Goals & Philosophies


Program Goals & Philosophies

Here are some of the elements of what we strive to include in our South Lyon basketball program.

  • Strong recreation and feeder program for elementary aged kids K-5.
  • Strong Middle School program with coaches that are teaching the same fundamentals, drills and plays as the High School.
  • Travel teams for the top athletes to participate in during the off-season for all ages.
  • Summer camps where the High School kids are working with and teaching the younger kids the proper fundamentals and establishing mentor relationships.
  • A coaching staff at every level that is committed to character development and true genuine concern for each individual as a person.
  • A coaching staff that is committed to CANI (Constant and Never-ending Improvement) and always learning and increasing their knowledge of the game through study, camps, clinics, videos.
  • Having a spirit “filled” gym with a LARGE /LOYAL student section, pep band, cheerleaders and thousand (standing room only) of loud fans.
  • Having teams that play together, work hard and play smart.
  • Having the teams do things together away from basketball such as team dinners, canoe trips, whirlyball, ropes courses, paintball, etc. creating friendships off the court.
  • The teams attend summer team camps and individual camps.
  • Having Players committed to weight lifting in the off-season and individual skill development.
  • A positive spirit pervades all practices with players enjoying practices and feeling as if they are improving themselves as both athletes and leaders.
  • A strong booster club that supports the financial needs of the team for summer camps, special events and helps promote team spirit!
  • A sense of belonging with all graduates coming back wanting to help out at summer camps, assist in coaching and maintaining pride for the team they once played on.
  • A statistician team that is well trained and keeps accurate statistics.
  • Parental support in the values we are teaching.
  • School and administrative support in the values we are teaching as well as showing up to games.
  • Have all the basic fundamentals mastered at the freshmen level.

Important Documents:

  • Norm's Total Automotive
  • South Lyon Orthodontics
  • Gateway Dental Care
  • Big Cat Basketball
  • Duncan Disposal Systems
  • KV Sport
  • The Playground
  • Dr. William A Shortt D.D.S.
  • Elite Aces Baseball
  • South Lyon Collision
  • McDonalds - South Lyon
  • Perfect Floors
  • Hungry Howie's
  • Brostrom Physical Therapy
  • South Lyon Travel Basketball
  • TNT Orthodontics