During its early years, the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. in the international sports federations. Begins October 28, 2019 @ Birney Middle School 27225 Evergreen in Southfield off I-696 service drive. Mission Statement | More about AAU, © Copyright 2020 by Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc. Some teams will register for you and the cost is rolled into your team costs. Chris resides in Lansing and is a Lansing Eastern Graduate where he played both Baseball and Basketball. He is passionate about the game and teaching young players how to improve their game through hard work, dedication, and having fun. Michigan Boy's AAU Basketball Update: All AAU State Tournaments on hold until further notice. © 2020 Mid Michigan Excel Basketball. Most college recruiting happens at the tournaments in the summer going into his/her senior year. The weekend of April 19-21 was another successful event for the boys AAU basketball teams. (You can unsubscribe anytime), 6606 Metropolitan Parkway,Sterling Heights, MI 48312, GREG GRANT BASKETBALL | MADE BY PLIXAIL, **Please make sure all players register individually for the correct season as well. The AAU worked closely with the Olympic movement to prepare athletes for …
College coaches rarely look closely at 9th graders, however, if you stand out you will be put on lists to watch in the future. Don currently resides in DeWitt with his wife Nancy. Find a Team. We have a program that teaches our 9th grade and up athletes on exposure teams (players wanting to play in college) how to aggressively and appropriately be recruited. Open gyms are very important for learning about what type of team you are trying out for. Many AAU teams, or the core players of that AAU team, play in leagues year-round to keep training and improve. After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level. Our mission is simple. During its early years, the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. in the international sports federations. Mike Smith stands at the center of a unique crossroads in the history of Michigan basketball. Grade Divisons 2nd - 8th. The philosophy of "Sports for All, Forever," is shared by nearly 700,000 participants and over 150,000 volunteers.