Youth League

Winter Skills Academy and Youth League


First Shot seeks to provide an atmosphere that will encourage positive change in your child spiritually as well as athletically.  Because every child brings their own unique abilities; at First Shot we recognize unique abilities and look for ways to mentor each child to achieve their full potential.  Since we are a teaching league we are committed to building your player from the ground up, developing a strong foundation for athletics and life.



  • To make God’s Word relevant to your child’s daily life. (Devotionals each week)
  • Each child will improve in basketball skills week over week.
  • Each child will be respected and loved by Coach Herzer and all of the coaching staff.
  • All of First Shot events and activities are tons of fun!


What is included:

  • Each player will receive a reversible jersey.
  • Practices are either Thursday or Friday.
  • Games are played on Saturdays in an instructional scrimmage style. (7 games with team rotations weekly)
  • Centralized teaching is led by Coach Herzer.
  • 8 weeks of strategic athletic growth in the basic fundamentals of the game by Coach Herzer.


COST:  $95 until 12/14/2018  –  $105 after

DATES:   Registration Check-in:   January 2nd & 3rd, 2019

First Clinic:   Saturday, January 5th , 2019

Practices:  Thursday January 10th and Friday January 11th, 2019

Location:   Hooptown – 6910 Stroop Lane Smyrna, TN 37167