Our Amatuer Athletic Union (AAU) Program

The East Coast Panthers are committed to grooming the next generation of athletes through mastering fundamentals, discipline and sportsmanship. All of these values are reflected within our wildly successful AAU program.  Our well developed program coupled with years of experience and achievement make for a fantastic way to get your son or daughter to the next level.

Spring 2019 Basketball AAU Tryouts

The Masters School – 49 Clinton Ave – Dobbs Ferry, NY

Tryouts are $25 per child. Players are encouraged to attend both.

Youth Boys

3rd – 4th Grade:
Sunday, 2/24/19 – 8:30-9:45AM
Monday, 2/25/19 – 7:00-8:15PM

5th – 6th Grade:
Sunday, 2/24/19 – 9:45-11:00AM
Monday, 2/25/19 – 8:15-9:30PM

7th – 8th Grade:
Sunday, 2/24/19 – 11:00–12:15PM
Wednesday, 2/27/19 – 8:15-9:30PM

Youth Girls

5rd – 8th Grade:
Sunday, 2/24/19 – 12:15-1:30PM
Wednesday, 2/27/19 – 7:00-8:15PM

High School Boys

9th – 10th Grade:
Sunday, 3/3/19 – 11:00-12:15AM
Sunday, 3/10/19 – 11:00-12:15AM

11th – 12th Grade:
Sunday, 3/3/19 – 12:15-1:30PM
Sunday, 3/10/19 – 12:15-1:30PM

High School Girls

9th – 12th Grade:
Sunday, 3/3/19 – 9:45-11:00AM
Wednesday, 3/6/19 – 7:00-8:15PM

Professional Coaching and Competition

Our staff is comprised of experienced veteran coaches at every age group. Your child will receive high level instruction from coaches who have high school, collegiate  and professional experience. All high skill training will be directed by former NY State Coach of the Year, Lou DeMello. That very coaching is then brought into the game with 6 tournaments included in your package with the East Coast Panthers.


Included in our cost are 6 tournaments! Depending on the age and skill of the players, there may be overnight tournaments. Hall of Fame Classic, Gym Ratz, Spooky Nook in PA, and Zero Gravity Nationals are just some of the overnight tournaments that select East Coast Panthers teams attend annually.

Fully Insured

The East Coast Panthers is a legally registered LLC and is fully insured. You can ensure our organization handles any sort of incident in a professional manner and by following correct protocol.


Our program is priced at a rate of $925, including the following:

  • Professional coaching at all levels, including high level skills training
  • 6 Tournaments*
  • Uniform & Practice Reversibles
  • 12-15 Private Practices
  • High Level Skills Training
  • Insurance

*The East Coast Panthers is NOT responsible for any travel-related costs associated with any tournament (local or overnight).

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