reynolds School
  • Elmhurst
  • Will Rogers (gates close at sundown)
  • DeAnza
  • Cabrillo Middle School
  • Anacapa Middle School
  • Balboa Middle School (gates might be locked during holiday closure)

Practice Court Regulations

• Courts are on a first come basis: if courts are crowded please shorten your length of practice.
• Do not jump a fence if the gates are locked please contact VYBA so that we can work with the school district regarding the problem.
• No indoor practices are allowed given that access to indoor facilities is not available to everyone.
• No dogs on school grounds during practices or games due to some owners not cleaning up after pets

VYBA Advisory Board of Directors

Hugh Clabaugh, Chairman
Leonard Ikemire, Vice Chairman
John Cardoza, Director
Pamela Coronado, Director
Joe Lukman, Director
Arnie Moser, Director
Steve Vacca, Director