The Minnesota Thunder girls basketball program will hold our 14th annual open tryouts for grades 3-9 spring basketball on March 4th of 2014!
The location is Oak Point Elementary @ 13400 Staring Lake Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
3rd - 6th grade 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
7th - 9th grade 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
** Note that the 10th and 11th grade team tryouts will be held March 25th From 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Oak Point Elementary.
The Spring season generally runs from early April - early June, with older teams running longer.
Tryout fee is $20. Please bring a water.
Checks for the seasons fees will be collected prior to the tryouts, but not cashed unless a roster spot is offered and accepted. All other checks are destroyed. Participants must be covered by insurance.
If you have any questions, please contact Thunder director Mark Rowland at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 season highlights
7th Grade MYAS Division 1 Champions
2012 season highlights
5th grade(10U) AAU State Champions & AAU National Championship participant
2011 season highlights
4th grade MYAS D-I state champions!
8th grade MYAS 2nd place!
9th grade MYAS 3rd place!
2010 season highlights
4th and 6th grade MYAS D-I state champions!
10th and 11th grade MYAS D-I Second place.
Minnesota Thunder Girls Basketball Program has been providing a quality spring basketball experience since 2000. During our first 11 seasons, our teams have enjoyed much success. Minnesota Thunder has had 8 teams win D-I Spring State Championships!! Furthermore, the Thunder have had one or more teams in a D-I State Championship game 10 of the last 11 seasons.
Minnesota Thunder's primary objective is to provide girls a good quality, competitive and functional place to play spring and summer basketball. Our goal is for the girls to return to their winter teams as better basketball players. We believe that by emphasizing teamwork, sound fundamentals, hustle and sportsmanship the player's interests are best served. Furthermore, we feel it is important to provide the opportunity for the girls to play for different coaches and with different players, thereby fostering friendships that can transcend their winter season rivalries. Our organization recognizes that some of our girls have goals of obtaining college scholarships. We understand that competing in national exposure tournaments are an important part of our commitment to the support of those goals. However, our main goal is helping the girls to improve their skills and knowledge of basketball which will enhance their joy in playing the game.
The Thunder will provide top quality coaches who are knowledgeable and capable teachers of the game. We will have some Division I and II teams. Historically we have put together select teams by invitation and we have numerous girls coming back from last years teams. In addition, we hold open tryouts for our new teams and/or to fill the remaining roster spots on existing teams. Please click on hand outs for detailed information on try outs, fees and registration. Please click on the links section to see tournaments our top teams have done in the past and are potential events for this season.
Larry Goetzinger 763-218-8930
President: Mark Rowland 952-828-9090
10365 Meade Lane, Eden Prairie, MN 55347