Get to know other families in our community and Metropolis through the Metropolis Youth Basketball League! The main purpose of the Athletic Ministries offered by the Metropolis of Boston is to bring together Orthodox Christians athletes who can grow closer to Christ and each other by enjoying a healthy level of athletic competition.
GOYA Boys and Girls leagues: Grades 9 - 12
JOY Boys and Girls Leagues: Grades 5 - 8
Junior JOY Skills Clinic: Ages 8 -10
What are JOY and goya?
JOY and GOYA are Church youth programs. Our basketball teams are part of that ministry and help to connect our youth and families with our sister churches in the Metropolis of Boston. Our JOY meetings are the 2nd Friday of every month, and our GOYA meetings are on the 3rd Friday of every month. We invite you to connect with your friends and teammates between games at these meetings!
How do i sign my child up to play for taxiarchae church?
Register through the Metropolis of Boston, and our coaches will be notified and contact you.
Who are our coaches?
Petros Davos - Jr. JOY Clinic and JOY Boys and Girls
Jimmy Maniatis - GOYA Girls
John Kopellas - GOYA Boys
Contact our coaches using the form on this page.
What are the requirements to play in the Metropolis youth basketball league?
One must be a member in good-standing with the Church and an Orthodox Christian.
Where will games be played?
Junior JOY and JOY Basketball is held on Saturdays at either St. Demetrios Church in Weston or Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. See schedule for more details.
GOYA games are played on Sundays at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. See schedule for more details.
JOY Basketball Schedule for Taxiarchae Church
GOYA Basketball Schedule for Taxiarchae Church
Week 1 - Sunday 11/11/2018 @ Hellenic College Holy Cross
7:00 PM - St. Nektarios Roslindale GIRLS vs. Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS
8:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown BOYS vs. St. Nektarios Roslindale/St. John Boston BOYS
Week 2 - Sunday 11/18/2018 @ Hellenic College Holy Cross
6:00 PM - St. Spyridon Worcester GIRLS vs. Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS
7:00 PM - Annunciation Woburn BOYS vs. Taxiarcahe Watertown BOYS
Week 3 - Sunday 12/2/2018 @ Hellenic College Holy Cross
2:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS vs. St. Athanasius Arlington GIRLS
3:00 PM - St. Demetrios Weston Blue BOYS vs. Taxiarchae Watertown BOYS
Week 4 - Sunday 12/9/2018 @ hellenic college holy Cross
6:00 PM - St. Demetrios Weston GIRLS vs. Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS
BYE - Taxiarchae Watertown BOYS
Week 5 - Sunday 12/16/2018 @ Hellenic college holy cross
1:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown BOYS vs. St. Nicholas Lexington BOYS
2:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS vs. St. Vasilios Peabody GIRLS
week 6 - sunday 12/23/2018 @ hellenic college holy Cross
2:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown GIRLS vs. St. Nectarios Roslindale GIRLS
3:00 PM - Taxiarchae Watertown BOYS vs. St. Athanasius Arlington BOYS