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Welcome to Hanover County Virginia's HYBL home on the web!

Here, you'll be able to register online, get news, information, schedules, rosters, directions, and much more. Check back frequently for the latest information about our Hanover County Virginia (HYBL) Recreational Basketball.   If you have questions or comments about our new website or anything else about the organization you can E-Mail Us using our new feedback e-mail feature.

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HYBL 2022-2023 Season Information

Please Join Our Email List if you haven't already in order to ensure that you get any announcements about our Winter 2022-2023 Season.  We expect registration for the Winter to open in mid-to-late September with the season running from November - March 5.


Hanover Youth Basketball League is pleased to announce that registration for the Summer 2022 season is open!

It's time to start working with your players on their 'Kyrie killa cross-overs', 'Steph step-backs', 'Harden heat checks', 'Lebron layups', 'Jordan pull-up jumpers', 'Magic show-time passes', 'Dr. J. baseline scoops', 'Kareem sky-hooks', Lisa Leslie's reverse pivot, and especially their 'Big Ben lock down defense'! 

Hanover Youth Basketball League is designed to introduce young (beginner) players to the sport while enhancing and fine-tuning the skills of more experienced players. Your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball with age-appropriate skills, drills, and game-play rules.  Our League is set up such as to help build confidence and ability as the season progresses. Your player will improve their understanding of the sport; shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, teamwork, and sportsmanship throughout the season.

  • Age-appropriate instruction emphasizes fun, skills improvement, and game-play.
  • All skill levels are welcome – players are evaluated and drafted in an attempt to balance each team.
  • Everyone plays at least half of every game.
  • No fundraisers.
  • Trained officials at every game (2nd-12th Grade)

 

Winter 2022-2023 Season Information

  • Registration Fees: Check back in mid-to-late September for more information for registration for our season which should run from November - March 5.
    • Pre-K, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade Late Registration Fee: TBD per player
    • 2nd-12th Grade Late Registration Fee: TBD per player
  • Late Registrations: We may be able to accept a limited amount of late registrations for some divisions.  Please use the Feedback link and let us know what grade your player is in and we will respond with instructions for online registrations.
  • Player Evaluations: TBD
  • Team Creation / Drafts: TBD
  • Schedule: November 12, 2022 - March 5, 2023 (TENTATIVELY)
    • Dates may be subject to change considering extenuating circumstances
    • League games and practices are usually scheduled on weekends only.  Saturday morning through evening, or Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.
      • ​Depending on registration numbers and facilities needs this is also subject to change
  • Eligibility: Boys and Girls Players in Pre-K - 12th grade
    • Hanover County Virginia and non-Hanover County Virginia residents are welcome
    • Players are grouped into divisions by current grades
    • Players with conflicts are welcome, but please advise us of potential conflicts during registration
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols: Please understand that it is HYBL's goal to host a complete season and adhere to safety measures that give us the best chance at success in completing a season and minimizing risk for all parties.  We ask that all HYBL parents, players, coaches, and officials be flexible and adaptable and offer patience and grace in light of dealing with this global pandemic.  As a result, the HYBL Board has set the following requirements:
    • See the CDC web site for questions about COVID Quarantine Guidelines.
    • We may need to require all coaches, officials, and spectators to wear mask or face shield at all times in our facility depending on local/facility guidelines.  Masks or face shields must cover the mouth and nose unless you are drinking.  Please don't wear the masks as a chin strap, over your eyes only, or just around one ear!
    • We may need to require that players have masks on to enter and exit the facility and when not on the court.
    • We may need to limit attendance at games and practices.
    • We may need to limit entry to our facility to teams at specific times and ask that teams leave promptly after their event.  All events should wrap up after 55 minutes from their start times unless otherwise specified.
    • If you are sick or your player is sick, please don't come to the gym.
    • Anyone in quarantine shouldn't attend HYBL events during the quarantine.
    • We will implement additional safety and cleaning measures consisting of appropriate best practices and standards per local/facility guidelines. 
  • Facilities Locations: 
    • ​Primary Location: Big Ben's Home Court (Richmond, VA) - Safe location near Top Golf!
    • Alternate Location(s): TBD - Gym(s) In or near Hanover County, VA (Still finalizing details, but targeting Mechanicsville HS, Chickahominy MS, and Oak Knoll MS)
  • Refund Policy: See our Fees and Refund Policy Page
  • Tentative Division Information is below (this is subject to change):

 

Division/Grade Evaluation Schedule
(10/30/2021)
Primary
Locations
Director Rim Height  Ball 
Size
Bitty Ballers 
(Pre-K/K)
None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
CoEd 1st Grade None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
Boys 2nd Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 9' 28.5"
Boys 3rd Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 10' 28.5"
Boys 4th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 10' 28.5"
Boys 5th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Ryan Noel 10' 28.5"
Boys 6th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Nesha Vest 10' 29.5"
Boys 7th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Bob Seifert 10' 29.5"
Boys 8th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court Rodney Cole / Paul Baitinger 10' 29.5"
Boys 9th-10th Grade (JV) TBD Big Ben's Home Court

Dave Cook / Will Ford

10' 29.5"
Boys 11th-12th Grade (Varsity) TBD Big Ben's Home Court Jason Heckman / Will Ford 10' 29.5"
Girls 2nd-4th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court David Ford 9' 28.5"
Girls 5th-7th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court David Ford 10' 28.5"
Girls 8th-12th Grade TBD Big Ben's Home Court David Ford 10' 28.5"
*There are no evaluations required for the following divisions:
  • Bitty Ballers
  • CoEd 1st Grade
 
To contact a Division Director, please refer to our Board of Directors page.
 
