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JCC Lions Basketball - Boys 4th - 11th Grade

The JCC basketball programs mission is to teach the fundamentals of basketball in a manner that promotes sportsmanship, fair play, and teamwork. Coaches will maintain a safe and positive environment so each player can reach their potential while having fun.  Players will be set up for success to improve and polish their skills with proper offense and defense fundamentals.

Upcoming Tryouts

March 18, 2018
Boys 3rd-5th Grade  |  2:30-4:00 pm

Boys 6th-8th Grade  |  4:00-5:30 pm

March 25, 2018
Boys 6th-11th Grade  |  2:30-4:00 pm


Contact Jonathan Crossley at (402) 590-2141 to schedule an appointment!

Fall / Winter Season:
August 2018 - MArch 2019

Each team will participate in a Fall league through an Omaha area organization. Winter will mostly consist of tournaments. Games will begin in October. Tournament(s) and games will be scheduled in the Omaha area and played on Saturdays and Sundays during the season.

BOYS 4th-8th Grade 

Fees are determined by the cost of the entire season (August - March). The cost includes weekly practices, tournament fee, coaching fees, and open gym time. Uniform is not included - additional uniform fee for new players. To register, call the JCC Registrar at (402) 334-6419.


All practices will be led by the team's Head Coach in a fun and structured environment. Coaches will instruct on the fundamentals of the game and skill development. As the season progresses, Coaches will evaluate and provide feedback to the players. Practices are mandatory. A parent meeting will be held 30 minutes before practice starts on beginning practice date.

strength & Speed Clinics

Strength and Speed Clinics focus on developing a young athlete’s performance. JCC coaches will lead the players in developing proper techniques in running, jumping, and agility. Performance drills and nutrition education are vital tools to decrease sports related injuries and improve athlete performance. While clinics are optional, it is strongly encouraged that players take advantage of the additional practice time.

scrimmage Clinics

Scrimmage Clinics are designed to allow the players more opportunities to play the game of basketball. This clinic will be coordinated to have the players develop a better understanding of team basketball. JCC coaches will provide feedback and give the players more extensive knowledge of how to play the game of basketball.

Skill Clinics

Skill Clinics are coordinated and led by JCC coaches. Clinics are a great way to compliment team practices and give players an opportunity to enhance their development for competition. While clinics are optional, it is strongly encouraged players take advantage of this additional practice time. Private lessons are available during the fall/winter season.

Open Gym    

Players are invited to attend the multiple open gym times scheduled during each week. They will have the ability to practice their skills individually and with their peers. Open gym time is not structured. It is designed for the players to work on their skill set, interact with their peers and to have FUN.

For more information Contact:

Jonathan Crossley - Assistant Director of Athletics & Basketball Coordinator
(402) 590-2141 or

Lynette Brannen, Director of Athletic Programming
(402) 590-2144

REGISTER online, or by calling the JCC Registrar at (402) 334-6419 or Member Services at (402) 334-6426.