Mad Ants Ball Kid Program

Students, ages 10 and up, may apply to become a member of the Mad Ants Ball Kid Program.

Applicants must submit a completed application explaining why you want to be a Mad Ants ball kid.


Ball Kids will rotate among many jobs, including but not limited to:

  • Sweeping, wiping the floor
  • Distributing water, towels and warm-ups during timeouts
  • Folding warm-ups and towels
  • Rebounding for players before the game and during halftime


    In an effort to promote and maintain the professional atmosphere of our program, Ball Kids must follow the policies below. Please consider these policies carefully before applying to the program.

  • Perfect attendance to all assigned games, which fall between November and April (# of games tbd)
  • No autographs, idle chit chat or horsing around while working
  • This is a job and must be approached with a commitment to serve others in an unselfish and professional manner
  • Arrive to work one and a half hours before the game (usually 5:30 p.m.) and stay until game is completely over.

    If the expectations are not met throughout the season, Ball Kid will be asked to leave the program.


    Ball Kids enjoy:

  • Complementary Mad Ants apparel to wear on game nights
  • Two (2) complementary upper level season tickets
  • The closest seat possible to exciting Mad Ants Basketball Games all winter long!
  • Picture posted on Mad Ants website!

    IMPORTANT Applications must be submitted by October 31, 2013. Decisions will be made early in November 2013. If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Busch at To be considered for the Mad Ants Ball Kid Program, please send your letter and application to: Heidi Busch Ball Kid Program 1910 St. Joe Center Rd. Suite 61 Fort Wayne, IN 46825