General Information

The FFC Men’s Open Basketball League is designed to provide a competitive men’s league in the Stark area. Based on First Friends Sports Ministry concepts, the league is composed of men 18+ and is intended to provide competition in a warm and friendly fashion. During this unique time of fellowship, each participant is introduced to the claims of Christ and is encouraged to share with each other during post or pre-game huddles how Christ is impacting their lives.

Some playing experience is preferred.  Skill Level:  Intermediate to Advanced.   Registrations are on an individual basis, and all teams are drafted after the open gyms. A team consists of 6 to 8 men. Referees officiating every game.  Open gyms are for paid registered participants only.

 

Date:  May 6 – July 22, 2024  NOTE:  NEW DAY – MONDAYS AT 7pm, 8pm, or 9pm  No games on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)

 

Fee:  $75.00 registration fee
$20.00 jersey fee (if you don’t already have the black/red reversible jersey from past seasons)

 

Refund:  ($5.00 fee retained)  No refund will be given to any player who withdraws on or after the first week of games. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Requests:  Requests are not guaranteed. Teams are drafted by the coaches.  Requests that affect the competitive balance of the team cannot be honored.

 

Registration is available online and paper forms will be available in the church by April 1.  Register online with debit/credit card or with paper forms and check/cash at the Welcome Desk during office hours 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri.  Fee is due with registration.  Click above on “Register Now” to register online (when available).  Deadline is May 13, or when league fills up, whichever occurs first.  Offices will be closed on Good Friday, March 29.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION 

 

Game Day/Time:  Mondays at 7pm, 8pm or 9pm

 

Open Gym for those who are registered and paid:  Dates:  May 6 (only 1 open gym).  Check back for schedule.  Each player will be assigned an assessment time.  Click on the link in the announcement above (when available) to view the Open Gym schedule on date of Open Gym.

 

Gender Policy Statement:  (Oct 12, 2017)  Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant.  For all of our leagues, classes, unless they are designated as Coed, it is our policy that players participate within the gender designation that complies with the previous statement.  We want to thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

Questions?  Call 330-966-6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org

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Team Rosters

Cavaliers

Coaches

  MASON MADENFORT

Players

  ANDRáS LANE
  JOEL MADENFORT
  DEVIN RYAN
  SAMUEL SCARPINO
  DANTE WOODSON
  BRAD ZIMMERMAN

Flint Tropics

Coaches

  LANDON THORN

Players

  CJ GENT
  CORDER HOUK
  VINCENT HUNTER
  ETHAN LAUGHMAN
  DEJON NEWELL
  NIK SNYDER

Timberwolves

Players

  BRIAR BARABASCH
  MATTHEW FENNELL
  MICHAEL GILIN
  JOSEPH OESCH
   BILL POULOS
  JOSHUA RHOADS
  BRYON SHELL

Warriors

Coaches

  GENO MYERS

Players

  JACOB CRISS
  CHRISTIAN ELLIS
  JARED GRIMES
  TYLER JOHNS
  DENNIS LEEK JR
  STEPHEN THOMAS

USA

Coaches

  BLAKE BRUCE

Players

  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  ZELONDRE HALL
  NORMAN JOHNSON
  SEAN KELLEY
  MORICE LAMAR
  WAYNE THOMAS

Knicks

Coaches

  KYLE KEIPER

Players

  CHANCE BERKSHIRE
  DERRICK DANIELS
  ADAM FEICHT
  DJ HAGGINS
  DREW PETERSON
  SHALAMAR RISBY
  EMMANUEL TURNER

Mavericks

Coaches

  WILLIAM LAWRENCE

Players

  DAVANTE DOTSON
  MICHAEL DUCEY
  ROBERT HAWKINS
  NICK ORAVEC
  TURON PARKER
  JARED SCOTT

Spurs

Coaches

  ANDREW HALL

Players

  AUSTIN BRADY
  DYLAN EAKINS
  NATE GIBSON
  DOMINICK GRAFTON
  VICTOR HOOD
  BENJAMIN WALKER

Thunder

Coaches

  JACOB ICKES

Players

  OWNY JOHNSON
  JOHNATHAN JONES
  LINDSAY RIGBY
  DAVONTE ROSS
  STEVEN SHIMKO
  PAUL WALSH

Pistons

Coaches

  ZEKE YOST

Players

  JASON EPPLEY
  AUSTIN GUY
  CALEB (CJ) HICKS
  LEVI MACADAM
  WILL POTTS
  PAYTON TRIPLETT

Tigers

Coaches

  DEREK SHANKLIN

Players

  JEREMY BENTIVEGNA
  THEODORE ELFAYE
  JALEN FOSTER
  JAYLEN HUTCHINS
  ISAYAH KOONCE
  NICHOLAS SHANKLIN

Celtics

Coaches

  CORDARYL JONES

Players

  CHUCK CARD
  TRAVIS DAVIS
  CHRISTIAN GRAVES
  BRANDON KIMBEL
  PEYTON MITRES
  JETT TINLIN
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Printable Rosters & Game Schedule

Please click on the link below to view the Team Rosters and Game schedule.

