Beat The Streets encourages ANY school, group, or individual to apply to start a Beat The Streets Junior League Team. Application are considered and approved on a rolling basis, and though there is no hard application deadline, applicants for the Fall season are encouraged to apply no later than July 1st and all Spring season applicants are encouraged to apply no later than November 1st.
The current structure and coach requirements can be found at:
Please note that an application will not be approved until BTS has received a minimum of 12 student-athlete parent waivers. The English waiver can be downloaded @ https://goo.gl/ci0uD8. A Spanish language waiver can be downloaded @ https://goo.gl/bKbDuW.
Below is an outline of the application process and procedure.
1) BTS will have an open application period. Any individual may apply to start a Beat The Streets Team (School, Church, Community group etc.). In order to apply an individual / organization must:- Complete the below application (BTS will e-mail you parent waivers once you have submitted and application)- Submit a minimum of 12 completed participant parent waivers to Kbigley@btsny.org- Guarantee practice space for the team for a minimum of two days per week for 1.5 hours per day- Host a minimum of one small team Dual and /or small team Jamborees meets over the course of the season
2) Priority approvals will be given to organizations that:- Have funding to help supplement the Coaches Stipend- Submit more than twenty completed participant parent waivers- Will welcome youth from outside the organization to participate (for example, schools that will permit students that don’t attend the school to participate on the team).- Coaches that have been active participants in BTS Coaches Development programming- Coaches that have a record of success in participation numbers, program quality, and matriculation of Middle School students to High School Wrestling Teams
3) For approved teams BTS will provide:- Stipend for a Wrestling Coach - Loan of a wrestling mat- T-shirts, shorts, wrestling shoes for all participants- Officials to officiate Jamborees / Duals- Competition and Camp Opportunities for your Student-Athletes