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Coach: Lashaun Cook


The following is important information if you are planning on trying out for future league basketball this spring and/or trying out for the Western Branch High School basketball team next school year.

Student Athlete Requirements
There are two requirements that must be met prior to the Nov. 7 tryout date for the 2022-2023 season:

  • Rising Freshmen must have a 2.0 GPA at the end of the school year in June or at the end of the summer school year in August
  • Rising Freshmen must have a VHSL physical on file with the high school’s athletic office prior to the start of the season but not dated before May 10

Basketball Conditioning and Workouts
Conditioning for 8th grade middle school students will begin Tuesday, April 19 from 4:30-6:00 pm. This is open for any student that will be a Freshman at WBHS in 2022.

Future League Tryouts
WBHS boys basketball will sponsor two future league teams this season. The JV Future League Team is for 8th and 9th graders, and JJV Future League Team is for 6th and 7th graders. Future league tryouts will begin Wednesday, April 6 through Friday, April 8. Times will be 6:00-7:30 pm. If you are selected to play on a future league team, there will be a small fee to participate. The future league runs from May 2 through June 5 (dates are subject to change).

Summer League Basketball and Team Camps
After the future league is over, the WBHS boys basketball team participates in a summer league and team camps throughout the summer. Summer league teams will be made up of players from future league as well as players who do not play future league. There will be a small fee to participate. Summer league will run from June 21 through July 28.

We will attend several team camps at different colleges and universities and out of the state of Virginia. Tentative team camp schedule:

  • 6/11-6/12: Virginia Beach
  • 6/17: UNC Pembroke
  • 6/24-6/26: JMU
  • 8/12-8/14: VWU

Coach Contact Information
Coach Paul Hall, Head Varsity Basketball Coach
Coach Charles Thomas, Associate Head Coach/JV Basketball Coach