Youth Basketball Program
Boys 2nd and 5th Grade - looking for a few more players for each level.
Southwest Stags is a youth basketball program in Southwest Missouri (Springfield area) for Boys ages K/1st, 4th - 9th grade, and includes all skill levels. As owner and Head Coach, I am very passionate about basketball, physical fitness, and reinforcing strong character within my players. The goal of Southwest Stags basketball is to not only develop skilled basketball players, but to also reinforce positive traits such as Attitude, Character, and Effort.
1st Two Practices are Free
Monthly Player Fee: $75
Includes: 1 Weekly Team Practice, 1 Weekly Performance Training Practice (optional),
League Fees (8-10 games), and Gym Use Fees
Player Uniform: $65
We play year-round
All skill levels are welcome!
We host tryouts before each new Fieldhouse League Session begins to assess player skill levels & determine team placements
5th grade team practices are on Monday evenings at
Seminole Baptist Temple (contact for times). 2nd grade practices are on Thursday evenings at First & Calvary Presbyterian Church (contact for times).
Performance Training Practices (optional)
are Wednesday evenings (5th grade) at First & Calvary Presbyterian Church.
STAGS VS. DADS 1ST ANNUAL BASKETBALL GAME
5th grade STAGS team had fun playing a fierce game of basketball against their dads/relatives. The final score was 42 (STAGS) - 38 (DADS). What a fun night!
1:1 BASKETBALL AND SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING
My goal, as a coach and trainer, is to help athletes reach their full potential by focusing on sports specific skills, conditioning, agility, strength, and endurance. These sessions are designed to meet the specific needs of individuals of all levels.
Individual affiliated with program: $20 per hour; nonaffiliated with program: $30 per hour
Group affiliated with program (2-4): $15 each per hour; nonaffiliated with program: $25 per hour
"The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made."
"There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that." – Derek Jeter
"A coach is someone who tells you what you don't want to hear, who has you see what you don't want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be." - Tom Landry
FREE OPEN PRACTICES
Please let us know you are attending beforehand
Come Meet Coach Tom & try us out for Free!
Boys: 2nd and 5th (contact us for days/times)
Contact us for Practice Times
SEMINOLE BAPTIST TEMPLE
4221 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65810
Optional - Contact us for Practice Times
FIRST & CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
820 E. Cherry St., Springfield, MO 65806
Tom Stagner is the Head Coach/Founder and has over 18 years experience in the fitness industry as a manager, personal trainer (NASM certified), sports conditioning trainer (NASM-Performance Enhancement Specialist) and youth exercise and sports trainer (NASM-Youth Exercise Specialist). He was a 1st Team All-Conference basketball player in high school, was ranked one of the top 3-point shooters in the state his Senior year, and played two years College Basketball at Mineral Area Junior College, where his team was ranked nationally in the Top 10 and earned a Conference Championship.
If you have a Player Looking for a Team,
please fill out the form below and include:
Player Name, Grade, Skill Level
(Beginner, Intermediate, Competitive)
We coach Boys 2nd and 5th grade.
I'll be in touch with practice times & location info
for your player to try us out!
You can also email me directly or call/text for
more information or to sign up!
Tom Stagner, Coach/Owner