Grove City Parks and Recreation will hold registration for adult tennis and kickball from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Friday at City Hall, 4035 Broadway.

Grove City Parks and Recreation will hold registration for adult tennis and kickball from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Friday at City Hall, 4035 Broadway.

For information call the Grove City Parks and Recreation department at (614) 277-3050 or visit

Denison will play host to basketball and volleyball camps for girls grades 4-10. The basketball camp will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-18. The volleyball camp will be from 1-4 p.m. June 8-11. Both camps will be in Livingston Gym.

For more information or a camp brochure contact Sara Lee at (740) 587-6290 or, or contact Lynsey Whisney at (740) 587-5733 or

The Winner's Edge will hold its third-annual basketball camps for boys and girls. There will be a coed shooting camp July 6-7 for players grades 6-12. July 8-10 there will be a girls high school position skills camp in the morning and a girls basketball academy in the afternoons. All three camps will be held at Olentangy Liberty Middle School.

Application deadline is June 19. For more information or an application call coach Jon Daup at (614) 846-5323 or visit

The Mid Ohio Jets Football Club is looking for players and coaches for full-contact football. Apply online at or call Same Husein at (614) 580-2135.

The Cincinnati Reds will hold a three-day baseball clinic for players ages 5-19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22-24 at the VFW field, 322 Pike St., Marietta. The deadline to register is June 17. To register call (740) 373-3476.

NBA junior and WNBA junior basketball leagues are forming for the summer for players grades 3-15. The kickoff party will be 2-4 p.m. June 28 at Cherry Valley Lodge. The season runs July 11 through Aug. 29 with game locations in Blacklick, Buckeye Lake, Gahanna, Pataskala, Pickerington and Reynoldsburg.

For more information call Chris Sabatino at (614) 348-1383 or visit the Web site at

The Ohio Chargers U-14 baseball team is looking for players. The Chargers will play a regional schedule and participate in the tournaments throughout the Midwest. Eligible players cannot turn 15 before May 1, 2009. For more information, e-mail

Has your uncle coached basketball at Gahanna Jefferson Junior High for the last 20 years? Did the Grove City football fan you sat next to claim he has not missed a Dawgs home game since 1971? Is your father credited for starting the lacrosse craze in Upper Arlington? Is your brother a driver at Scioto Downs?

ThisWeek is in search of people like that for a series called "Community Profiles."

Contact ThisWeek at with the names of people you think have interesting stories. Unfortunately, not all submissions can be used.

The Max Summer lacrosse league and camp will start June 15 and run for six weeks at Wellington. It is for boys entering grades 4-12.

For more information visit

The OV Hockey School will take place from July 16-24 at the Chiller Easton for all five levels of competition including high school/midget, bantam, peewee, mite/squirt and adult. The OV Hockey School is officially endorsed by the Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL.

For more information call Anthony Donskov at (614) 523-3112 or send e-mail to or visit

Registration is under way for the Ohio Police and Fire Games, which will take place June 14-19 in Canton. Register at For more information, contact Joseph A. Mahan at (937) 335-4336 or

Ohio Wesleyan will hold a girls volleyball camp for girls grades 5-12. The camp for girls grades 5-7 will be in the afternoons June 8-10 and the camp for grades 8-12 will be in the mornings of June 8-11. The camp will be taught by the OWU coaches and players. For more information, contact coach Cynthia Holliday at (740) 368-3746 or

Capital will hold a day camp, a residential camp and hitting and bunting clinics in softball for girls grades 5-12. The day camp will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 15-18, the residential camp will be June 29 through July 2 and the hitting and bunting clinics will be from 6-8:30 p.m. June 11, 15 and 16. Enrollment is limited. For more information contact coach Nan Payne at (614) 236-6487 or Brochures are available at

Margaret Hofmann, a Columbus resident, has created, a Web site designed to serve the female athlete exclusively by providing functional strength and conditioning programs, online coaching and relevant health and wellness information. There are articles, handouts and resources on just about every topic relating to women's needs as athletes. Female athletes can also purchase and download a sport specific exercise program to get started on improving their conditioning. For more information, e-mail Hofmann at

Ohio Wesleyan will play host to the Greater Columbus Basketball Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-18 for boys ages 7-17. The camp will be directed by the OWU men's coaching staff. For more information or to register contact Scott Cutter at (740) 368-3865 or

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Columbus Academy --ĘVarsity assistant field hockey, middle school football, middle school boys and girls soccer and middle school volleyball. Fax résumés to Athletic Director Dominic Facciolla at (614) 509-2200.

Olentangy --ĘVarsity field hockey. Contact athletics director Jay Wolfe at (740) 657-4110 or

Upper Arlington -- Varsity gymnastics, varsity girls soccer, varsity boys water polo, varsity assistant field hockey, varsity assistant girls volleyball. Submit résumé and cover letter to Chris Potts, Director of Athletics, by fax at (614) 487-5252, by e-mail at or by mail to Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Rd., Upper Arlington, 43221. For field hockey, contact coach McKenzie Hufford at (614) 354-3637 or e-mail résumé to For girls volleyball, contact coach Brian Pomerantz at (614) 354-3295 or e-mail résumé to

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Former NBA player Stan Kimbrough, who played for the Sacramento Kings and the Detroit Pistons, is offering private or small group basketball lessons at The Hoop for boys and girls grades 3-12. For information call (513) 229-0863 or visit

The Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization based at Stanford University, offers a free Internet-based course on how to develop and promote positive youth sports programs for youth coaches, parents and league administrators.

The program's goal is to raise the level of sportsmanship in youth sports. For information, call (650) 725-0024, send an e-mail to or visit

The National Youth Sports Safety Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number and severity of injuries young people sustain in sports and fitness activities.

For more information, visit