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2019 Fall / Winter Season Details


We are excited for our 2nd season of Kraken Basketball Club, and hope that your athlete will consider joining us for the Fall/ Winter 2019-20 Season. We have witnessed the play of some amazing youth basketball athletes in and from the Puget Sound, and we want to help these young athletes achieve their goals! Kraken is expanding, and we want your athlete to be part of the family.

The complete information on Kraken Basketball Club and the 2019-20 Fall/Winter Basketball Club team season is posted below. Please make sure to read the entire page so that you are up to date on Kraken and the upcoming season. 

Download and Printable Season Information

(Contents of this page are also available in a PDF version at the links below) 

Fall / Winter Club Teams Info - Boys | Click Here   

Fall / Winter Club Teams Info - Girls | Click Here   


The Lair Courts | Kraken North

We opened our first home in March 2018 The Lair Courts. A basketball / volleyball competition and training center, home to all club activities: team meetings, practices, strength & conditioning, private lessons, programs and club parties. The Lair Courts boasts 4 competition ready basketball courts, and 6 full size volleyball courts, an Adidas & Baden Pro Shop with on-site custom apparel decoration, the Abyss'tro Cafe, full workout facilities, and PlaySight on-demand smart video system. 

The Lair is conveniently located 20-25 minutes from about anywhere in the Greater Seattle / Puget Sound area. Easy access to the I-5, I-405 & 167 freeways, and just 3 blocks north of IKEA. We have over 140 on-site safe parking spots, with another 800 in our immediate neighborhood. There are great food choices within a few blocks, including a drive-thru Starbucks, and we are just 3 miles from the Southcenter mall.

Address

The Lair Courts
3405 Lind Ave SW

Renton, WA  98057

Auburn Fieldhouse | Kraken South | Opening December 2019

This coming December we will add our 2nd location, Auburn Fieldhouse, a multi-sport athletic and recreation center, built in the old Sam's Club at the Outlet Collection Mall. Kraken @ Fieldhouse will have 7 full-size maple hardwood basketball courts and 8 volleyball courts. With our 2 locations, we are excited to expand the opportunities we provide youth to learn and play sports. Kraken will have 11 basketball and 14 volleyball courts within 12 miles, allowing us to host large scale regional and national basketball and volleyball tournaments

Address

Auburn Fieldhouse
1101 Outlet Collection Way
Auburn, WA  98001

 
 


Team Details

Kraken's Fall / Winter tryout period begins September 5-7th. The season's tryouts will be held at The Lair Courts, and we will field teams for both locations, Lair and Fieldhouse. All Kraken teams will practice out of The Lair Courts through November, with the Fieldhouse teams transitioning to the new location in December. Kraken will form 2-3 boys and 2-3 girls teams in the 3rd thru 8th grades, and 1-2 boys and 1-2 girls teams for 15U, 16U & 17U for each of our 2 locations. We will also have a Mini-Krakens league in the Fall.

Season Dates

2nd - 8th Grades | September 16 - February 21

15U - 17U | September 16 - November 16

Team Practices

Twice weekly team practices of 1.5 Hours / night,  Mondays thru Fridays. Additional training classes will be offered throughout the week for those athletes that would like to work on a specific skill or just want the extra training time. 

3rd & 4th Grade Teams | Boys & Girls

2 practices a week | 1.5 hours / night within the hours of 4:00-7:00PM

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Teams | Boys & Girls

2 practices a week | 1.5 hours / night within the hours of 5:00PM-9:00PM

U15, U16 & U17 Teams | Boys & Girls

2 practices a week | 1.5 hours / night within the hours of 5:00-9:30PM

Strength & Conditioning 

30 minutes before or after team practice once a week (7th Grades - 17U)

Team Practices Begin

Week of September 16th


Team Competition Schedules

All Kraken teams will compete in 10-12 tournaments in the 6th month season, some teams will play a combination of a league and tournaments. Top teams may compete in travel tournaments outside of the Pacific Northwest, including AAU Nationals. Kraken will form 2-3 boys and girls teams in each age group for both of our locations. 

Once tryouts are complete, the season schedule will be formulated to put each team in the best competition scenario for their level. We strive to challenge our teams to compete at the highest level possible. 


Club Team Tuition Info

Details regarding our 2019 Fall / Winter Season Tuition Costs and Payment Schedules are coming soon. Signing Payment and uniform fee is due with completed player and club handbook contracts upon offer acceptance.

Program Info Book - Fall / Winter 2019  

Tuition Includes

  • Twice weekly practices 1-1/2 hours / night
  • Strength & Conditioning (6th-17U)
  • Average 2+ competitions / month
  • Coach & Staff Stipends
  • Coach AAU Memberships
  • Coaching Education
  • Training Technology Equipment
  • Equipment Costs
  • Facility Costs & Insurance
  • Tournament Entry Fees (Regular Season)
  • Free Kraken Basketball Camps

Tuition Does Not Include

  • Uniform Costs
  • Athlete's AAU Membership
  • Athlete's Travel Costs
  • Travel meals & spending money
  • Elected Training Class Costs
  • Player's Equipment: ankle / knee braces
  • Sport ID Registration

Uniform Package

  • Adidas Reversible Jersey
  • Adidas Reversible Shorts
  • Adidas Basketball Shoes
  • Adidas Backpack
  • Kraken Shooting Shirt
  • Kraken Practice / Training Shirt
  • Custom Kraken Strideline Socks
  • Baden Basketball

Team Elected Tournaments & Travel

Teams may elect to attend additional destination competitions outside of the Pacific Northwest. Quoted costs are for those tournaments and cover team entry fees, coaches and chaperone airfare, coaches food stipends, coaches and athlete's accommodations and team van rentals based on 10-11 athletes and a sliding scale. Athlete's airfare and meal expenses are not included. Travel Payment payment plans will be setup for each tournament. Please see our Travel Page for complete details on travel policies.


Fundraising

Kraken makes every effort to keep the costs of our programs low through various fundraising efforts. Kraken hosts adult skill clinics and tournaments, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting our youth programs. Club Fundraisers like Brown Bear car wash tickets, help offset our operating costs, and any tickets sold over the player minimum go directly to the player's Kraken Account, which they can use towards monthly dues, travel expenses and Kraken Gear.

Some examples of Club and Individual Fundraisers are:

  • Kraken shoot-a-thon
  • Brown Bear Car Wash Ticket Sales
  • Krispy Kreme Donut Sales
  • Kraken Apparel Fundraiser
  • Cookie Dough Fundraiser
  • Hosted adult & junior tournaments

2019-20 Fall/Winter Season Tryouts

You can register your athlete for our upcoming tryouts on the 2019-20 Tryouts Page.

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