Not every player will make an AAU team. YBA-AAU staff will work with individuals to improve their skill sets to possibly make a future team. The goal with all players is to improve skills in a positive atmosphere in hopes they can make there future middle and high school teams.
How much does it cost?
The program details are listed on the YBA website: Click Here
What is the difference between YBA-DAWGS and YBA-AAU?
The YBA DAWGS program has been established since 2004 and there are very few opportunities for kids to participate since the teams are already established.
YBA-XTREME program offers more opportunities for kids to play AAU and Competitive Basketball.
Is the YBA-AAU an AAU team?
Yes, the tournament teams will play other AAU teams.
What basic fundamentals would my son have to have to play AAU?
Proficient left and right hand, correct footwork, a good skill set such as defending, shooting, ball-handling, rebounding and passing. Coachability, experience, athleticism, determination, quickness and size also play a factor to determine competitive ability.
Can I request a friend on my team?
You can request a friend with the same skill level and we will try our best to make it a positive experience.
What if my son can't play on Sundays or only wants training?
He can participate in our developmental AAU teams that play on Saturday only or he can participate in the Monday training program.
How can I become a coach?
YBA is always looking for experienced coaches please email us with your background and resume if you are interested.
Does YBA-AAU have semi and private training?
Yes! Anyone who participates in YBA-AAU will receive complimentary training. We also have a list of great trainers listed on our website to schedule private sessions. (Click Here for our trainers)
If my son makes a team does he have to tryout the next session?
No, once your son makes a team he does not have to tryout again.
Will the teams stay intact each session?
Yes, the core group of kids will stay as a group each session. We will try our best to keep team intact for chemistry and friendships.
Is there an opportunity for my son to play with the YBA DAWGS program?
There are limited opportunities based on players leaving the YBA DAWGS program. The YBA-DAWGS will continue to strive to compete at the highest of levels with and against top notch competition. If your son wants to play he will need to be invited and athletes must have appropriate experience/abilities as determined by the YBA-DAWGS staff.