High school level - 2020 Tryout PRocess
2020 HIGH SCHOOL TRYOUT PROCESS
Virginia Elite High School Elite Grassroots basketball program is the ONLY National Grassroots basketball program in Northern Virginia. The 2020 season Virginia Elite 15U, 16U and 17U teams will play on the Under Armour (UA) Rise Circuit and participate in other national exposure national exposure events. Virginia Elite is a service based organization which mission is to provide a platform for each players to complete against the best program in the country and gain attention from programs to extend the athletic career of our athletes beyond high school.
Virginia Elite will have two teams in each age group that will be identified as Under Armour (UA) Rise. Both teams will play exposure tournaments under the Virginia Elite brand throughout the grassroots spring and summer season.
UA Rise is a complimentary circuit to the UAA high school aged travel teams, launching in the Spring of 2019 and focused on promoting high-level competition as its core purpose. The league will consist of teams from North America in the 15U, 16U, and 17U age groups. During the NCAA-certified live periods in April and July, UA Rise and UAA teams will play under the same roof, creating one of the most powerful recruiting and evaluation showcases for college coaches in the land.
Each team will consist of 12 roster spots to maximize player exposure and recruiting opportunities.
College recruiting is a key thread for Virginia Elite, the program goal is to maintain the rich history of providing student athletes the opportunity to attract the attention of a Division 1, 2 or 3 programs.
PLAYER REGISTRATION (Requirement)
Phase 1. It is a REQUIREMENT for EVERY Player to register to participate in workouts and tryouts.
** Players must register to participate in tryouts.
How to register: Click the link for the High School Tryout and proceed with the registration.
IDENTIFYING, EVALUATING AND DEVELOPING (Training)
Since 2008 the program has identified and developed many players that have transitioned to play collegiate basketball. The objective of the tryout process is to identify players who desire and have the capabilities to complete in highly contested elite level national basketball events.
The coaching staff has years of valuable experience at the NBA, NCAA (All Division) and High School levels. With having such a variety of experience, the Virginia Elite experience is more than just playing basketball.
WORKOUT - OPEN GYM SCHEDULE
Phase 2. Attend open workout sessions for players that want to be considered for team selection. The workouts do not guarantee a roster spot but provides the coaching staff to get a early evaluation of a players talent.
TRYOUT EVALUATION and PLAYER SELECTION
HIGH SCHOOL ELITE
Phase 3. To be considered for the twelve (12) player roster spot all players must attend all tryout sessions in order to be considered for team selection. Once tryouts are over there will be NO additional tryouts opportunities. Player evaluations will be based on ONLY the ability to compete at a national level.
Coaches will select players during the tryout period to be on the 12 player roster. Each tryout session will be 3-4 hours in duration and is REQUIRED to attend each session. This is a very serious process.
Players if you have a reversible jersey please wear to tryouts.
** INVITES ONLY: TRYOUT-PRACTICE: Players will be invited to attend tryout/practice.
The process is an evaluation of talent to compete on the Under Armour (UA) Rise National Elite Tournaments. Selected players will be based on playing ability and the ability to be coached.
Virginia Elite serves all parts of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland and West Virginia. The premier AAU Grassroots Basketball program in Northern Virginia. Established in 2008 Virginia Elite has maintain a level of excellence that has resulted in many players playing at the highest level of high school and collegiate basketball.