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2016 NLBA Head Coaching Positions

The Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association is now accepting applications for Head Coaching Positions for the 2016 - 2017 Being our Best Program and the 2017 Provincial Summer Basketball Programs.

  • Being Our Best Grade 7 and 8 Development Boys' Program
  • Besting Our Best Grade 7 and 8 Development Girls' Program
  • 2017 Under 16 Boys' Program
  • 2017 Under 16 Girls' Program

The Grade 7 and 8 Development programs will be for a 2 year term based on a favorable review by the NLBA at the end of the first year. If coaches receive a favorable review they will coach the HP Program / Midget Provincial Team Program in the second year of the program. Developmental program runs from October-March. Developmental Program consists of practice with 40 athletes, twice a week. Tryouts will take place late September at the NLSC.

Submit: Cover Letter and Resume to:

Deadline to Register is May 31, 2016
Successful applicants will be energetic, enthusiastic, and willing to challenge our athletes to meet their full potential. They will also be expected to complete all NCCP certifications required to coach at the National Championships and submit a RNC/RCMP Code of Conduct Certificate Vulnerable Sector check.

Individuals looking to assist with the program may also apply at this time and will be selected by the NLBA Committee, in conjunction with the Head Coach. Please indicate if you are applying for the head coach or assistant coach position in your application and which gender you are interested in coaching. Please note the head coach has the right to choose their own coaching staff.

2016 NLBA Summer Hoops Camp

The NLBA is now accepting registrations for the 2015 NLBA Summer Hoops Camps. These camps are open to children in grades 4 to 7.

Boys' Camp - August 8th - 12th Girls' Camp - August 15th - 19th
Basketball Camps are for Athletes entering grades 4 through 7

Cost: $200.00 (taxes included)
Registration deadline: July 22nd, 2016 or the first 60 participants (Per Camp, First Come first served). No registration without FORM and REGISTRATION FEE.
Registration form: Camp Registration Form
Camp Site: Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre (NLSC) 100 Crosbie Road, St. John's

Payment: Can be made through the NLBA PayPal account @ NLBA PayPal Account or by sending a cheque made out to the NLBA to the address below.

Please complete the accompanying registration form, and attach a cheque made payable to: NLBA

Mail Registration forms to:
1296A Kenmount Road, Paradise, NL A1L 1N3> For further information, please contact: Judy Byrne @ the NLBA office-709-576-3392 Fax: 709-576-8787 Applications can be emailed to Laura Chatman @
Camp Registration Form

NLBA Healthy Eating Policy

The NLBA recognizes the importance of healthy eating and the overall benefits of this practice. In support of Healthy Students Healthy Schools and the Provincial School Food Guidelines, NLBA has implemented a new Healthy Eating Policy for NLBA events where food and beverages will be served. The Healthy Eating Policy ensures that healthy options are provided to participants attending these events.

Effective October 2105, all NLBA event hosts will be asked to comply with the Healthy Eating Policy. Please refer to Provincial School Food Guidelines for planning your meals and snacks: Additional support is available from the Eat Great and Participate Coordinator at 709-729-4432 or from your local Regional Nutritionist.

For additional information, please refer to the Heatlthy Eating Policy.

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