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2019-2020 Dribbling Dons Basketball Program

For 6 Saturdays this winter, learn to dribble like a pro...

At a Glance

Dates:  December: 7th and 14th; January 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th   

Times:

  • Boys and Girls Grades 4K-K-1: 9:00-10:15a.m. 
  • Boys and Girls Grades 2-3: 10:30-11:45a.m. 

Location:  Columbus Catholic High School

What to Bring:  Excitement; Water Bottle; Energy

Program Format: Session 1 is for boys and girls in 4-Year-Old Kindergarten thru 1st grade, and will run from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Session 2 is for boys and girls in grades 2 and 3, and will run from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Both sessions will emphasize fun while teaching skills conducive to successful basketball at all levels. This year’s program consists of two sessions.  Both sessions will run on 6 Saturday mornings during basketball season: 

Program Fee:  The cost is $40, which includes a Dribbling Dons T-shirt and camp give-aways. 

To Register:   To register for the camp, please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM and mail it with $40 payment (checks made payable to Columbus Catholic High School) by  Friday, December 6th, to: Columbus High School, Attn: Joe Konieczny, 710 S. Columbus Ave., Marshfield, WI  54449.

Mission:  The Dribbling Dons Basketball Program is offered to boys and girls in grades 4K-3.  It is designed to provide quality basketball instruction for improvement of skills necessary for success at all levels, while at the same time instilling in children that basketball is fun.   

Program Staff:  Joe Konieczny is entering his 15th season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Columbus Catholic High School.  In the past 14 seasons, the Columbus Boys have won 8 conference championships, 8 regional championships.  They advanced to the WIAA State Tournament in 2017 and 2019 using a style of play founded primarily on strong perimeter skills.  These are the same skills introduced at the Dribbling Dons Basketball Program. 

Ron Wilczek is entering his 2nd season as the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Columbus Catholic High School.  Coach Wilczek has over 20 years of coaching experince.  He recently spent 6 seasons as the Head Men’s basketball coach at UW-Marshfield, where he was twice named  WJCAA Coach of the Year.  The Marauders also advanced to the WJCAA State Tournament twice under Coach Wilczek using many of the same skills introduced at the Dribbling Dons Program.   

Halftime Performances!  The Dribbling Dons will perform at halftime of the Columbus girls’ game on Thursday, January 23rd, and at halftime of the Columbus boys’ game on Thursday, January 30th.  The halftime performances have become much anticipated events for everyone attending Columbus Dons Basketball games.  

Contact:  Joe Konieczny, Head Boys Basketball Coach, Columbus Catholic High School, 710 S. Columbus Ave Marshfield, WI  54449;  (715) 387-1177 ext. 305;  (715) 305-9839 (cell).