2015 MEET THE FAIRFAX STARS Session on February 1st- Meet the Coaches & Learn About the Program

1/29/2015 -

You are invited to join us for the 2015 "Meet the Fairfax Stars" gathering on Sunday, February 1st from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the gymnasium at Falls Church High School.

7521 Jaguar Drive, Falls Church, Virginia  22042

http://commweb.fcps.edu/directory/map_base.cfm?locid=2006 

This annual session will be led by Fairfax Stars Founder, Executive Director, and Head Coach for the U16 Girls Nike EYBL team.  Meet the volunteer coaching staff for boys and girls teams for the 2015 AAU / Showcase basketball season.

For more information, please click:  2015 Meet the Fairfax Stars

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2015 Meet the Fairfax Stars

We will also be conducting a skills development session at the same time led by Fairfax Stars Hall of Fame member, recent NC State graduate, and former Edison High School All Met Myisha Goodwin-Coleman.  Your son or daughter is invited to be our guest at this session, or your are invited to attend and just Meet the Stars.

Members of our Nike showcase teams will also be in attendance and available to share their experience and perspective on Fairfax Stars basketball.

Whether you are a returning Fairfax Stars family, looking for information about new options for your son or daughter, new to AAU / Showcase basketball, new to the area, or just want to learn more about our nationally recognized program, please do join us on February 1st.

We look forward to seeing you on February 1st at Falls Church High School.


2015 Season Tryout Schedule & Registration Form Posted- Please Joins Us

1/28/2015 -

The Fairfax Stars are pleased and proud to announce the tryout schedule for the 19th year of Fairfax Stars AAU / Showcase basketball.

Whether you are a returning Fairfax Star, searching for a new program, new to the area, or new to the AAU level of competition, we invite you to join us and seek a roster spot with one of the top programs in summer travel basketball.  The continued commitment to focus on skill development and knowledge of the game is a big reason why the Fairfax Stars are nationally recognized for helping players develop to play at the next level, whether that is County, High School, College, or even professional.  As a Nike affiliate program, unique opportunities are available to Fairfax Stars players.

For a complete tryout schedule, please click:

2015 Fairfax Stars Tryout Schedule

A Tryout Registration Form is also included in this message for your convenience.  Please register is advance.

2015 Fairfax Stars Tryout Registration Form

****Please remember to check the tryout schedule periodically for any revisions or updates that may be necessary due to gymnasium availability or other circumstances****

We request that tryout candidates make every effort to attend each of the schedule tryout sessions.

If you would prefer this information in a word document format, please click:


2015 Fairfax Stars Tryout Schedule


2015 Fairfax Stars Tryout Registration Form

If a player is interested in trying out for more than one Age / Grade group, please be sure to note that at the time of registration.  You might also want to reach out directly to the Coach in that age group and let them know.

If you have any questions about age or grade eligibility or which one is appropriate for your son or daughter, please do not hesitate to reach out.  Further, if you have any questions about the Fairfax Stars basketball program, please join us at the 2015 MEET THE FAIRFAX STARS session on February 1st, or contact us via e-mail at g0ssgirl@aol.com or fairfaxstars@aol.com

We are excited about another season of Fairfax Stars basketball and look forward to seeing you in the gym.

 


Advanced Skills Development League This Week at Falls Church High School- Myisha Goodwin This Week!

1/28/2015 -

Please note that the Fairfax Stars Advanced Skills Development League will be conducted this week, February 1st at Falls Church High School, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Falls Church High School

7521 Jaguar Trail
Falls Church, Virginia  22042

http://commweb.fcps.edu/directory/map_base.cfm?locid=2006

We look forward to seeing you in the gym!


Fairfax Stars Present Advanced Skills Development League- Next Session February 1st

1/28/2015 -

***February 1st Will Be At Falls Church High School***

http://commweb.fcps.edu/directory/map_base.cfm?locid=2006

The Fairfax Stars are pleased to follow up the recently completed Advanced Skills Development League with a 5 week session ( 3 week session also available ) focused on preparing players on the 2015 AAU / Travel season.

The curriculum has been developed for players 12 - 17 years of age, boys and girls.  The League will be conducted on Sunday mornings, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM beginning on January 11th.  The League activities will take place at West Springfield HS on January 25th, but please do check the website each week to verify the location in case it has to change due to gymnasium space availability or some other unforeseen circumstance.

