Athletic Newsletter - November - December 2010

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Athletic Newsletter - November - December 2010
Athletics Program
November - December 2010
Youth Winter Basketball
The leaves are changing, days are getting shorter, and there’s a chill in the air; which
can only mean one thing: its basketball time in Morrisville! Practices are set to begin
in December for our six youth basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 5-12, and
games will begin in January. Four of the leagues will practice/play games at Cedar Fork
Community Center (Gnats, Termite Girls, Termite Boys and Small Fry Boys). Two of the
leagues will practice/play games at Davis Drive Middle School (Small Fry Girls and Mite
Boys). Between the two sites we have the capacity for 720 participants this winter, so it
will definitely be a busy time for the Athletics division! We are proud to say that all six
of our Gym Supervisors are back again for another year of hoops, so we look forward
to our experienced staff being able to assist our parents & coaches with any issues that
might arise during the course of the season.
In addition, we are also
pleased to welcome our new
Athletics Specialist, Bryan
Rhea, into the mix for this
season. Bryan comes to the
Department from Durham
Parks and Recreation where
he spent numerous years as
an Aquatics and Recreation
Center Supervisor, so please
feel free to introduce
yourself to Bryan or any
member of our staff if the
opportunity presents itself.
We look forward to another
terrific basketball season
and to serving the citizens
of the Town of Morrisville to
the very best of our ability!
Staff Spotlight:
Nick Jaksa!
I am originally from Grand Ledge
MI. I played baseball and football
in HS, and tied for the lead in HR’s
for state of Michigan in 2000. I
am a graduate of UNC-Asheville
in 04, with a degree in History. I
played baseball at UNCA and in
the Frontier League in 05. I then
coached baseball at Blue Ridge
CC in 06, University of Evansville
in 07, and Wofford College in 08.
After that I coached the Morganton
Aggies of the Southern Collegiate
League, won 2007 championship! I
have worked as a superintendent
with Habitat for Humanity since
2008. I like to read in spare time;
F. Scott Fitzgerald is my favorite
author.
Nick has been the Major Baseball
Field Supervisor for last two years.
DON’T FORGET!
All Athletics registrations
can be done online through
Web Trac!
Contact our Administrative
Office at 919-463-7110 for
login information!
Coaches Wanted
The Town of Morrisville is continually
seeking positive role models to serve
as youth coaches. If you are sports
minded and want to enhance the lives
of the youth in our community please
call Jason Simpson, Athletic Program
Supervisor at 463-7118. No previous
experience required plus training is
provided.
Questions or Comments?
Contact the Athletics Staff:
Jason Simpson
[email protected]
919-463-7118
Bryan Rhea
[email protected]
919-463-7117
240 Town Hall Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560