General Information

The First Friends Church (FFC) Men’s Open Basketball League is designed for players of moderate to advanced skill levels to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for men age 18 to 39 based on First Friends Sports Ministry concepts.  During this unique time of fellowship, biblical concepts will be explored as we seek to elevate Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior in all that we do. Registrations are on an individual basis, and all teams are drafted after the open gym assessments.  Open gyms are for paid registered participants only!

 

Men over the age of 39 are invited to participate in this Winter 2021 League.

 

League Dates:  January 5, 2021 – March 16, 2021.

 

Fee:  $60.00 league fee; $20.00 additional for required black/red First Friends jersey (if you don’t have one).
Refund Policy:  ($5.00 fee for all refunds) 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.

 

Registration:   Registrations for 2021 Winter league is available now online with debit/credit card payment.  Paper brochures will be available at the church Nov 6 and accepted with check/cash payment at the church welcome desk during office hours Mon-Fri 9am-3pm.  Payment must be received at time of registration. Church offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and for Christmas Holiday break beginning Dec 24.  Office hours will resume on Monday, Jan 4.

Click on the link below to complete the Return to Play Waiver.
ADULT: https://firstfriends.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/64/responses/new

 

Game Nights:  Note:  New day:  Tuesday  New Times as of Dec 16, 2020:   8pm and 9pm

 

OPEN GYM ASSESSMENTS:

Please click on the link for the Open Gym Assessment Schedule.

NOTE: Open gyms are for registered participants only.

 

Jan 5 and Jan 12:  NOTE:  New times

  • 8pm-9pm – Coaches and Last names beginning with A-M
  • 9pm-10pm – Last names beginning with N-Z

 

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM



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

 

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Team Rosters

Bulls

Coaches

  JOHN HRAY

Players

  SHAWN CLAWSON
  JOSHUA FONTES
  DAKOTA HOOKER
  ROGER JONES
  COBY MEEK
  EDMUND PRIDDIS
  STEVEN WEESE

Suns

Coaches

  ADAM WEAVER

Players

  JACOB CRISS
  JUSTIN DAGUE
  MASON DEGLER
  LUKE MAY
  PEYTON RHODES
  DANIEL SMITH
  BENJAMIN WHEELER

Heat

Coaches

  BRYAN ALMESTICA

Players

  NOLLAND ALMESTICA
  DAVANTE DOTSON
  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  BRANDON KIMBEL
  CALEB NORRICK
  CARMON SEDMOCK
  CRAIG SMITH

Super Sonics

Coaches

  JOSH CANTERBURY

Players

  JAMES DOBRA
  TYLER NEWMAN
  JOHNNY ONDERAK
  CJ OSBORN
  PATRICK PYETT
  ELIJAH SCARPINO
  SAMUEL SCARPINO

Gaitors

Coaches

  MARK YOUNGMAN

Players

  BRIAR BARABASCH
  AARON GRESHAM
  JAKE HOUSE
  JUSTIN KEENEY
  COLE LAUTZENHEISER
  JOSIAH SPENCER
  ISAAC STEMPLE

Raptors

Coaches

  DAN KAMWESA

Players

  LEVERT HARE III
  TRAVIS HARE
  MARK LORENZ
  HAYDEN MILLER
  BRANDYN NEAL
  RYAN SWEISTHAL
  ERIC TOMBLIN

Lakers

Coaches

  CHRISTIAN ELLIS

Players

  BRANDON DEVEREAUX
  ZAC MCMILLEN
  DEANGELO SNELL
  JESSE TINLIN
  JETT TINLIN
  BRAD ZIMMERMAN
  MITCHELL ZIMMERMAN

Cavaliers

Coaches

  DANTE SABATUCCI

Players

  TYLER ALBAUGH
  FOU HAYEK
  CALEB LANHAM
  PEYTON MITRES
  MICHAEL REY PALISBO
  CHRIS QUICCI
  SHAWN YOST
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Printable Roster/Schedule

Please click on link to view and print Team Rosters and Game Schedule

 

Please click on link to view and print Tournament Schedule

 

Please click on link to view and print March 5, 2021 Team Standings

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Coaches Resources

Click the links below to access each specific coaching document

 

Men’s Open Rules

9-man Rotation

8-man Rotation

7-man Rotation

6-man Rotation

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Contact Us

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

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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