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Virginia Elite High School Elite Program:

2019 Grassroots basketball season is quickly approaching. Virginia Elite is based the success of  the program on having players and parents align with the programs mission and vision. 

Questions:  Please contact Coach Gadson at  

Subject: 2019 High School Tryouts

High School Pre-Season Workouts/Evaluation: 

2019 High School Pre-Season player evaluation are conducted on Sunday mornings at South Lakes High School. Players considering Virginia Elite must contact to schedule session.

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 is the premier AAU-Grassroots basketball program serving Northern Virginia [Fairfax, Loudoun, Alexandria, Arlington, Prince William and surrounding counties] Maryland and Washington, D.C. 

Virginia Elite is  one of the premier grassroots basketball  programs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

Grassroots Boys Junior Elite Division 20 19 Tryout Schedule

Tryouts Information: Please fill-out the registration information of contact Coach Gadson

Grassroots High School Division 2019 Tryout Schedule 




- 15U - 14yrs and 15yrs Old -  8th, Freshman and JV

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

- 17U - 16yrs - Junior and Seniors



2019 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. 



Season: Spring and Summer  Months: March - July


Pre-Tryout (Important): Pre-Tryout open gym session will be held for players to showcase their ability before official tryouts begin. Coaches will conduct open gym similar to the tryout session.

Official Tryouts: Virginia Elite will only conduct 2 day (Saturday and Sunday) tryout sessions with the second being more of a practice than actual tryouts. The second 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 participate in the program.


February - March 2019

Grassroots High School Season Tryout Schedule

Pre-Tryout Open Gym Session


9th - 12th February 17, 2019 South Lakes H.S. 4:00pm 6:00pm
9th - 12th February 24, 2019 South Lakes H.S. 5:00pm 7:00pm
9th - 12th March 3, 2019 South Lakes H.S. 2:00pm 5:00pm

2 Day Tryout Sessions


9th Sat -March 9, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
10th Sat -March 9, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
11th Sat -March 9, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
12th Sat -March 9, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
9th Sun, March 10, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
10th Sun, March 10, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
11th Sun, March 10, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00
12th Sun, March 10, 2019 Northern Virginia  12:00 4:00


  • Preseason Workout Season  - Optional but recommended

  • Attend 2019 Tryout sessions  - March 9th and 10th

  • Coaches will evaluate the following: 

  • A. Players ability to play the game of basketball 

  • B. Basketball IQ 

  • C. Must be COACHABLE


Coaches Contacts:

Thomas Gadson: (703) 725-4878

Alan Starks: (703) 606-2165

Daren Rowe: (646) 303-1119

Walter Hamilton Jr: (703) 587-9317


Washington, D.C. - Northern and West Virginia - Maryland

Virginia Elite National Grassroots Basketball Program