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Team & Coaches Listing

Junior Elite Teams

9U 3rd Grade 
10U 4th Grade 
11U 5th Grade 

Middle School Elite Teams

12U 6th Grade 
13U 7th Grade

14U  8th Grade

Multiple Teams

High School Elite Teams

15U 9th Grade
16U 10th Grade 
17U 11th Grade 

 

                                                 

Virginia Elite is the premier AAU-Grassroots basketball program serving Northern Virginia [Fairfax, Loudoun, Alexandria, Arlington, Prince William and surrounding counties] and one of the premier AAU/Grassroots programs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

Our pre-collegiate  focused program is designed to provide elite level player development and provide national exposure for players who have the desire to go to increase their opportunities to be considered to continue their careers beyond high school.  Please check the "Calendar" for all other dates.

History: 2013 Practice Session 

Class of 2014

Paul Rowley, William and Mary; Cameron Jackson, Wofford; Sam Berlin, High Point University; Will Gregortis, University of Sciences; Cameron Smith, Dartmouth; CJ Hill, Northeastern University

Virginia Elite Junior Elite program aligns with the High School Elite program with the vision to transition those players into the High School Elite program. 

JUNIOR ELITE DIVISION

 

Middle School Elite Teams:  

- 09U - 3rd Grade 

- 10U - 4th Grade

- 11U - 5th Grade

- 12U - 6th Grade

- 13U - 7th Grade

- 14U - 8th Grade

The Process  

Upon completion of tryouts and subsequent evaluations, rosters will be posted on the appropriate team pages. 

If you wish to receive specific feedback on your child's performance at our tryouts and what factors were considered in the decision making process you may contact Club President Thomas Gadson. 

The Process: 

  • Complete online player profile

  • Attend tryout sessions (See tryout schedule)

  • Coaches will evaluate the following: 

  • A. Players ability to play the game of basketball 

  • B. Basketball IQ 

  • C. Willness to be coached

Open gym and tryout attendance 

There will be multiple tryout dates to ensure we have an opportunity to evaluate players for the Fall and Winter teams. 

Players must stay for the entire tryout session. Tryouts players MUST attend the entire session to be considered.

Contacts:

Thomas Gadson (703) 725-4878

Andre Golanski (703) 898-5354

PROGRAM SEASONS

Program: Year Round

Season: Fall and Winter  Months: August  - December

Season: Winter and Spring Months: January - March

Season: Spring and Summer  Months: March - July


TRYOUT SCHEDULE

Season: Winter and Spring Months: January - March

Date: Sunday, January 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Location: South Lakes H.S., Reston, Virginia

Please contact Coach Gadson for tryout information.


--- High School Division 2018 Open Gym and Tryout Schedule ---

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

High School Elite Teams:   

- 15U - 14yrs and 15yrs Old  - Freshman and JV

- 16U - 15yrs and 16yrs Old -  Sophomore and Junior

- 17U - 16yrs - Junior and Seniors

 

Season: Spring and Summer  Months: March - July

2018 Tryouts and Open Gym Schedule 

Virginia Elite is and still remains the premier AAU/Grassroots program in Northern Virginia since 2008 and is one of the premier programs in the state of Virginia and within the Washington, D.C. area.  

Our goals is to continue our rich history of recognizing and developing players that will follow in the footsteps of our previous players. 

 

GRASSROOTS SEASON

Season: Spring and Summer  Months: March - July

PRE SEASON OPEN GYM SCHEDULE 

March 4, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA 20171

Open gym workout are for players who want to have an early opportunity to get an opportunity to work with the coaches before tryouts. This in not mandatory but valuable. 

 

SCHEDULE

Workout Schedule No Charge - Only 1 workout session 
High School Level Workout Date Location Start Finish
9th Sunday, March 4, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
10th Sunday, March 4, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
11th Sunday, March 4, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
12th Sunday, March 4, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Tryout Schedule
High School Level Tryout Date Location Start Finish
9th Sunday, March 11, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
10th Sunday, March 11, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
11th Sunday, March 11, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
12th Sunday, March 11, 2018 South Lakes High School 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
9th Saturday, March 17, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
10th Saturday, March 17, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
11th Saturday, March 17, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
12th Saturday, March 17, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
9th Sunday, March 18, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
10th Sunday, March 18, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
11th Sunday, March 18, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
12th Sunday, March 18, 2018 Northern VA HS 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Practice Location Start Finish
All teams Sunday, March 18, 2018 South Lakes High School 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

THE PROCESS

  • Complete online player profile

  • Preseason Workout Season  - March 4, 2018 

  • Attend tryout sessions  - March 11th, 17th and 18th

  • Coaches will evaluate the following: 

  • A. Players ability to play the game of basketball 

  • B. Basketball IQ 

  • C. Must be COACHABLE

 

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Open gym 

Open gym is held for players to showcase their ability before official tryouts begin. Coaches will conduct open gym similar to the tryout session.

Tryout

Virginia Elite will only conduct 2 days of actual tryouts. The third day will be to ensure we have an opportunity to evaluate players for the Spring and Summer teams and discuss with parents the obligation to particpate in the program.

Players MUST STAY for the entire tryout session to be considered (No exceptions).

TRYOUT SCHEDULE 

Players must attend every session to be considered to be considered for team selection.

- SUNDAY SESSION (TRYOUT)

March 11, 2018   - 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Location: South Lakes High School 

 

- SATURDAY CUTDOWN SESSION  (TRYOUT)

March 17, 2018  - 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Local High School  (Northern Virginia)

 

- SUNDAY FINAL SESSION (TRYOUT)

March 18, 2018  - 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Local High School  (Northern Virginia)

Contacts:

Thomas Gadson (703) 725-4878

Alan Starks (703) 606-2165

 


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