Men’s Open Summer Basketball Roster

 

Men’s Open Summer Basketball Schedule

 

Men’s Open Summer Tournament Schedule

 

 

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Coaches Resources

Click the links below to access each specific coaching document

Adult Basketball Rules

Please click on the links below to view and print Rotation Sheets.

6-man Rotation

7-man Rotation

8-man Rotation

6-man Rotation Playoff

7-man Rotation Playoff

8-man Rotation Playoff

 

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Standings

Pistons
8 - 1 - 0
Cavaliers
7 - 2 - 0
Mavericks
6 - 3 - 0
Tigers
6 - 3 - 0
Celtics
5 - 3 - 0
Timberwolves
5 - 5 - 0
Warriors
5 - 4 - 0
USA
4 - 6 - 0
Thunder
4 - 5 - 0
Spurs
2 - 6 - 0
Knicks
1 - 7 - 0
Flint Tropics
0 - 8 - 0
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Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Timberwolves Tigers 7/22/24 7:00pm East
Cavaliers Thunder 7/22/24 7:00pm West
TBA TBA 7/22/24 8:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Flint Tropics Cavaliers 5/13/24 7:00pm 63 73 East
Warriors Timberwolves 5/13/24 7:00pm 93 81 West
Knicks USA 5/13/24 8:00pm 74 71 East
Spurs Mavericks 5/13/24 8:00pm 59 65 West
Pistons Thunder 5/13/24 9:00pm 77 65 East
Celtics Tigers 5/13/24 9:00pm 91 93 West
Knicks Pistons 5/20/24 7:00pm 57 91 West
USA Spurs 5/20/24 7:00pm 62 66 East
Cavaliers Celtics 5/20/24 8:00pm 82 86 East
Thunder Tigers 5/20/24 8:00pm 57 69 West
Mavericks Timberwolves 5/20/24 9:00pm 103 73 East
Flint Tropics Warriors 5/20/24 9:00pm 71 76 West
Timberwolves Thunder 6/3/24 7:00pm 61 76 East
USA Pistons 6/3/24 7:00pm 76 82 West
Warriors Celtics 6/3/24 8:00pm 84 81 West
Tigers Mavericks 6/3/24 8:00pm 60 52 East
Cavaliers Knicks 6/3/24 9:00pm 99 64 East
Spurs Flint Tropics 6/3/24 9:00pm 65 62 West
Celtics Flint Tropics 6/10/24 7:00pm 105 90 East
Timberwolves USA 6/10/24 7:00pm 63 127 West
Cavaliers Tigers 6/10/24 8:00pm 73 71 East
Spurs Pistons 6/10/24 8:00pm 71 113 West
Knicks Mavericks 6/10/24 9:00pm 73 112 West
Thunder Warriors 6/10/24 9:00pm 76 73 East
Celtics Mavericks 6/17/24 7:00pm 78 81 East
Spurs Cavaliers 6/17/24 7:00pm 67 87 West
Knicks Warriors 6/17/24 8:00pm 45 63 East
Thunder USA 6/17/24 8:00pm 81 87 West
Pistons Flint Tropics 6/17/24 9:00pm 79 78 West
Tigers Timberwolves 6/17/24 9:00pm 78 76 East
Knicks Celtics 6/24/24 7:00pm 69 84 East
Flint Tropics Timberwolves 6/24/24 7:00pm 75 96 West
Cavaliers Thunder 6/24/24 8:00pm 71 59 East
Tigers Spurs 6/24/24 8:00pm 77 41 West
Warriors Pistons 6/24/24 9:00pm 44 62 East
Mavericks USA 6/24/24 9:00pm 81 74 West
Thunder Flint Tropics 7/1/24 7:00pm 85 57 West
Warriors Mavericks 7/1/24 7:00pm 80 85 East
Timberwolves Knicks 7/1/24 8:00pm 124 63 East
Tigers Pistons 7/1/24 8:00pm 66 80 West
Celtics Spurs 7/1/24 9:00pm 88 83 East
Cavaliers USA 7/1/24 9:00pm 109 85 West
Pistons Mavericks 7/8/24 7:00pm 103 91 West
Cavaliers Timberwolves 7/8/24 7:00pm 88 97 East
Tigers Warriors 7/8/24 8:00pm 72 73 East
Flint Tropics USA 7/8/24 8:00pm 84 89 West
Spurs Knicks 7/8/24 9:00pm 1 0 East
Celtics Thunder 7/8/24 9:00pm 106 94 West
Spurs Timberwolves 7/15/24 7:00pm 44 65 East
Knicks USA 7/15/24 7:00pm 45 65 West
Tigers Warriors 7/15/24 8:00pm 63 48 East
Thunder Mavericks 7/15/24 8:00pm 59 47 West
USA Cavaliers 7/15/24 9:00pm 61 73 West
Timberwolves Pistons 7/15/24 9:00pm 71 70 East
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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

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