Girls hoops league starts this month at the Marin JCC

Volunteer director Max Shapiro — who also created the MJCC's Marin Mini Hoops program for kindergarten through second-grade boys and girls — will run the Girls Basketball Association. An experienced basketball coach, Shapiro is a past president of the MJCC, served as an National Basketball Association scout for four years and directed youth basketball camps for more than 20 years.

Each participant will receive a youth basketball and a JCC Girls Basketball Association T-shirt. Cost is $115 per player. To register, call Michael Saberman, youth basketball coordinator of the MJCC, at (415) 479-2000.