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Really AAU... Dont be Fooled... ON Court Brawl?

OFFICIAL STATEMENT
On-Court Brawl at Georgia Basketball Tournament 
Incorrectly Labeled as AAU
Event not licensed by the AAU organization
 
ORLANDO, Fla (July 8, 2018) -   Since 1888, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) has provided amateur athletic opportunities in cities throughout the United States. As the largest multi-sport organization in the country, the AAU is the standard bearer for premier event hosting.
 
Over the years, the AAU brand has become synonymous with non-scholastic basketball.  While AAU is the industry leader in offering quality basketball programming, not all events labeled ‘AAU’ are licensed by the AAU organization.
 
Contrary to recent media reports, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) organization did not license the Gatorade Association Presents the Finals boys’ basketball event at Lakepoint Sports facility in Georgia this past weekend (July 7-8) which featured an on-court brawl by participating players and referees. This event was not licensed by the AAU. Therefore, the event should not be referenced as ‘AAU.’ 
 
“The incident at the non-AAU basketball event in Georgia is unfortunate,” said Dr. Roger J. Goudy, AAU President/CEO. “The AAU organization takes the safety and well-being of our athletes, coaches and officials very seriously.  Any such behavior is never tolerated at licensed AAU events and for those groups who fraudulently represent themselves as AAU, we will pursue all legal remedies.”
 
AAU has many offerings other event organizations do not – a comprehensive background screening process for adult members, coaches education through AAU’s partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance, emphasis on athlete safety with the AAU concussion policy and youth protection handbook plus AAU basketball provides clearly defined, standardized competition rules and regulations.
 
AAU is regularly and wrongly used to describe all non-scholastic travel basketball. Not all basketball events in the summer are run by the AAU organization.  Nonetheless, many such events are mischaracterized as AAU and mislabeled as AAU events when in fact they are not.
 
To avoid factual errors in future stories and confirm facts about the AAU - Check with your current or closest Certified AAU Program. Or AAUSports.Org

Chicago Stars 2018 Fundraisers

 

 

Having trouble paying AAU fees and dont want to miss out? Or maybe you just don't want to pay from your hard earned dollars?

These are the sure way fundraisers to get your fees paid for the 2018 Team.

20/20

Ask Coach T or Team Mom Lori about our 20/20 paperwork. Do you know 20 people in your life with $20. Very easy and quick and simple. You Cant go wrong.

 

Chicago Stars Elmo

 Do you know any children under 7? Nephews, nieces, brothers, cousins? Book a Party with Elmo and get Instant Team credit. (Booking 2 Chicago Stars Elmo Parties is $300)

Good Luck? No luck, you wont need it.

Go Stars


Kentucky Needs

June 20, 2018

 

Rick Bolus, High Potential Basketball Blue Chip camp directer has set the dates needed to fill programs, dorm assignments, meal assignments, class room activity rotations, staffing per camper count, etc. In order to give you the best camp quality possible and continue to have a successful experience, the camp registration deadlines have been set. 

If you have not consistently made mention of your intention to go and do not have the fees this Saturday in practice, YOU ARE NOT GOING. 
If you are not going to the camp, please handle your balance in order to continue with the Chicago Stars Summer activities which includes NBA camps, personal training, scrimmages, games, etc.

Those going will need basketball shorts for 5 days. 2 pair of Shoes. Pack light. Only a small bag is needed. No video game consoles or alarm clocks. No tablets. $15 to rent clean washed bedding for twin bed on campus. $10 for key deposit. $10 for extra shirt if needed. Hygiene items. There is a coin-washer and dryer in the dorm house. 

It would be fine to show up at 3812 w 86th place before midnight. We will be on the road around 3am. Each night at 11:00 your phones will be turned in to Coach T. You will get them back at breakfast. You are to conduct yourself accordingly. Lets have fun. 

 

 


2018 Stars Ready To Go

Attn players and parents:

 

This year we have a Freshman selection also along with Varsity... Still High School and now stand out 8th graders. 

Tryouts are each week during practice for evaluation and will be continued thru-out the season as needed. You will need your $35 dollar Try-out fee. On being selected to the team please see Joining The Stars section of this webpage. 

Do not delay on getting your fees to the table as that will delay the tournaments you can attend.

The following travel schedule is a projected tentative courtesy. based on team strength, financials of players and parents. In order to keep the cost low for the players our requirement is that parents forward fees pre pay and according to the payment options given in Joining The Stars on this website. Putting us on time so as to attend the deadlines set up by the venues that we schedule to play.

