𝐺𝑜𝑎𝑙: 𝑇𝑜 𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑎 𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑒, 𝑎𝑛 𝑒𝑐𝑜𝑠𝑦𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑚 𝑜𝑓 𝑔𝑟𝑖𝑡, 𝑝𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑜𝑛, and excellence 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑘𝑖𝑑𝑠 𝑤ℎ𝑜 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙 𝑎 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑏𝑖𝑔𝑔𝑒𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑣𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑚 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑖𝑡𝑦.
The Vertical: It's about a program. We want to define the standards, values, language and culture of the program and invite kids into that.
The Horizontal: It's about community. Our kids invested in the community and the community invested in our kids.
Internal: It's about the whole person. Developing these kids as athletes but helping to define and cultivate PIRATE intangibles.
Missional: It's about opportunity. We want more kids involved in the program while limiting cost and resources taken from families.
To provide opportunities and foster growth in our community by providing affordable, high quality basketball instruction and learning opportunities for kids of all backgrounds, cultivating a passion for Hannibal basketball, building a culture where people are valued, growth is cultivated in an environment of joy, competition and trust by emphasizing character and excellence on and off the court, and establishing a competitive area club team.