For maps or directions see our Court Locations page.
 

by posted 08/15/2022
HYBL Jersey Return Information

Jersey Returns

If you haven't returned your Jersey and still need to, please contact Paul Baitinger or Kevin Brooks from our Board of Directors page.


by posted 08/15/2022
HYBL Summer 2022 Season Information

Summer 2022 Season Information

  • Registration Fees (CURRENT 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR GRADE):
    • Pre-K - 1st Grade: Early Bird Registration Fee: $70 per player (through 5/15/22)
    • Pre-K - 1st Grade: Base Registration Fee: $90 per player (through 6/5/22)
    • Pre-K - 1st Grade: Late Registration Fee: $105 per player (starting 6/6/22 if spots are available) 
    • 2nd-12th Grade Early Bird Registration Fee: $80 per player (through 5/15/22)
    • 2nd-12th Grade Base Registration Fee: $100 per player (through 6/5/22)
    • 2nd-12th Grade Late Registration Fee: $115 per player (starting 6/6/22 if spots are available) 
    • Sibling Discount:  $10 for 2nd child; $15 for 3rd or 4th child
  • Late Registrations: We may be able to accept a limited amount of late registrations for some divisions.  Please use the Feedback link after 6/6 to let us know what grade your player is in and we will respond with instructions for online registrations.
  • Player Evaluations: Sunday, June 12 at Mechanicsville High School
  • Team Creation / Drafts: June 12-16
  • Schedule: June 18, 2022 - August 7, 2022
    • Dates may be subject to change considering extenuating circumstances
    • League games and practices for most divisions will be scheduled on weekends.  Saturday morning through evening, or Sunday late morning/ early afternoon through evening.  Some divisions will play on weeknights (Monday-Thursday).
      • ​Depending on registration numbers and facilities needs this is also subject to change
  • Eligibility: Boys and Girls Players in Pre-K through 12th Grade
    • Hanover County Virginia and non-Hanover County residents are welcome
    • Players are grouped into Divisions by current grades as of the 2021-2022 school year
    • Players with conflicts are welcome, but please advise us of potential conflicts during registration
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols: Please understand that it is HYBL's goal to host a complete season and adhere to safety measures that give us the best chance at success in completing a season and minimizing risk for all parties.  We ask that all HYBL parents, players, coaches, and officials be flexible and adaptable and offer patience and grace in light of dealing with this global pandemic.  As a result, the HYBL Board has set the following requirements:
    • See the CDC web site for questions about COVID Quarantine Guidelines.
    • Subject to the local guidance of vaccinated vs. non-vaccinated persons, we may need to require all coaches, officials, and spectators to wear mask or face shield at all times in our facility.  
    • Subject to local guidance, we may need to require that players have masks on to enter and exit the facility and when not on the court.
    • Subject to local guidance, we may need to limit attendance at games and practices for spectators. 
    • We will allow each team to have 2 coaches, but the scorekeeper must be an accompanying spectator if not provided by HYBL.
    • We ask that teams leave promptly after their event and a quick team huddle.  All events should wrap up after 55 minutes.
    • Players may bring their own ball to practices, but should NOT bring them to games as HYBL and/or Coaches should bring "Game Balls".
    • If you are sick or your player is sick, please don't come to the gym.
    • Anyone in quarantine shouldn't attend HYBL events during the quarantine.
    • We may implement additional safety and cleaning measures consisting of appropriate best practices and standards per guidance. 
  • Facilities Locations: ​
  • Refund Policy: See our Fees and Refund Policy Page
  • Interested in Coaching? If you are registering player(s) please complete the coaching information on the registration form.  If you don't have players and are interested in volunteering to coach please contact Paul Baitinger from our Board of Directors page.
  • Tentative Division Information is below (this is subject to change based on registration numbers and scheduling needs):
    •  

      2021-2022
      School Year
      Division/Grade
      Evaluation
      Time & Gym
      6/12/22 @ Mech HS
      Director Rim Height  Ball 
      Size
      Bitty Ballers 
      (Pre-K/K)
      N/A Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
      CoEd 1st Grade N/A Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
      Boys 2nd-3rd Grade 1:00 pm Aux Gym Paul Baitinger 10' 28.5"
      Boys 4th-5th Grade 1:00 pm Main Gym Nesha Vest & Robert Seifert 10' 29.5"
      Boys 6th-7th Grade 2:00 pm Main Gym Rodney Cole & Robert Seifert 10' 29.5"
      Boys 8th-9th Grade 3:00 pm Main Gym

      Paul Baitinger & Dave Cook

      10' 29.5"
      Boys 10th-12th Grade 4:00 pm Main Gym Will Ford & Jason Heckman 10' 29.5"
      Girls 2nd-4th Grade 2:00 pm Aux Gym David Ford 10' 28.5"
      Girls 5th-7th Grade 3:00 pm Aux Gym David Ford 10' 28.5"
      Girls 8th-12th Grade N/A David Ford 10' 28.5"
      To contact a Division Director, please refer to our Board of Directors page.
       