 

 

Dont forget ..... Rick Bolus National Ranking Camp...... Kentucky, June 23-28...... $400 per player (Separate from Stars Basketball, 5 days living on a college campus, 2500 Scouts, 3 games a day plus recruiting and athletic seminars, training stations, National awards and Trophies)

 

State Qualifyers for AAU,  YBOA TBA, Midwest Challenge Basketball, TBA

District Qualifyers for  AAU, YBOA, or Midwest Challenge Basketball, TBA

Nationals for  AAU, YBOA, or Midwest Challenge Basketball TBA

 

 


CHI-STARS PHILOSOPHY-MOTTO

WE HUSTLE FROM TIP TO BUZZER...DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS...ITS NOT YOUR TWO POINTS, ITS OUR 2 POINTS.
ITS NOT YOUR GAME, ITS OUR GAME. ITS NOT YOUR POSITION ITS OUR POSITION. ITS NOT YOUR BASKETBALL ITS OUR BASKETBALL.

And We will be Champions Again and Again and Again.

 

 


HEAD COACH

2 COACH OF THE YEAR AWARDS IN 1 YEAR, 2009

Know Your Coach


(Coach T) Chicago Stars Basketball Org. 

NCAA Certified 2009,   ASEP Certified 2012,   PCA Certified 2010,   NCA Certified 2005,

IHSA Official Certified 2008 (NFHS),  AAU Central Region Rep since 2004,  Health and Safety Certified (Concussion) 2015,  NCAA Eligibility 2016     

Experience

International Champion Friendship Small Fry Basketball 2018

NCAA/Pro Am Trainer 2016-17 

Prep Hoops Chicago 2016-17

Head Coach Next Level Pro-Am 2015-16

Asst Coach Sarah Goode Stem High School 2015-16

Asst Coach Malcolm X College (City Colleges Of Chicago) DI JUCO 2013- 2014

Asst Coach Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep High School 2012-13

Head Coach CICS Larry Hawkins High School 2011-12

Asst Coach CICS Larry Hawkins High School 2010-11

Asst Coach CICS Longwood High School 2008-10

AAU Basketball Club Representative Central District 2000- present

Head Coach NBA Camp Shawn Marion 2007-present

Head Coach NBA Camp Will Bynum 2013

Coach NBA Camp Dwayne Wade Jr. 2005-2009

Head Coach Jamie Brandon Basketball Camp 2013

Coach High Potential Blue Chip National Camp (Georgetown College) 2010-present

IHSA  ASEP Licensed since 2012 with Concussion

IHSA Official Licensed NFHS 2008

Attack Athletics (Tim Grover) Student - Asst.Trainer 2007

Coach French Fry 2004-2009

Coach Windy City Small Fry Basketball League 2008-2018

NCAA NJCAA Official Basketball Trainer since 2009

Head Coach/Creater CICS Longwood Jr High Program. City Champions Jr High 2008-2010

Asst. Coach of Kimrossi Taylor Basketball Camp 2006-2008

Asst. Coach of Jr NBA/WNBA Basketball Camp 2006-2007

Asst. Coach of Chicago Bulls Training Academy 2006-2007

College Recruiter NJCAA since 2007-present

Member of the National Coaching Alliance since 2005

Graduate Member of National PCA since 2010

Head Coach Muhammad University (1995-00)


Coach T has inspired many in his years of excellent physical training/coaching to higher athletic ability.
A building participant in youth programs and a former attendant of the Chicago Park District Advisory Boards for Abbot Park and Avalon Park on the South side of Chicago. Coach T has enhanced Athletic programs. Has many awards of outstanding coaching trophies and certificates, Coach of the year awards. Has Coached well over 15,000 children combining Chicago Park District, Small Fry, French Fry, AAU, YBOA, Jr NBA Basketball, Schools, NBA Camps, Exposure Camps, etc.

Coach T has worked with athletic names: Tim Grover, Rick Bolus, Shawn Marion, Koran Butler, Dwayne Wade, Dwayne Wade Sr, Kimrossi Taylor, Tim Hardaway, Bobby Simmons, Will Bynum, Chicago State University, DePaul University, Perdue University, Georgetown, Georgetown College, LSU, The Harlem Globetrotters, Malcolm X College, College of Lake County, Triton College, Windy City Small Fry, B.J. Armstrong (former Chicago Bull), Stacey King (former Chicago Bull), Alonzo Mourning, Rickey Green, Dee Brown, Juwan Howard, Antwon Walker, John Robinson (University of Michigan), Kendal Gill, Tracy Abrams, Anthony Davis, O.J. Mayo, Quincy Miller, Kevin Woods, Wright Sports, Paul McPherson, Tracy Dildy, Jamie Brandon, Sonny Parker, Marvin Sykes Pro Am