10th Grade NC Spartans AAU Boys Basketball Teams Tryout

NC Spartans

10th Grade NC Spartans AAU Boys Basketball Teams Tryout

Saturday March 17th, 2012 9-11 AM
At GREENSBORO COLLEGE, Reynolds Student Center, 1015 W. Market Street, Greensboro (The Reynolds Center is directly across the street from the NC State Employees Credit Union)

Tryout Information:
• This is an open tryout for current 10th graders from any school.
• These are not recreational teams.
• No fee or birth certificate required to tryout.
• Players who make the team will be contacted directly. Those who do not make the team will receive an email notification. Notifications to those who made the team and those who did not make the team will go out by Saturday March 24th.

We will have the following TWO 16U 10th Grade teams this year:

10th Grade “REGIONAL” 16U Team
• This team will play in 8 tournaments with a focus on local tournaments, USSSA States, USSSA Nationals plus one exposure event during the NCAA live period.
• Practices for this team will be Monday and Wednesday Nights at Bishop McGuinness High School from 6-7:30 PM until June 1st
• Head Coach: Bob Edmonds, Asst. Coach Gene Kemp.
• Season Fee: $725 which covers the practices, tournament fees, coaches travel expenses, 2 player and 2 parent tees shirts to keep, use of game
jersey/shorts, shooting shirt, player bag, and practice jersey. THIS SEASON FEE IS ALL INCLUSIVE AND NO OTHER FEES WILL BE DUE. Once notified you have made the team a check for $375 must immediately be paid to secure your spot on the team. The remaining $350 must then be paid by April 15th.
• Travel: Your parents will be responsible for arranging and providing all travel/lodging, etc.to games, practices, etc.

10th Grade “ELITE” 16U Team
• This team will play in PREMIER exposure events with a goal of getting MAXIMUM exposure to college coaches during the NCAA certified event open evaluation periods. Current tournaments for both of these teams include: Pittsburgh Jam Fest by Hoop Group, Bob Gibbon’s Tournament of Champions in (site for this event is now Atlanta), Hoop Group WV Jam Fest (near Pittsburgh, PA), potentially CP3’ Greensboro Tournament (provided no conflicts with other listed tournaments) and Eddie Ford’s Hoopfest, Louisville, KY.
• Practices for this team will be Monday and Wednesday Nights at Bishop McGuinness High School from 7:30-9 PM until June 1st
• Head Coach Brant Short, Asst. Coach James Blackburn, Asst. Coach Josh Thompson.
• Season Fee: $725 which covers the practices, tournament fees, coaches travel expenses, 2 player and 2 parent tees shirts to keep, use of game jersey/shorts, shooting shirt, player bag, and practice jersey. THIS SEASON FEE IS ALL INCLUSIVE AND NO OTHER FEES WILL BE DUE. This price also includes a CUSTOM reversible game jersey with your last name imprinted on the back. Since you will be going to these Premier exposure events we want to pull out all stops for coaches to notice you! Once notified you have made the team a check for $375 must immediately be paid to secure your spot on the team. The remaining $350 must then be paid by April 15th.
• Travel: Your parents will be responsible for arranging and providing all travel/lodging, etc.to games, practices, etc.

Additional Information:
The North Carolina Spartans AAU Basketball Program is headed up by Coach Josh Thompson, Bishop McGuinness’ Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, and this is the program’s 4th season. For this coming season the NC Spartans will have the following teams: 12U (6th Grade), 14U (8th Grade), 16U (10th Grade), 16U Elite (10th Grade) and 17U Elite (11th Grade). The program prides itself on outstanding instruction, training and the quality of its coaches and administrators, with the coaching staff being comprised of many local public and private high school coaches. Read more about Coach Thompson below and please also visit the NC Spartans website at www.ncspartansbasketball.com for more information on the NC Spartans program.

One comment

  • I see tryouts listed for 2012 but not 2013. I have a son who played Varsity for West Stokes this year and we are trying to find a travel team for him.

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