For more information and a registration form, please click:

2015 Advanced Skills Development League

If you would prefer the information in a word document format, please click


2015 Advanced Skills Development League

If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please contact the Fairfax Stars via e-mail at g0ssgirl@aol.com or fairfaxstars@aol.com


Fairfax Stars Excited To Announce 2015 THINK PINK Girls Tournament of Champions- April 11 & 12

1/27/2015 -

The Fairfax Stars are extremely pleased and proud to announce the 2015 "THINK PINK" Tournament of Champions will be held on the weekend of April 11th & 12th. This will be the 14th consecutive year for the Girls Tournament of Champions and more than 125 teams have participated ever year for each of the past 13 years.

This tournament will again include teams from grades 3rd - 12th, Division I & II, and will feature some of the top AAU / Travel teams from the Mid-Atlantic region and across the country.

For more information and a tournament registration form, please click:

2015 "THINK PINK" Tournament of Champions

If you would prefer this information in a word document format, please click


2015 "THINK PINK" Tournament of Champions

This tournament promises to once again be one of the top early season competitions so please register early in order to reserve your spot.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Fairfax Stars via e-mail at g0ssgirl@aol.com or fairfaxstars@aol.com

We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 TOC


Coaching Positions Available for 2015 AAU / Travel Season, Application Now Available

1/27/2015 -

**ONLY A COUPLE OF HEAD COACHING SPOTS STILL REMAIN**

The Fairfax Stars are now accepting applications for coaching positions for the 2015 AAU / Travel season.  Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions are available for showcase, national, and regional teams in both boys and girls age groups.

Please review the attached coaching application in its entirely so you will be familiar with the requirements to be considered as a candidate to coach with one of the nation's premier boys and girls AAU / Travel basketball program...

We are seeking experienced and dedicated coaches committed to teaching young players basketball skills and a knowledge of the game in an environment of positive reinforcement, hard work, and fun.

2014 - 2015 Season Fairfax Stars Coaching Application

If you prefer a copy of the coaching application in a word document format, please click


2014 - 2015 Season Fairfax Stars Coaching Application

The Fairfax Stars Coaches Selection Committee will review applications and consider in-person interviews as part of the evaluation process.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Fairfax Stars via e-mail at fairfaxstars@aol.com


Fairfax Stars Proud To Continue NIKE Affiliate Partnership- Ten Years and Counting

1/27/2015 -

The Fairfax Stars are honored and continue to express gratitude for the 10 years of the extraordinary affiliate partnership with NIKE, and are excited about the growing relationship in the coming years and beyond of this prestigious affiliation.  NIKE has affiliate relationships with a limited number of AAU/Travel/Showcase basketball programs throughout the United States and the Fairfax Stars AAU/Travel basketball program is proud to be among the organizations selected for this prestigious collaboration. 

http://www.nikeeyb.com/nike-girls/ 

For the 2014 season, Nike has added a group of teams from around the country to create a Nike Girls Elite Youth Basketball League.  At various tournaments around the country, Nike teams will compete in four divisions for an opportunity and seeding at the prestigious Nike Nationals Invitational at the end of July.

Accordingly, the Fairfax Stars U16 and U15 girls teams are looking forward to participating in the prestigious Nike Nationals to close the showcase season in July in North Augusta, South Carolina and play in front of more than 700 college coaches.

In addition, this relationship offers unique opportunities to Fairfax Stars student-athletes that will help improve their skill development and exposure to college coaches.

A NEW element that began with the 2010 season and going forward was the addition of U15 teams for a Junior Nike Nationals Invitational tournament at the end of the travel season, played concurrent with the Nike Nationals Invitational tournament.  Only 16 teams in America were invited to participate, and the Fairfax Stars were included.  It is exciting that the U16 Girls Premier Showcase team will be joined now each season by the U15 team for such a prestigious gathering of the best teams in the country, and more than 600 colleges coaches.

The Fairfax Stars are very proud to be one of the top programs in America to be invited to participate in the exclusive Nike Nationals Invitational elite tournament in July for the most outstanding women's travel basketball teams in the United States.  In 2006 the Stars advanced to the final of the Silver Division, playing in front of hundreds of college coaches.  In 2007, the Stars again advanced to the Silver Division championship bracket.  In 2008, the team did not advance, however, remained extremely competitive and received much attention from college coaches as they demonstrated their talent and skill.  In 2009, the Stars advanced to the Final Four of the tournament, falling in the Gold Bracket Championship semifinals, and Myisha Goodwin was named to the All Tournament 1st Team.  2010 was another terrific showing for the Fairfax Stars producing lots of attention from college coaches.

In 2011, the Stars went undefeated in pool play throughout summer and captured the programs first summer showcase championship by winning the Nike Summer Showcase in Chicago, Illinois. The Stars culminated the summer by advancing for the first time to the championship game of the Gold Bracket of Nike Nationals before finishing as the tournament runner-up. In North Augusta, Breyana Mason was named to the All-tournament 1st Team.

