Picture Day Postponed
Team and individual pictures for
basketball teams in all leagues up through the
5th/6th grade leagues were supposed to be taken in the
Indian Hill Cafetorium Saturday, January 24th.
The weather had other plans. Stay tuned for the
new date which will be posted here and
communicated to all coaches as soon as it's set.
Basketball Friday Night
Stations for K-2
HYAA will once again be holding
free basketball clinics for all those in grades
K-2. The clinics will be held on Friday nights
in either the Village School or Indian Hill
The schedule is available on the
for the different age groups. Be sure to check
for your child's age group to know which nights
and gyms will be used for each clinic.
Wrestling clinic for grades 1-8
continues through Feb 19
HYAA is offering a three month wrestling
program for grades 1-8 beginning November 11th and
ending February 19th. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays
and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30pm at the High School
Registrations Now Being
Registrations for the boys and
girls spring lacrosse program are now being
accepted. Registration forms have been
distributed in the schools and can be printed
from the lacrosse
page. Online registrations are also being
accepted. Be sure to read the overviews of each
program before submitting your registrations.
received after February 6 are subject to a $50
Registrations Now Accepted for
Registration forms have been
distributed in the schools. Online registrations
are also accepted using our secure
form. Be sure to register by January 28th to
take advantage of the $20 discount.
Registrations received after February 18th are
subject to a $50 late fee with no guarantee of
placement on a team.
You can also print the
registration form and return it with your
check to the HYAA office.
Holmdel Girls 10U & 12U Travel
HYAA will be holding a tryout
for the Girls 10U & 12U Travel Softball Teams on
Sunday, January 11. Anyone who cannot attend
that date but wishes to tryout should contact
Chris Briamonte at 201-424-2113 or
Additional information and the
registration form are available by
2015 Winter Softball Clinic
Holmdel High School varsity
softball coach Nora Bosmans will once again be
conducting an eight week softball clinic for
girls in grades 3 through 8. The clinic will be
held in the Satz gym on Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm
will cover hitting, bunting, and defensive
For more information please
registration form and return it with your
check for $100 to Coach Bosmans at the HS
address on the form.
Galaxy Boys 4/5/6 Champs
The Galaxy coached by Brett
Frieman & Peter Reddy won the HYAA Boys 4/5/6
soccer Championship on Saturday Nov 15th over
Team Real coached by Howard Shallcross. It was a
great game that came down to the wire. Final
score was 3-2
Players from left to right are:
Brydon Hayes (4th grade), Balaz Papp (6th
grade), Andrew Chen (5th grade), Jack Lydel (5th
grade), Aidan Lagana (5th grade), Louis Ambrosio
(5th grade), Colin McCauley (6th grade), Andrew
Reddy (4th grade), Henry Frieman (4th grade),
Nick Seibel (4th grade), Danny Lynch (4th grade)
& Shane Marion (4th grade). Not pictured is Mike
Conti (5th grade).
Student Volunteer Hours
All students who volunteered for
HYAA soccer and need a community service form completed
should send an email to Jim Calhoun at
You will need to provide your name, the number of
hours completed and your current grade.
||Basketball Picture Day
||Basketball March Madness
Time To Help One of Our Own
After fighting and recovering
from cancer just two years ago, Tim McDonnell,
Sr. received the phone no parent ever wants to
receive. His son Tim, Jr. while attending
Rutgers was struck by a car and placed in a
medically induced coma. Now weeks later, Tim
faces a long road to recovery, currently in a
rehabilitation center showing some signs of
The outpouring of support both
from the Rutgers & local communities has been
overwhelming but as you might imagine, the
family faces mounting medical bills.
A website has been created
www.FightforTimmy.com that provides more
information as well as accepts donations online.
Click here for some additional information.
The McDonnells have been
involved in and supported many charities in the
past and we are asking everyone's support to now
help them in this difficult time.
6th Grade Boys Team Win
Its 2nd Tournament of the year!
The 6th grade boys travel team won the
Berkeley tournament by beating Barnegat in
the title game 51-42 on Sunday (January
The boys as shown in the picture are first row: Christian Gravier, Alex Baker, Anthony Pesce, Drew Cannizzo,
Ian Flanagan, Tigher Quinn-Steineke and second row: Alexei Iturbe, Jaden Grillo, Albert Zou and Alden Hary.
Kyle Polivka not pictured. Coaches left to right are Tom Steineke, John Polivka (head coach) and Jeff Baker.
Coach Iker Iturbe not pictured.
Coach Background Checks
Coaches must fill out the background
check form, and bring a driverís license to the
office or to a Pre-Season Coaches Meeting in order
to coach in HYAA. This applies to all head coaches
and assistants. The fee will be paid by HYAA. Forms
will be available at the monthly HYAA meetings,
in the HYAA office, and at any Pre-Season Coaches
Meetings. Background checks must be completed every
Coach's Guide to Concussions in Youth Sports
Please use link below to take the CDC free Coach's
You can use this link for downloadable materials
available from the CDC website on concussions:
HYAA Advertising Program
Please partner up with HYAA and help serve the
youth of our community by providing them with the
necessary tools to learn the sports of Baseball
PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY
HYAA is offering a sponsorship opportunity for
2015 at our busy Phillips Park Fields. All signs
will be displayed for the entire season. Be sure
to print out the
HYAA Sponsorship form and return it to the HYAA
Holmdel Township Recreation Department
Programs and activities are also available through
the Holmdel Townships Parks and Recreation website.
here for additional information.