Saratoga Racers ABA Team to Hold Tryouts

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The area’s newest professional franchise, the Saratoga Racers, will hold their first tryout sessions this weekend. The team will begin playing in the ABA for the 2024-2025 season.

Tryouts will be held this Friday and Saturday nights at Gavin Park Gym in Wilton. Tryouts will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A $50 tryout fee that is good for both days is required to tryout.

The Racers are owned by Keith Harrington of Hartford and Mike James of Hudson Falls.

The Saratoga team will be coached by Bob Catherwood, one of the most well-known and successful basketball coaches in the area. Catherwood has coached the Albany Legends and Albany Patroons, as well as stints at Hudson Valley and Schenectady Community College,

Catherwood is also very decorated at the high school level, winning several Coach of the Year awards and even a Times Union Coach of the Year. Catherwood coached at Keveny, Heatly, and Galway.

To tryout for the Racers visit the Saratoga Racers ABA Facebook page and send a message. Or contact Keith Harrington at [email protected] or Mike James at [email protected].