Monday, October 24, 2016

YMCA basketball clinic

GREENVILLE, OH (October 20, 2016) - The YMCA of Darke County is excited to once again welcome coach Thom Townsley, of the Indiana Pacers, to our Y on Saturday, November 5. Coach Townsley will be instructing shooting clinics for youth ages 8-14. The Greenville shooting clinic will be 9:00 am – 11:00 am, with a second clinic in Versailles from 12 noon – 2:00 pm. The fee for the clinic is $20 for members and potential members alike.

Coach Townsley brings over 25 years coaching experience with players from age 4 to NBA professionals. He has led over 6,500 clinics worldwide. Attend the clinic and you can expect to improve your game by learning new skills and working on the fundamentals, like how to execute the proper chest pass and bounce pass. Participants can also expect to work on shooting technique and layups, as well.

"This is a great opportunity for the youth of Darke County to learn professional skills at an easy to understand level. You won't want to miss this opportunity to share in this basketball experience,” said Tyler Roberts, Youth and Sports Director at the Y.

Registration for the clinic can be made in person at either Y branch, via phone at 548-3777 or 526-4488, or online at

The Y will have their youth basketball league beginning in January 2017 at both the Greenville and Versailles locations. The league will cover age groups of 4-6 and 7-10. Look for further details to come in December.

See all our programs and everything the Y has to offer at our website,, or visit our facebook page for up to date information.

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