      For maps or directions see our Court Locations page.

by posted 05/05/2022
HYBL Winter 2021-2022 Basketball Details

Winter 2021-2022 Season Information

  • Registration Fees:
    • Pre-K, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade Late Registration Fee$160 per player (starting 10/25/2021) 
    • 2nd-12th Grade Late Registration Fee: $175 per player (starting 10/25/2021) 
  • Late Registrations: We may be able to accept a limited amount of late registrations for some divisions.  Please use the Feedback link and let us know what grade your player is in and we will respond with instructions for online registrations.
  • Player Evaluations: Scheduled for October 30, Times TBD
  • Team Creation / Drafts: October 30 - November 11
  • Schedule: November 13, 2021 - March 6, 2022
    • Dates may be subject to change considering extenuating circumstances
    • League games and practices are usually scheduled on weekends only.  Saturday morning through evening, or Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.
      • ​Depending on registration numbers and facilities needs this is also subject to change
  • Eligibility: Boys and Girls Players in Pre-K - 12th grade
    • Hanover County Virginia and non-Hanover County Virginia residents are welcome
    • Players are grouped into divisions by current grades
    • Players with conflicts are welcome, but please advise us of potential conflicts during registration
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols: Please understand that it is HYBL's goal to host a complete season and adhere to safety measures that give us the best chance at success in completing a season and minimizing risk for all parties.  We ask that all HYBL parents, players, coaches, and officials be flexible and adaptable and offer patience and grace in light of dealing with this global pandemic.  As a result, the HYBL Board has set the following requirements:
    • See the CDC web site for questions about COVID Quarantine Guidelines.
    • We may need to require all coaches, officials, and spectators to wear mask or face shield at all times in our facility depending on local/facility guidelines.  Masks or face shields must cover the mouth and nose unless you are drinking.  Please don't wear the masks as a chin strap, over your eyes only, or just around one ear!
    • We may need to require that players have masks on to enter and exit the facility and when not on the court.
    • We may need to limit attendance at games and practices.
    • We will allow each team to have 2 coaches.
    • We require that a waiver be completed for coaches, players, and parents.  
    • We may need to alternate start times to reduce foot traffic and building occupancy.
    • We may need to limit entry to our facility to teams at specific times and ask that teams leave promptly after their event.  All events should wrap up after 55 minutes from their start times unless otherwise specified.
    • If you are sick or your player is sick, please don't come to the gym.
    • Anyone in quarantine shouldn't attend HYBL events during the quarantine.
    • We will implement additional safety and cleaning measures consisting of appropriate best practices and standards per local/facility guidelines. 
  • Facilities Locations: 
    • ​Primary Location: Big Ben's Home Court (Richmond, VA) - Safe location near Top Golf!
    • Alternate Location(s): TBD - Gym(s) In or near Hanover County, VA (Still finalizing details)
  • Refund Policy: See our Fees and Refund Policy Page
  • Tentative Division Information is below (this is subject to change):

 

Division/Grade Evaluation Schedule
(10/30/2021)
Primary
Locations
Director Rim Height  Ball 
Size
Bitty Ballers 
(Pre-K/K)
None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks / Paul Baitinger 8' 27.5"
CoEd 1st Grade None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks / Paul Baitinger 8' 27.5"
Boys 2nd Grade 9:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Bryant Allen / Kevin Brooks 9' 27.5"
Boys 3rd Grade 9:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 9' 28.5"
Boys 4th Grade 1:00 pm - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court John Vandenhoff 10' 28.5"
Boys 5th Grade 10:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Nesha Vest 10' 28.5"
Boys 6th Grade 11:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 10' 29.5"
Boys 7th Grade 12:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Rodney Cole 10' 29.5"
Boys 8th Grade 12:00 pm - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Dave Cook 10' 29.5"
Boys 9th-10th Grade (JV) 2:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court

Will Ford / Paul Baitinger

10' 29.5"
Boys 11th-12th Grade (Varsity) 1:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Jason Heckman / Paul Baitinger 10' 29.5"
Girls 2nd-4th Grade 10:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 9' 28.5"
Girls 5th-7th Grade 11:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 10' 28.5"
Girls 8th-12th Grade None Big Ben's Home Court Richard Stewart 10' 28.5"
*There are no evaluations required for the following divisions:
  • Bitty Ballers
  • CoEd 1st Grade
  • Girls 8th-12th Grade
 
To contact a Division Director, please refer to our Board of Directors page.
 
For maps or directions see our Court Locations page.

by posted 10/01/2021