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We look forward to seeing your player at tryouts. 

When: Thursday Aug 24th

645pm 9u to 11u (3rd to 5th)

745pm 12u to 14u (6th to 8th)

Foothill High School Tustin.

19251 Dodge Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

Court is located at the front of the school and there will be a large Cali Rebels banner and a player check in desk where players will need to get wristbands.

Selection Criteria:

We select players based on:

Player’s current talent and ability
How the player makes individuals around him better
Attitude of the player
Character and dedication from parents
Commitment by the player and parents
General Information:

Please bring a ball.

Tryout results will be released via email and text within 1-2 business days. You will then have 24 hrs to accept a spot or decline it. We do this so that we can finalize rosters, coaches and practice days as fast as possible and start getting to work asap for our teams.

Our tryouts are open to all players.

Unlike most clubs we do not put everyone on a high level club circuit that isn't ready. We do not believe in that and do not want to steer your player the wrong way. If not selected for our advanced teams, players will be offered a spot on our development team which will focus on getting players better and game ready with 8 weeks of practice/training followed by tournament games once a month. This will help them develop into game ready players and allow them time to adjust to the level of play gradually. We will move them to the advanced club games. There is no reason for players that aren't ready to be thrown into club games until they are mentally and physically ready. Advanced club basketball is much faster, stronger and smarter than any rec or church league. We give full access to the same coaches as our advanced club teams.


If you have any questions, review our FAQ and don’t hesitate to email us (

Program Background

  • COACHING STAFF: Our coaches are the heartbeat of our program. We believe that the most important ingredient in overall development is quality coaching and high level training. Each of our coaching staff members will be NCAA certified and screened to ensure they are capable of developing your son or daughter to be ready to compete at their highest potential. Below is the list of our coaching staff
  • Sarkis Kara: Director of Club Team Operations Two time CIF Champion D1 and D2 Level 2019, 2022, Head coach of 12u Gold and 13u Gold teams
  • Doug Gottlieb: Head Coach 14u Elite, Played at Notre Dame and Oklahoma State, Current Sports Radio Host Fox Sports
  • Caden Williams: Head Coach of our 14u Red team and 12u Red team, CIF Champion 2022
  • Jermiah P.- Head Coach 9u Gold and 10u Developmental
  • Yo Etemadi 2022 CIF Champion, Ca Coach of the Year 2022 Foothill High and former Cal Poly and National Team player
  • Chris Childress Former overseas pro, current varsity asst. at Servite SFormer head  varsity coach at Capistrano Valley Christian School, Former head varsity coach at Bellflower, former Varsity assistant coach at Orange Lutheran and Mayfair.
  • Greg Gottlieb- Current asst for San Diego State Women's Basketball,  former mens asst and Grand Canyon University
Program Information:
Practices are as follows depending on team placement: 
Tuesday/Thurs at Foothill 6-730pm or 730-9pm 
Mondays/Wed at Sage Hill 7-830pm
Mon/Wed Momentous Sports Center 530-7pm

Facility: Foothill High Tustin, Sage Hill School and Momentous Sport Center in Irvine

Tournaments: We play twice a month

Social Media: We will post player features, program information, and tournament results on our instagram. Through our social media the posts will  reach over 12,000 followers this upcoming season.

Website: Please feel free to look over our website

Communication: We send an email or message from our team communication app to all families every Monday morning with important updates, weekend results, schedule information, and our

Additional Information: We will provide additional information throughout the season in regards to supplemental training, camps, Rebels offerings and travel trips.
We are very excited about this upcoming season and for the opportunity of having you in our Club Family
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