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Pro Skills Basketball (PSB) AAU club teams are for intermediate to advanced level players. Each team is led by experienced and knowledgeable local coaches and are dedicated to the development of the individual players, not winning championships. We stress hard work and dedication over talent, and teamwork over individual play.

Our directors and coaches stress our “F.O.C.U.S.” acronym of life lessons to our players, which stands for Fun, Overcome, Compete, Unity, and Sacrifice. Through these life lessons, we believe that our players are learning lessons that will help them be successful in anything the do, whether on the court or off. HISTORY

PSB club teams were started by Pro Skills Basketball co-founders, Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters, in the spring of 2012 in the Lake Norman/north Charlotte area of NC.

Throughout the next few years, PSB grew to include boys and girls teams from 3rd-12th grade and expanded throughout the Charlotte area.

PSB club teams are led by Pro Skills Basketball co-founder, PSB Charlotte Director, and former Davidson Wildcat and professional player, Brendan Winters. Assisting him are Jason Snow who is the North Charlotte General Manager and Colin Robbie who is the Central and South Charlotte General Manager. Together, they team up to lead the club and ensure PSB’s vision comes to life. MISSION & VISION

Our mission is to prepare our players for the next level of their basketball careers, whether that be elementary, middle, high school, or college, while simultaneously teaching them important life lessons that will lead to success in anything they do off the court as well.

A: 1. Our dedication to the individual improvement of our players. Of course we play every game to win, but having the most talented teams and/or winning championships are not our goals. Our goal is solely to make every child a more skilled and smarter basketball player than when he or she joined the team while also teaching them important life lessons such as hard work, overcoming adversity, teamwork, etc. Read about our club history here.

2. We hand select knowledgable and experienced coaches who are passionate teachers of the game. Not just anyone can coach with us. We do not hire fathers as coaches unless they are overly-qualified, and even that is rare. All coaches are also subjected to a background-check to ensure a safe environment for the kids. Read about our boys coaches here and our girls coaches here.

3. Our exclusive partnerships. highest education level while in college We want to make playing for PSB an incredible experience for all players, so we partner with great companies that offer awesome benefits to our players and families, including Under Armour, Dick’s, Champions Sports Performance, and many more!

4. Last, but certainly not least, our intense and demanding, but positive environment. We are trying to change the negative culture of youth basketball through a more positive focus on teaching and coaching our players. Players, parents, and coaches are all required to sign our “Codes of Conduct”, which ensures a positive experience for everyone involved.

A: Teams are coached by experienced and well-qualified local coaches. Most of our coaches are former college and/or professional players and/or coaches. Some are even current college players or high school coaches. Click our coaches link to see our past and current coaches.

A: Our club teams are NOT for beginners, but rather, for intermediate to advanced level players. Unfortunately, not everyone will make a team. Players are selected by ability and attitude. We offer player development programs through our parent organization, Pro Skills Basketball, for beginners and those who do not make a team.

A: The “main” competitive club basketball season is the spring/summer season when the teams play weekend tournaments. education level and income We hold tryouts between the middle and end of February after the school season and then start the season the first week of March and go through June or July depending on grade.

Our “secondary” season is the fall/winter season when teams play in Saturday or Sunday leagues. We hold tryouts between the middle and end of August and then start the season after Labor Day in September and go through January. Please click here to read more specific info about each season and for tryout information!

A: Yes. We reset all teams each spring beginning with tryouts. Once those teams are formed, each player who played in the spring/summer has the option to continue on into the fall/winter season (3rd-9th grade only). The players already on the team must attend tryouts, but will already have a spot on a team. There may, however, not be any openings if all players decide to continue on into the next season. For this reason, we highly encourage players to attend the big tryouts in the spring when we are looking to fill 10 spots per team. To see when the next tryouts are, click here!

A: Practices for our north Charlotte teams are held at local gyms in the Lake Norman area, which include schools and gyms in Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, and Mooresville. Practices for our south Charlotte teams are held at local gyms in the Ballantyne area. See our Gym Locations page for possibilities.

A: All PSB teams will play in local Charlotte or surrounding area tournaments and leagues. However, in the spring/summer season, middle school teams may finish the season with a travel tournament and high school teams will travel for recruiting purposes.

A: Tournaments are held on Friday evenings (sometimes), Saturdays, and Sundays during the spring/summer season. Typically, each tournament has a 3 game minimum guaranteed. Leagues are either on Saturdays or Sundays during the fall/winter season. secondary level education in us TOURNAMENTS & LEAGUES

A: After teams are formed, we will judge the level of competition that we feel suits each team. All types of tournaments will be considered, but we will do what’s best for the players and team in order to get the best experience possible. We may move a team up or down during the season depending on its level of success.

A: YBOA stands for Youth Basketball Organization of America. NTBA stands for National Travel Basketball Association. USBA stands for United States Basketball Association. USSSA stands for United States Specialty Sports Association. AAU stands for Amateur Athletic Union.

A: They are all similar organizations in that they all put on youth basketball/sports tournaments, but they vary in the level of competition. In our opinion, AAU div. 1/2 has the best competition, followed by NTBA, USBA, and then AAU div. 3, USSA, and YBOA are all about the same.

A: The team fee varies by grade and gender, but is typically between $165-$225/month depending on player division and season. In the spring/summer season, all players will be required to purchase a $130-200 discounted Under Armour player pack one time at the beginning of their season, which is the players to keep.

A: The Under Armour player pack is a steeply discounted pack of UA basketball gear and shoes. Again, it varies depending on grade and gender, but typically includes a practice uniform, 2 shirts, and a bag. The older teams are typically required to buy shoes as well.

A: “Scholarships” based strictly on ability are not given. However, a limited amount of need-based financial aid is available. In these cases, the player and family must provide certain documents to prove financial aid is needed. Please see our Financial Aid page for more info.