Basketball Tryouts begin:
JWMS 2019-20 Winter Sports Schedule Link
Equipment Needed for Basketball Boys/ Girls
sneakers, elastic waste band shorts, T-shirt, water bottle
2019-20 Boys Basketball Coaches
Coach Carter and Coach Bazile
John Witherspoon Middle School
Boys Basketball Tryouts
2019 Tryout Information
Training begins on Wednesday, November 13th in the Main Gym.
Wednesday, November 13th
A & B team Tryouts 3:00-4:45pm Gym/ Track
Friday/ Monday, November 15th & 18th
A& B 1st & 2nd Callbacks Session 2&3 3:00-4:45pm Gym/ Track
Tryout Strength and Agility Tests
A team B team
Quality push-ups Suggested 15 10
Beep Test 82 65
Pull-ups 6 4
Sit-ups 40 25
Free throws 70% 60%
Jason Carter (609) 651-5137
Attendance at all team events (practice, games, meetings, events) is MANDATORY.
Notify Coaching Staff ahead of time of
1) Medical emergency
2) Family obligation
3) Religious obligation
4) Academic obligation
First violation benched for 1/4 game, second violation benched game, final violation
All players are to have proper basketball attire at all practices and games which includes: Sneakers,
shorts, t-shirt. water bottle. If you do not have proper attire please contact the coach (Jason Carter
privately email above).
Tryout dates- November 13th, 15th, 18th (call backs)
Cut policy/ Playing time-
Goal of the Varsity team (A team) is competitive success. Playing time will be given to the players
that the coaches believe give the team the best chance to win. When game conditions are
appropriate other players will get playing time.
Goal of the JV team (B team) is development. Players will earn the right to start and when the
outcome of the game is at stake the coaches will choose the players that give the team the best
chance to win. Every effort will be made to give playing time to all players.
Players are encouraged to speak to coaching staff about disagreements or concerns over playing
time or role on the team.
Parents are encouraged to speak to coaching staff at the appropriate time.
Appropriate time is 24 hours before or after a contest. Appropriate time is after player has spoken
to the coaches.