WHY PLAY FOR VIRGINIA ELITE
Virginia Elite is the PREMIER BASKETBALL PROGRAM a pre-collegiate AAU/grassroots basketball program in Northern Virginia. Virginia Elite serves cities of Herndon, Alexandria, Annandale, Reston, Chantilly, Centreville, Prince William County, Loudoun County, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia). As the premier AAU/grassroots program Virginia Elite competes throughout the nation against some of the premier programs in the country.
HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION
The High School Elite Division (9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade) focuses on competing in national elite level events and exposing our players to opportunities that could result in a college scholarship.
Virginia Elite competes in the most competitive grassroots events across the nation! Both youth and high school teams travel throughout the nation and possibly even internationally. 15U age level teams and older play in “NCAA Live Viewing Period Events” in which our players will get opportunities to play in front of collegiate coaches who may be recruiting them. Depending on level and age group, tournament locations in the past have included: Las Vegas, NV; Philadelphia, PA, Kansas City, MO; Houston, TX; Washington, D.C.; and many others!
JUNIOR ELITE DIVISION
The Junior Elite Division (3rd - 8th grades) is based on skills and capability development. Our level of play, we compete at the national elite middle school level for middle school basketball. The development phase for the junior elite division is a combination of training, skills development and gaining knowledge of the game.
The program mission is to provide a athletic platform as a tool the enhance players opportunities to extend their academic opportunities beyond high school. Throughout the years Virginia Elite has elevated the programs status to a national level by competing in the premier national level programs and tournaments throughout the nation. As a result the alumni of Virginia Elite have gone on to be awarded scholarships from various division 1, 2 and 3 colleges.
The basketball court is our platform and the game is our vehicle to teach lifelong lessons. Together, we create memorable experiences, have fun and build character in our student-athletes.
Attitude, commitment, discipline, and sacrifice has been the key elements used to build on our program's rich history and its tradition to succeed. Our plan is to always expose student-athletes to a family atmosphere in the hopes that they will build on this tradition and understand the responsibility to hand it down to younger counterparts.
Lastly, our mission is to continuously pursue excellence and overcome adversity. We will always prepare, practice, and play to WIN on the court, in the classroom, and in life.
Virginia Elite serves all parts of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland and West Virginia.