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.
Ventura Youth Basketball Association (VYBA) has been serving the needs of our community for the last 63 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.
Photo: Matt Morrisset
VYBA Girls 3 Champions 2017
Photo: Matt Morrisset
Photo: Marco Medina
Schools and the VUSD are receiving numerous calls from VYBA coaches asking to book court time. It is not VUSD’s responsibility to coordinate practice times for VYBA.
VYBA practices are on a first come, first served at all approved schools (see below).
SCHOOL LIST – APPROVED
***Will Rogers – NOT APPROVED***
***CABRILLO – NOT APPROVED***
Practice Court Regulations
1. Do not call the school office or district office (this was explained to all the coaches at the Coaches Orientations)
2. Courts are reserved through City Parks & Rec and covered under your liability insurance.
3. VUSD does not rent to individuals.
4. Courts are first come, first served basis
5. Gates are open a 3 pm-7pm or sundown, whichever comes first.
6. There is no lighting on the courts. Teams do not have permission to bring rented lighting equipment onto courts.
7. Restrooms are not going to be open.
8. If for some reason they are locked inside, they are to find the custodian to let them out.
9. NO DOGS ALLOWED on school grounds
10. NO JUMPING over fences.
11. NO PRACTICE during holidays.
“Sportsmanship . . . what it looks like . . . good and bad”
VYBA Advisory Board of Directors
Hugh Clabaugh, Chairman
Leonard Ikemire, Vice Chairman
John Cardoza, Director
Pamela Coronado, Director