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Heat Basketball is a full service organization committed to helping student athletes grow both athletically and academically so that they cam be successful in every facet in life.

Heat Program

Thunnamede primary goal of the Heat Elite Basketball Organization is to assist each student athlete in our program to improve their individual basketball skills by providing knowledgeable coaching, along with the opportunity to play with and against the highest level of competition.  An equally important goal of the program is to develop character, teamwork, and sportsmanship in an enjoyable basketball environment.  Student athletes also develop new friendships established through the travel, and competitive experiences. 

 

Coaches: 

We take pride in the quality of our coaches.  Heat coaches are all knowledgeable, experienced basketball people who share a love for the game and a desire to teach its fundamentals.  Nearly, all of the Heat head coaches have college playing and or high school coaching experience.  The coaching staff also includes a growing number of former Heat student athletes.

 

Teams:  

Heat Elite Basketball Club fields girls and boys teams on the 3rd-11th grade levels.  Along, with Elite National Travel Teams. Which provides student athletes travel and college exposure opportunity  if they have the skills to advance. Thus, providing the most competitive experience possible.

 

Tryouts: 

All teams are selected based on annual open tryouts conducted by the Heat coaching staff.  Up to 10 players are chosen per team.  Tryouts are usually held anytime from August to March.  Tryout dates are published in the sports pages of local news papers and on this website.  Please check often!

 

 

 

 Heat Basketball teams compete in at least six tournaments during the spring and summer.  These tournaments are generally held on weekends and could be at locations that necessitate overnight stay.  Some teams,  if qualified may compete in National AAU Tournaments and NCAA Certified Events at their respective age levels. 

Practices 

Team practice at least twice a week, usually on weeknights.  Practices are held at local Boys & Girls Clubs, Recreation Centers, Churches, YMCA, various middle school and high schools through out Las Vegas, Summerlin and Henderson.  Practice sessions provide time for the development of individual skills and team concepts.  Defensive and offensive strategies are covered.  Players are expected to learn the system during these sessions so that in game coaching can reinforce concepts, program philosophies, and procedures that have been taught. 

 

Playing Time

Every Heat Basketball student athlete is a contributing member of the team.  They are challenged in practice sessions and are provided opportunities during game situations to display their basketball skills.  All student athletes recieve playing time.  However,  some student athletes may recieve more playing time than others.  The amount of playing time a player recieves is determined by several factors such as matchups, foul trouble, attitude, attendance at practices and games, work ethic and attendance of college coaches who are evaluating a student athlete.  

 

Exposure 

Many student athletes have aspirations of playing college basketball.  Heat Basketball provides those student athletes who wish to pursue a college basketball scholarship numerous opportunities to demonstrate their basketball abilities at AAU National Tournaments, and NCAA Certified Events attended by college coaches and recruiters.  Over the course of our existance.  Many student athletes have earned scholarships to further their education and continued their  basketball careers at Division I, II,III Colleges and Universities.  

 

Costs 

The cost for the season is $595, payable once your child has been offered and accepted a position on one of our teams.  Heat Basketball charges an annual player participation fee that is used to defray the cost of enrolling teams in tournaments, uniforms, gym rental, equipment, coaching stipends and other basic operating needs.  We have managed to keep this fee very reasonable compared to similar programs through judicious cost management and fundraising.  This fee is payable at the time a player is selected for one of our teams, and there will be No Refunds given in any circumstance.  The cost to travel to tournaments transportation,meals,lodging is the responsibility of each student athlete.