SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) - The St. Maarten National Basketball Association will be starting the SXMNBA Basketball Academy on Saturday March 2nd, 2019at the Melford Hazel Sports Complex, Soualiga Road Philipsburg, SXMNBA announced on Monday in a statement.
“If your child is interested in becoming a member of the SXMNBA Basketball Academy these are the requirements:
Born between 2001-2009 (Boys & Girls)
Copy of a valid Identification (Passport, ID card, ETC)
One (1) ID Picture
Completed Registration Form
“Understand that our philosophy is instructional, competitive, and developmental and promotes self-‐discipline, group cooperation, and good sportsmanship. Members must demonstrate a cooperative, motivated, well-‐behaved manner at all times during academy sessions. Our goal is developing skills, teamwork, sportsmanship, and having fun!
“We our working with coaches and trainers from around the world to give kids an opportunity to further their basketball dreams and studies.
“The vision of St. Maarten National Basketball Association (SXMNBA) is to provide an environment to develop basketball & our athletes.
“We however are fully aware that this is not possible without the assistance and support of all stakeholders, to ensure that our programs are sustainable and produce results we are also looking for volunteers and sponsorship partners who are interested in assisting with our different activities throughout the year to guarantee that the objectives of SXMNBA are achieved.
“The SXMNBA would like to give a big thanks to UNICEF Nederland for their help and support with securing the materials needed to make this project happen,” the SXMNBA media statement concludes.
SXMNBA Upcoming Events:
March 2nd– SXMNBA Basketball Academy
March 22nd& 23rd- SXM vs EUX U13
May 11th– Opening 2019 SXMNBA Regular Season
May 24th& 25th– U18 Inter-Island Tournament (St. Maarten)
July 24ththru Aug 2nd– SXMNBA Basketball Camp
August 3rd& 4th– U18 Inter-Island Tournament (St. Eustatius)
August – 2ndAnnual SXMNBA Business Tournament