Why Lightning? Here are a few reasons but absolutely NOT the full list. You have a choice as to where you will play AAU. Most organizations are reputable here on Long Island. We believe that Lightning provides an edge over others and here is why!
Lightning has been in existence for 29 years under the same leadership.
Lightning has a full-time staff that works 7 days and nights each week.
Lightning is the largest AAU program in the country. We provide for many ability levels and not just the elite.
Lightning has placed over 800 of our alumni in college basketball programs at all levels.
Lightning has been recognized as one of the top 15 youth programs by the JR. NBA and has been named as a member of its National Flagship program.
Lightning is a member of USA Basketball Youth Development program.
Lightning has its own premier facility, the Island Garden. We also utilize multiple other facilities throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties for practices and games.
NASSAU LIGHTNING TRYOUTS on THURSDAY, JUNE 23rd
at Island Garden 45 Cherry Valley Ave., West Hempstead, NY 11552
6PM Athletes entering 3rd-5th grade in September
7PM Athletes entering 6th-8th grade in September
8PM Athletes entering 9th-12th grade in September
Contact Tom@islandgarden.com for additional information if needed.
SUFFOLK and NORTH SHORE NASSAU LIGHTNING TRYOUTS
Contact Coach Kevin Carpenter if you need additional information. Kevin@lightningbasketball.net