Dynasty Basketball AAU

I started this team, Dynasty Basketball, when I met a special group of young men Spring of 2016 while being a volunteer assistant coach at another basketball organization. In that time, they showed me the passion and dedication they have, not only for this sport, but to succeed in life. In the last year, we've competed, learned and grown together. During this time, we have also been recognized as an up and coming contender within the Zero Gravity League and have received numerous invites to tournaments nationwide. Unfortunately, the funds needed to travel to these tournaments are not available. I initially raised $3,800  to start this program. After which I have used my own money to help these kids have the experiences that they otherwise may not have had access to. This past May, we traveled to Boston for a tournament where we finished in 2nd place. It was a wonderful experience for the team, many of whom have never even been outside of the state of New York. I'd love to continue to have the team travel and compete on a national level within the Amateur Athletic Union. We've been invited to tournaments in Washington D.C., Virginia, Florida, California and Las Vegas, which tells me our talent is getting noticed. 
Your donation would help us prepare for this coming Zero Gravity season by allowing us to purchase new Uniforms and equipment, but most importantly to help us cover travel expenses. 
More than anything, I want to put these young men in a position to live their dreams. So many scouts from universities attend these tournaments and watch these kids from an early age and see their development every year. Many kids have gone on to receive athletic scholarships to top schools and I know my kids are capable of securing these scholarships as well. Beyond that, I'm just happy to give them this opportunity to compete as well as create life long bonds with their teammates whom they see as family. Also, to provide a distraction from some of the adversity they experience in everday life. 
There is nothing I wouldn't do for these fine young men,  and if I could pay for this out of my own pocket, I would. But I can't, so any help received for them is a blessing and would be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you,

Coach Nick
  • Caroline Cooley 
    • $250 
    • 38 mos
  • Jonathan BenHorin 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 39 mos
  • Michael Blewitt 
    • $250 (Offline)
    • 39 mos
  • Doug Bratton 
    • $500 (Offline)
    • 39 mos
  • Amit Mahajan 
    • $101 
    • 39 mos
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Nickolas El Rey Thomas 
New York, NY
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