Thomas GadsonMESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

Thomas Gadson, Director - As the executive director and director of basketball operations it is my objective to directing the forward momentum of the organization through strategic partnerships and marketing opportunities.

Thank you for accessing and viewing the Virginia Elite Basketball website. The website is designed to provide information about the Virginia Elite basketball program, our players achievements and  forward progress of the organization. Additionally, our mobile app can be downloaded for all smart devices.  

In 2008 Virginia Elite was established to provide student athletes in Northern Virginia an opportunity to showcase their athletic talents and compete nationally. Although they have been many successful basketball players from the area the mission of the program is to create a platform for our players to gain national exposure.  

Virginia Elite received 2016 Best of Chantilly Award

 

CHANTILLY, VA June 9, 2016 VA Elite Hoops was selected for the 2016 Best of Chantilly Award in the Business Services category by the Chantilly Award Program.  Read Press Release

With a growing population in Northern Virginia the immediate goals was to develop a program that attracted the top student athletes in the area and then expand the brand into the Washington, D.C., Maryland, West Virginia and other parts of Virginia.

Our mission is to compete in the premier basketball sporting events, compete against the best programs in the country and for our players to have the capability to not only compete against those players on the national level but more importantly have an opportunity to expand their careers beyond high school. We stress the importance of the Student Athlete. Although basketball is an intricate part of our grassroots program we pride ourselves on standing by our athletes and creating a platform for excellence.

Our programs charter is characterized by our coaches, parents and each player in our program. Our continuous player development program emphasizes an appreciation of teamwork, commitment, and personal success. Through the development of a strong work ethic, commitment to team, and personal successes our program aims to prepare each participant for success on the court, in the classroom, and for the ever changing challenges of life. 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

The purpose of Virginia Elite is to encourage players to make good decisions utilizing basketball as a channel to teach life-skills. We are dedicated to helping young men develop the necessary skills to achieve their maximum potential academically and athletically.


Our goal is to build character and self esteem through education and sports at the highest level. Our programs will provide the foundation for academic achievement and guidance needed for the college selection process.


Team concepts are an absolute necessity for our athletes. We encourage a style of basketball that requires tremendous intensity on defense and total unselfishness on offense. We demand that our student athletes be in great mental and physical condition and that they excel on and off the basketball court.

 

Grassroots Basketball - Virginia Elite Grassroots Basketball Organization promotes youth basketball in the state of Virginia, at the highest level of competition. Our coaches, and staff members are equally committed to providing quality coaching and skill development for student-athletes to fulfill their dreams… Academically, Socially, and Athletically.

 

Virginia Elite National Grassroots Basketball Program