Our 7th Grade AAU Team is Going to Nationals!
Our 7th Grade Boys AAU Basketball Team has earned the opportunity to travel to Greensboro, North Carolina to compete in the 2017 AAU 7th Grade National Championship. Being invited to participate in nationals is an honor that reflects just how dedicated, hardworking, and talented each member of our team has been and continues to be every day.
Our 6th Grade AAU Team is Going to Nationals!
Our 6th Grade Boys AAU Basketball Team has earned the opportunity to travel to Hampton, Virginia to compete in the 2017 AAU Division III 6th Grade National Championship. Being invited to participate in nationals is an honor that reflects just how dedicated, hardworking, and talented each member of our team has been and continues to be every day.
Mini Volleyball Tournament
Who’s ready for some competition? Show off the skills you've learned in our In-House Linear Ranking Volleyball Tournament!We are very excited to offer this fun-filled day of serving, hitting, setting, passing, blocking, and more. Come out and enjoy friendly competition. Family and friends are invited to show their support by cheering on the players.What are you waiting for? Let's get you signed up!
Keeping Your Athlete on the Path to Success
February 1, 2017 by Jayson Kohler, Sports Administrator, Basketball CoachCompetitive sport is an ever-growing field that is continuing to trend towards new heights. Student athletes today have access to more training methods and techniques than ever before and this has elevated the level of competition to new standards that have never been seen before. With all that in mind, what can you do to keep your son or daughter at the highest level, and help them gain every advantage they can to stay on top of the competition?
Jr. NBA Program of the Month
January 27, 2017 by Tara Bucci, Marketing DirectorAs some of you may know, the Jr. NBA is an organization most youth sports institutions look up to. They simultaneously teach the fundamentals of basketball, while building youth athlete’s core character values. The Jr. NBA’s pillars presented by Under Armour embrace: FUNdamentals, Hard Work, Respect, Sportsmanship, Teamwork, and Healthy Living. Quite frankly, their pillars aren’t far off from ours here at CAL Sports Academy: Commitment, Determination, Motivation, Strength, and Teamwork, which is why we are overly enthusiastic to be acknowledged by such a reputable organization, and honored to be named the Jr. NBA Program of the Month! Thank you to all of our CAL families and friends for your love and support!
Our Very Own CAL Cobra: Mia Leonard
January 12, 2017 By Jayson Kohler, Sports Administrator, Basketball CoachWe are proud to congratulate Mia Leonard on her recent success and being named as one of Suburban One Sports Featured Athletes.Mia is a captain on the varsity girls basketball team at Cheltenham High School, as well as a member of CAL Sports Academy’s girls high school AAU team.Mia has been with us at CAL for two years now and has worked tirelessly to become the player and leader she is today.
Drop in to CAL: A Simple Request
January 6, 2017 by Tara Bucci, Marketing DirectorTo our CAL community:First and foremost, we want to thank you for your perpetual love and support we receive from each one of our members daily; it is the reason we choose to do what we do! As you know, we are onto our 11th year building Strength through Sports in our community, and we like to think that our positive motivation and energy keeps bringing players back into the gym.
Why YOU Matter to CAL
December 29, 2016 by Jayson Kohler, Sports Administrator, Basketball CoachTo further expand upon our last months Path to Success Blog, where the topic was, the Importance of Sports in a Child’s Life, I want to take the time to really explain why YOU matter to CAL and why we do what we do. Not just why we play sports or coach, but why we, as a CAL Sports Family, are so passionate about what we do.
New Registration System
We have some exciting news! On November 28, 2016 we successfully launched our new registration system to the LeagueApps registration platform. Some of you might be relieved we switched systems, and some of you might be asking why? Well here's why:
The Importance of Sports in a Child’s Life
November 28, 2016 by Jayson Kohler, Sports Administrator, Basketball CoachSports at any level are a great way to keep people in shape and even help build new relationships between people who share a similar love or passion for the game, but why is it so critical for all kids to at least get a taste of what it means to be an athlete? The answers are many.