What Is The Time Commitment?
- Travel requires dedication and commitment from both children and parents.
- A team will typically have two 1.5 hr practices per week and average 1-2 games per week. For the winter Mid-monmouth season (grades 3-5), games are on Friday nights and Sundays. For the fall mid-monmouth season (grades 6-8), games are during the week
- All teams will play and average of 3 out of town tournaments over the course of a season.
- The season will last approximately October - February, depending on league play.
What Is The Monetary Commitment?
- Fees may vary year to year, but, for the upcoming 2011-12 season, we project a $300/child fee.
What Training Is Provided?
- Coaches have the option to bring in outside trainers to help faciliate skill development.
What Organizations Are The CNBC Associated With?
- The CNBC is club operating under the CNSF umbrella.
- Our primary league for A teams is Mid-Monmouth. Our B teams have various league options, but, MSC is our primary outlet for the appropriate level competitive talent.
Who Can Play On A CNBC Travel Team?
- Any town resident that has tried out and passed the skill level requirements for their respective team.
What Are The Age Restrictions?
- We play in an age-based leagues with the primary birth day cutoff of August 1 for their respective year.
Can A Child Play Up?
- Playing up is not allowed, however, occaisional exceptions may be considered by the Executive Committee to help complete a roster. This rarely occurs, but, is usually limited to girl programs where participation numbers generally diminish in older grades.
How Are Teams Selected?
- Tryouts occur every year and are run by a neutral coach with 3 independent evaluators. Evaluators select, based on ability demonstrated at the tryout, the top 7 players. These 7 are automatically placed on the team. The evaluators then provide a list of 'bubble eligible' players ranked 8-13. The coach has discretion to complete his/her roster based on this list of "Bubble' players. The coaches bubble selection must be approved by the Executive Committee based on basketball justifiable reasons. For example, if the top 7 players are mostly guards, and, the 12th ranked player is a cener, the coach has the discretion to select that player.
When Can I Expect A Notification of the Roster?
Approximatley 2 weeks after the tryout
How Much Playing Time Will My Child Get?
- All coaches are encouraged to play all children that attend practice, put in effort and meet overall team expectations. For grades 3-5, there is a minimum playing time guideline of 25% of a game, but, to be interpreted over the course of an entire season. For teams with 11 or more players, 20% will be considered the minimum average playing time. There is no minimum playing time guidelines for grades 6-8. However, all children should play in a game with some meaningful minutes.
How Competitive Are The Teams?
Mid-Monmouth is one of the best orgainzed, largest and most competitive youth basketball leagues in New Jersey comprising of an east and west divison. A sampling of towns that participate in Mid-Monmouth include: Colts Neck, Marlboro, Freehold, Holmdel, Matawan, Milstone, Howell, Monroe, Hazlet, Ocean, Oceanport, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Rumson, Little Silver, Middletown and Brielle.
What Paperwork Do I Need To Complete?
Child Birth Certificate
Mid-Monmouth Consent Form
CNBC Player, Parent Coach agreement
What Weather Does The Team Play In?
Mid-monmouth leverages public school facilities in each respective town. We paly in all weather, provided school systems do not close their facilities. If a game is canceled, the coach will inform all parents.
How Can I Help?