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All 5th-8th grade boys interested in playing select basketball are encouraged to try out for the Mercer Island Select Program. Register now!

Two Tryouts at Islander Middle School

Sunday, September 22 at Islander Middle School Gym

- 1:00-2:30 pm (6th & 8th grades)

- 2:30-4:00 pm (5th & 7th grades)

Monday, September 23 at Islander Middle School Gym

- 6:30-8:00 pm (5th & 7th grades)

- 8:00-9:30 pm (6th & 8th grades)

Please Note: Tryouts are closed to parents, and players are encouraged to be there both days. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in your player.  Rosters will be posted Tuesday after 8 pm.

Post-Tryout Meeting: 

Tuesday, October 1, 7-8:30 PM in MIHS Upper Commons 

Mandatory meeting to meet your coach and learn more about your team schedule and the select program. You will also have a chance to try on uniforms and confirm jersey numbers.  

*NEW* Training for All Teams, Included with Season, starts October 2 - Lead by ETL coaches Glen Dean and Yan Fatien

- Mondays and Wednesdays in October, two groups between 3:15-6 pm, IMS gyms

- Wednesdays only, November - February, two groups between 3:15-6 pm, IMS gyms

We've heard the feedback and have created a new training program--included with the team fee so no additional sign-up required--to provide our players more opportunity to advance skill development,  game IQ , and physical strength. Curriculum delivered by 7th and 8th ETL Coaches Dean and Fatien. 

Team practices begin week of November 4

Practices will be twice weekly; schedule will be shared at or before Post-Tryout Parent Meeting.

Season starts November 30, ends March 1

State Middle School Championships:  March 13-15  

Contact Becca Robinson and Joci Besecker with any questions at  

September 9 Youth Parent Information Meeting

Thanks to everyone who attended our parent information meeting! If you were unable to attend or want to review the information shared, please refer to the PDF below.

**Please note: Tryouts location has changed to the Islander Middle School gym for both Sunday and Monday. Also, Monday times have adjusted by 30 minutes. See below for new times.**

For information on team commitment, team costs,  and more, please refer to our Parent Meeting PDF or review the summary on our Select Info home page.

2019-2020 Youth Select Registration--Now Open!

Please register for 2019-2020 Select tryouts:

MIHS Boys Basketball Schedules 2019-2020

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MIBBC Scholarships

Thanks to  the generous contributions of our MI basketball community, including your membership with the MI basketball booster club, scholarships are available for the Boys Basketball Select and high school team travel.  

Our scholarship application form is below.  If you are interested, please download the form and send to

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P.O. Box 1691 Mercer Island, WA 98040


Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club


P.O. Box 1691 Mercer Island, WA 98040