The 2012 tournament saw another strong showing as the Stars advanced to the Silver Bracket semifinals before completing their tournament run.  The U15 Girls advanced to the tournament quarterfinals after winning their pool and moving into bracket play.

At the 2013 tournament, the Stars had another outstanding performance as they advanced to the championship quarterfinals before falling to the eventual tournament champion in a game that went down to the final possession before being decided.

Many have identified Nike Nationals as "THE" tournament of the summer for women's basketball, with the best teams and All-Americans galore gathering to compete against the best.  The Fairfax Stars are extremely proud to be among those, and what a wonderful opportunity for Fairfax Stars student-athletes.

Additionally, in the three years from 2005 - 2007, the Fairfax Stars were represented at the annual Nike Skills Academy, an invitation-only skills camp that is limited to the top 20 women's basketball players in the country.  In 2005, Jasmine Thomas was invited, and at the 2006 Academy, both Jasmine Thomas and Chay Shegog were invited to participate.  In 2007, Chay was invited again to this prestigious event.  We have a number of candidates for the 2011 session.

Since 2009, the Nike Skills Academy has moved to a Regional model and the Stars continue to be well represented each year in the Mid Atlantic region.

After an extensive review and evaluation process, NIKE entered into an affiliate partnership with the Fairfax Stars AAU/Travel basketball organization in 2003.  Effective with the 2004 AAU Showcase season and since, the Fairfax Stars girl's program is proud of this affiliation.  The Fairfax Stars boys program is currently being evaluated and is a candidate to join this affiliate partnership in a future AAU/Travel basketball season.

                                     

As a result of this unique affiliate partnership, Fairfax Stars teams have participated in some of the most prestigious invitational basketball tournaments around the United States, providing an opportunity to showcase the extraordinary skill levels of the talented student-athletes who wear the Stars uniform.  As an example, in 2010, the Fairfax Stars U12 Girls National team won the Nike Midwest Showdown Tournament in Ohio, playing in the U13 Division.

Additionally, the Fairfax Stars will partner with NIKE and other NIKE-affiliated AAU basketball programs to conducts camps and clinics in an effort to increase skill levels and to provide enhanced visibility with college coaches on behalf of those student-athletes.

"We are very proud that NIKE has recognized and acknowledged the quality and dedication of the players, coaches and the adminstration of the Fairfax Stars AAU basketball organization and our sustained commitment to skill development as a fundamental foundation of this program's philosophy" stated Fairfax Stars Founder and Executive Director Aggie McCormick-Dix.  "This affiliate partnership will provide additional opportunities for Stars players to pursue their dream of playing college basketball if that is one of their goals" added McCormick-Dix.

"NIKE is recognized as one of the premier basketball organizations in the world, and this partnership is an acknowledgement of the commitment made by the organization since the beginning 18 years ago to offer an opportunity to young student-athletes in our community to participate in AAU/Showcase level basketball competition, both locally and nationally"

If you have any questions, or require more information about the Fairfax Stars AAU basketball program, please contact via e-mail at fairfaxstars@aol.com .


Join the Fairfax Stars Contact List...Keep Up To Date on Happenings & Current Info!

1/27/2015 -


The Fairfax Stars have added an important communication feature to the website.  We have developed the Fairfax Stars Contact List and provide you with an opportunity to create your own profile.  This will provide you with an opportunity to receive information via e-mail about camps, clinics, upcoming tournaments, along with news and notes about what is happening with the Fairfax Stars AAU Basketball program.  Presently, over 3,800 folks have joined to receive the latest news, notes, and updates.

Planning for the 2015 season is in high gear.  In addition, there are many activities for skill development training, specialized camps, and Fall & Winter league competition.

With so much going on, including  information about tournaments, clinics, and more...this is your chance to stay connected.  For all of the information and details about upcoming events and activities, join the contact list...it is easy and you will be kept up to date with News, Notes & Happenings.  The Fairfax Stars continue to offer the area's premier opportunity for skill development and knowledge about the game of basketball in an environment that stresses positive reinforcement and fun.

During the short eighteen years of the program's existence, the student-athletes who have worn the Fairfax Stars uniform have experienced tremendous success, both on and off the court..  Please click on Join our Contact List and add your name to the growing list of people who want real time information about news and happenings.  Over 3,500 registrants now receive information about upcoming activities as well as news and notes about the Fairfax Stars.  We respect your privacy and will not share any  information that you provide for any other purposes.  Thank you very much for your interest in the Fairfax Stars AAU Basketball organization.

If you have any specific questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Fairfax Stars via e-mail at fairfaxstars@aol.com


FAIRFAX STARS AAU BASKETBALL PROGRAM

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