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AAU All American Basketball Skills Academy

For the first time since AAU began offering basketball leagues and tournaments in 1896, the AAU is offering a skills academy and national ranking for individual athletes.

The AAU All-American Basketball Skills Academy will have a boys and girls Junior Division (3-8th grade) and a Senior Division (9-11th grade).

The inaugural 2011 AAU All-American Senior Boys and Girls teams will be named in April 2011. The Top 100 rankings by grade for underclass boys and girls will be announced at the end of the summer based upon Academy evaluations.

Academies will include:

  • Academic Performance Sessions
  • Life Tools Training
  • Combine Testing and Measurements
  • Fundamental Basketball Training
  • Conditioning Regiments
  • Organized Games and Contests


Dates and Locations:
June 25-26 Boys’ 3rd-11th Grades Memphis, TN
July 1-2 Girls’ 3rd-11th Grades Orlando, FL
July 6-7 Girls’ 3rd-11th Grades Orlando, FL
July 13-14 Boys’ 3rd-11th Grades Orlando, FL
July 16-17 Boys’ 3rd-11th Grades Charlotte, NC
July 18-19 Boys’ 3rd-11th Grades Hampton, VA
July 19-20 Boys’ 3rd-11th Grades Orlando, FL

Former NBA All Star, Olympic Gold Medalist and AAU All-American Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway stated, “The AAU basketball program was the foundation for my career in basketball. It allowed all of the elite players in my city to unite and showcase our athletic talent to college coaches. As the Skills Academy Director of Player Personnel, I want to help the AAU develop our next generation of AAU All-American Student Athletes.”

More Info:
Marijka Humes


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