Practices, games and related activities will exist in an environment that develops Christian character, personal success skills, athletic ability, and healthy competitiveness in each child.
Our sole objective is to lead athletes and their families to a Saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Cornerstone Youth Sports leagues and teams provide a safe, competitive, and distinctly Christian environment where kids can learn about sports and Christ through mentoring and instruction.
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CYS offers youth basketball teams for boys 5-12 years old. We seek to provide a good foundation for success in team play while developing basic basketball skills through practices and enthusiastic games.
Cornerstone Youth Sports offers girl's basketball teams for young ladies age 5-12 years old. We will provide them the opportunity to develop their athletic ability while promoting healthy competition and the value of teamwork.
DIRECTOR OF CYS GIRLS BASKETBALL
Ericka comes with years of experience playing High School basketball in Okinawa, Japan, 2 years coaching youth basketball, and is a basketball parent of her 3 children, Immanuel, Amora, and Anaiya. All of her children have played club basketball, and track. Ericka is an advocate for female athletes and believes that sports can be a tool to help spread the gospel to youth, build self-confidence, integrity, and character. Ericka, along with her coaches, have a passion for basketball, played at a collegiate level, or coached Club teams. They also all love and serve God.
Ericka is happily married to Shawn Wood for 23 years, a US Navy Veteran. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, with a minor in Accounting from UMUC, and is currently working towards earning her Master's Degree majoring in Finance with a minor in Human Resources from Liberty University.
DIRECTOR OF CYS BOYS BASKETBALL
Joaquinn Arch is a St. Gerard High School (San Antonio, TX) grad, received a scholarship to play at Prairie View A&M. There he started three of his four years 95-99, and led his team in scoring his senior year averaging 17.4 pts a game while also scoring a career high 35pts. While at P.V., he was also a part of history. He was a major contributor to the team that won the SWAC tournament in 1998 and went on to compete in the NCAA 64 Tournament. Joaquinn graduated Prairie View A&M with honors holding a BA in social work. Upon graduating, Arch toured China with The Quest exhibition team. Then went on to play for and attend camps for various semi pro teams, ABA, CBA, and The South Western Basketball Association. In 2003, Arch returned to Prairie View and graduated from P.V.’s Community Development Graduate Program. After graduating he moved to Houston for a year to teach and run several after school programs for Houston area non profits.
While in high school Joaquinn’s success can be measured by hard work. In his Junior year he averaged 13 pts a game. The summer of his Senior season he worked out along side child hood friend Kirk Brown Jr., who took time out to help in the training and development of Joaquin. He went on to average 27pts a game and scored a career high 40 pts in one game in his senior season. This is where his knowledge for training began.
In 1999, Joaquinn Arch started Youth Building for the Future in San Antonio, TX. Youth Building for The Future is a certified (501)(C)(3), nonprofit organization which mentors and trains athletes of all ages, and allows them the opportunity to gain national exposure. In the past few years the organization has expanded to help underprivileged youth in Los Angeles, CA and Houston, TX. Over the last 4 years Joaquinn has been over YIIS Texas Future one of the leading AAU Basketball 16U and 17U Summer Basketball Programs in the country.