Morris Plains Basketball Association PHILOSOPY – Goals and Objectives
The goals of the MP Basketball program are to teach basketball skills!
Encourage growth and interest in the sport!
Build Character and Confidence in our players!
Instill Passion for the sport!
Encourage TeamWork and Camaraderie!
Communicate and have the players understand the meaning of Sportsmanship
Instill the basics of competition
Most importantly to Have Fun!
The youth to enjoy the game of basketball
To achieve these goals, the MPBA BOARD encourages all participants, be the players, coaches and viewers, to act in a responsible manner on and off the court.
For Coaches, the primary responsibility is to teach the players sportsmanship and the fundamental skills of basketball, while building a positive atmosphere.
Teaching the skills of basketball can encompass many difficult drills, and should be conducted with the players in mind.
Sportsmanship is taught through example and behavior. Through practice and games, the participants can enjoy the game of basketball, and strive to do well. Playing the game to the best of one’s ability should be the primary goal of the players, and to provide and enjoyable atmosphere should be the primary goal of the Coaches , Players and Parents involved.