The GA. Pistols (North Atlanta Girls' Basketball Club) is dedicated to the administration of a highly competitive and instructional "after season" basketball program for girls ages 8 to 17. GA. PISTOLS provides an organized and disciplined environment for players to develop and to maximize individual and team basketball skills, sportsmanship and teamwork. GA. PISTOLS assembles competitive girls' basketball teams in each age level for competition in local, state and national programs and tournaments, sponsored by national basketball organizations.
GA. PISTOLS augments school programs by developing high school players for local schools and provides a forum for qualified players to display their abilities to college scouts for consideration for athletic scholarships.
The program is proud of it's contribution to the success of it's players with over 200 former players of the GA. Pistols and combined clubs having been awarded basketball athletic scholarships to programs such as: Alcorn State Universities; Berry College, Chatanooga State, Clemson, Columbus State, Davidson, Duke, Emory, Florida State University, Furman, Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Guillford College, Mercer, Middle Georgia, North Georgia College, Old Dominion, Perimeter College, Salem-Armstrong, South Carolina, Tennessee St. Martin, University of Georgia, University of New Orleans.
GA. PISTOLS is an advocate for education and works to coordinate school and other sporting activities and schedules to maximize the opportunities for it's players. In general, there are two or three activities per week (practice and games). Weekday practices are held in the evening after 6:00 p.m. Players interested in the program are expected to commit to attend the activities to he best of her ability. Players who miss a team practice have the opportunity to attend a session for another team.
GA. PISTOLS coaches are skilled in teaching basketball at a highly competitive level and exhibit appropriate temperament and sportsmanship toward players, fellow coaches and referees. Coaches are required to: exhibit the ability to develop individual player skills and be committed to the ideals of sportsmanship; have high standards of personal character and integrity; and have the time and resources to dedicate to the program. All GA. PISTOLS head coaches have significant coaching experience in AAU or high school basketball programs or are former high level players. Assistant coaches will frequently be parents with former player experience, coaching experience or significant experience with the program.
Hours: (Mon-Sat) 8am - 9pm