The AAU program is much more competitive than recreational or local select leagues because it involves athletes from different communities playing on the same team, resulting in a better talent pool. Recreational leagues, on the other hand, consist of teams from one town or school, which means a smaller pool […]
The AAU program is a bigger time commitment than a recreational league, with practices during the week and games and tournaments on the weekends. It is also important to keep in mind that players who are unable to attend practice will also miss out on understanding what was covered in […]
Yes, your child can still play AAU Basketball. WPA Bruins AAU teams have practices during the week. Games and tournaments are typically on weekends (some tournaments start on Friday evenings).
There are generally 2 teams (White & Black) per grade that are selected by ability level during the tryouts. Based on the number of players, there may be three or more teams.
Unlike some programs, AAU DOES NOT GUARANTEE playing time for any player. Coaches must weigh a number of factors to determine which players will start and who will be subbed in at every game. Coaches generally do not keep track of individuals player’s playing time. If at any time you […]