Colchester Youth Basketball: My Site News

Tuesday, November 24
High School Tryout Dates

The boys high school tryout dates are set!!!  If you haven't registered for high school basketball yet, now is the time.  Registration will stay open until Friday December 4th for our high school league.  You will also be able to register at the tryouts.


9th & 10th Grade Tryouts
Tuesday 12-8-2015 - 8:00-9:00PM at JJIS
11th & 12th Grade Tryouts
Thursday 12-10-2015: 8:00PM-9:00 PM at JJIS


Wednesday, November 11
CYB Appreciation Day

Dicks Sporting Goods and Colchester Youth Basketball have partnered up again to bring you Colchester Youth Basketball appreciation day.  On Saturday November 14th, you can save 20% off your entire purchase at Dicks Sporting Good in Lisbon, CT. 

 Click here to get your coupon



Tuesday, October 27
recreational league tryouts

The dates have been set for the recreational league tryouts. Tryouts will begin on Wednesday November 18th, 2015. Please remember, all players will make a recreational team. Tryouts are held so that we can try to create parity in the league. If you haven't registered yet, you can do so now at


4th & 5th Grade Girls – Wednesday November 18 at JJIS

A - L: 6:00 - 6:45

M - Z: 6:45 - 7:30


4th Grade Boys– Thursday November 19 at WJJMS Gym A

A - L: 6:00 - 6:45

M - Z: 6:45 - 7:30


 5th & 6th Grade Boys – Friday November 20 at WJJMS Gym A

A - H: 6:00 - 6:45

I - P: 6:45 - 7:30

Q - Z: 7:30 - 8:15


6th, 7th & 8th Grade Girls – Thursday November 19 at WJJMS Gym A

A - L: 7:30 - 8:15

M - Z: 8:15 - 9:00


7th & 8th Grade Boys – Wednesday November 18 at JJIS

A - L: 7:30 - 8:15

M - Z: 8:15 - 9:00

Wednesday, October 21
Travel Roster
Thank you everyone who tried out for a travel team over the past two weeks. It was fantastic to see so many basketball players in Colchester. Here is the rosters for the 2015-2016 travel basketball season.
6th Grade Girls   7th Grade Girls   8th Grade Girls
Head Coach Dominick Luizzi   Head Coach
Paul Violette
Morgan Prates   Sophie Schroll    
Jennifer Whipple   Hailey Groene    
Payton Guntulis   Samanatha Uccello    
Joely Stella   Kaylea McCourt    
Valerie Luizzi   Tianna Groskey    
Emma Mancuso   Emily Tellar    
Skylar Gustavsen   Kaitlyn Moody    
Ashely Lizotte   Caitlyn Shea    
Sarah Newton   Paige Lawrence    
Lindsey Reilly   Victoria Violette    
6th Grade Boys   7th Grade Boys   8th Grade Boys
Head Coach
Eric Shane
  Head Coach
Chris Snow
  Head Coach
Dominick Luizi
Kyle Brogden   James Anderson   Luke LaSaracina
Ryan Claffey   Malik Barnes   Casey Hart
Luke Gilbert   Cayden Bertrand    Nick Tiziani
Wilson Hathaway   Evan Clark   Jeremy Luizzi   
Matt Lizzotte   Jayden Guerra   Nick Sedor
Odin Malz   Nate Hebert   Nick Janus
Chris Provost   Justin Kelsey   Evan Merchant    
Alex Pulse   Patrick Mawhiney   Trevor Ruszczyk
Sam Blumberger   Dillon Rakowski   Ian Dyer
Andrew Navickas   Andrew Schneider   Matthew Voiland
Jay Rayner   Harry Snow    
Daniel Shane   Josh Witkovic    

Sunday, October 18
7th Grade Travel Roster
Thank you to all the basketball players who tried out for the 7th grade girls team.  Below is the roster for the 7th grade girls Travel team for the 2015-2016 season.
 Players Name
 Sophie Schroll
 Hailey Groene
 Samantha Uccello
 Kaylea McCourt
 Tianna Groskey
 Emily Tellar
 Kaitlyn Moody
 Caitlyn Shea
 Paige Lawrence
 Victoria Violette

Friday, October 16

Click here to register for the 2015-2016 Colchester Basketball Season




Tuesday, October 6
Travel Coach Nomination Deadline

Are you interested in coaching a travel basketball team?  If so, please be aware that all nominations must be submitted by 3:00 PM Friday October 9th, 2015.  You can submit your information during the checkout process (select Head Coach under volunteering and fill in the box for your prior experience) or send an email with your prior experience and age group you would like to coach to

Wednesday, September 30
Travel Basketball Tryout Dates

Tryout dates are set, and they are right around the corner.  If your interested in playing for a travel team, you must make AT LEAST ONE of the tryout dates.  It is highly recommended that you make both tryouts.

**Travel Coach, be sure to sign up during the registration process if you want to be a head coach** 

 Here are your dates:

GIRLS 6th Travel
Thursday October 15th from 6-7 @  JJIS
Monday October 19th from 7-8 @ JJIS
Girls 7th Travel
Tuesday October 13th from 630-730 @ JJIS
Thursday October 15th from 6-7 @ WJJMS Gym A

Girls 8th Travel
Friday October 16th from 7-8 in JJIS
TBD (based upon number of registered players)

BOYS 6th Travel
Friday October 16th 6-7 @ JJIS
Monday October 19th from 6-7 @ JJIS

Boys 7th Travel
Thursday October 15th from 7-8 @ JJIS
Monday October 19th from 8-9 @ JJIS

Boys 8th Travel
Thursday October 15th from 8-9 @ JJIS
Tuesday October 20th from 8-9 @ JJIS 

Tuesday, September 29

Online registration is now open for the 2015-2016 Colchester Youth Basketball season!!!  Click here to register now.


If you are trying out for a travel team:

  • We will post tryout dates as soon as possible to our website and facebook pages.  Tryouts will fall in the middle of October.
  • If you are interested in coaching a travel team, be sure to select "Head Coach" under volunteering during the checkout process.  Also be sure to fill in your coaching experience.

If you are registering for a rec team:

  •  Tryout dates will be posted as soon as they are available to both our website and facebook pages
  • All players make a team.  Tryouts are used to help create balance in the league.


Thursday, September 10
Girls Conditioning Program

CYB will be running the 2015 Girls Basketball Fall Conditioning Program for girls in grades 7th - 12th. The Program will run from October 1st through November 5th in WJJMS Gym B on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00PM to 7:30PM. Registration is required. Click here to register now.


Friday, June 24
Now on Facebook!!!
Colchester Youth Basketball is now on Facebook!!!! Cick here to follow us to get the latest information going on around the league including meetings, updated scores and schedules. 

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