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2024-2025 School Year Registration Process

  1. Click the Register button and complete the Academy Registration form.
  2. Students that are not currently registered with WECDSB must also complete a school registration package.
  3. WECDSB students not currently registered with one of the sports academy schools listed below must also complete a school registration package.
  4. Go to the School Cash website to set up your School Cash Online Account in order to make future payments.

Available at the following schools:

  • Future Saints Basketball Academy (for students in St. Anne Family of Schools)
  • Catholic Central High School
  • St. Anne Catholic High School
  • St. Joseph's Catholic High School


School Cash Online

To make paying school fees easier, the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is now accepting online payments. School Cash Online allows parents and community members to pay school-related fees online safely, quickly, and easily. Click here to connect to School Cash OnlineExternal link

Why consider the Basketball Academy?

Open to students in Grades 6-12, the Basketball Academy will help student athletes learn and improve on advanced individual skills and tactics, while developing a lifestyle on and off the court that emphasizes building character through achieving both athletic and scholastic success. Purposeful practices led by highly trained staff, strength and conditioning designed to maximize physical attributes, and a focus on leadership will all position the student athlete to achieve their individual goals.

Technical development focuses on establishing composure, confidence and creativity on and off the court. The following themes are targeted in personal and competitive settings:

  • Ball Handling Skills-open court and tight spaces
  • Shooting Techniques and Fundamentals
  • Playing against pressure
  • Finishing at the rim techniques
  • Defensive footwork
  • Post play techniques
  • Facing the basket One-on-One techniques and footwork

Tactical themes are established to increase an athlete's understanding and passion for the game, translating to a more effective and imaginative presence on the floor:

  • How to read screens off the ball
  • Techniques in executing ball screens
  • Spacing strategies in transition push and pull
  • Set plays versus offensive concepts
  • Techniques in defending various screens
  • Zone and Man Defensive and Offensive system analysis
  • Detailed practice planning, progressions and strategies
  • Game planning and in game strategies

Sport Specific Training: On court training that focuses on the skill execution of all basketball skills. Sport training sessions are competitive and innovative with a focus on individual needs. Video analysis is an important component of skill development in all areas of the game.

Classroom Sessions: In the classroom players will explore a variety of topics including coaching and leadership, communication skills, basketball tactics, mental skills training, and nutrition.

2024-2025 Fee Structure Basketball Skills Academy

Registration fees partially offset the operational costs to successfully run the academies (ie. facilities, skills expert wages, National or Provincial sports organization fees, transportation and equipment). Given the sport itself and the facilities used, the registration fees vary between the sports academies that are offered.

Academy Time Registration Fees Details
Future Saints
October - February $240
* 40 hours of sport specific training
* Dri-FIT

Semestered $305 * 50 hours of sport specific training
* 60 hours of off-court/off-field training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)


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