Nike Pro Skills AAU Basketball

We are an elite AAU basketball program graduating high school in the class of 2021 and we have come together to compete for the Nike Pro Skills program. Last year as eighth graders we competed in several Southern California and Las Vegas events and went undefeated against top West Coast competition. Every player on the team went on to play varsity basketball as Freshman this high school season!

Our Roster:

Shannon Lawery 6’5” SF/PF Mansfield, TX

Jalen Punsalan 6’0” PG Temecula,CA

Damion Adame 6’2” PG Temecula,CA

Tyler Olden 5’10” SG Scottsdale, AZ

Tyler Lundblade 6’4” SG Southlake, TX

Owen Shaw 6’6” SF/SF Phoenix , AZ

Jalen Lakes 6’4” PG/SG Mansfield, TX

Rytis Petraitis 6’1” SG Arlington, TX

CJ Noland 6’4” G/SF Waxahachie, TX

We love to compete in the classroom and on the court. Every player on the team has aspirations to play in college and is committed to do whatever it takes on and off the court to get there.

In order to play the best competition and get the maximum exposure to college recruiters we need to travel each year to several national tournaments.All of our parents have worked very hard to support our pursuit to play at the next level. They have sacrificed countless hours driving us to practice and have done their very best to help us travel to regional tournaments. Unfortunately, to play in the bigger national exposure events we have the airfare, hotel and tournament fee expense. On average each tournament for the upcoming season will cost our program approx $6,500-$7,500 per event. These fees include airfare for several of the players that are coming from different states.We have decided to reach out to our personal networks to ask for donations to help make these tournaments happen. All of the funds raised will be used for travel related expenses and tournament fees. The travel arrangements and tournaments fees will be administered by the coaching staff.

Our tournament schedule for the upcoming 2018 season:

TOURNAMENTS DATE

BIGFOOT/EASTER
MARCH 29-31
LAS VEGAS, NV

INDI HOOPS/BEST OF WEST
APRIL 7-8
SAN DIEGO,CA

BASH IN THE DESERT
MAY 4-6
PHOENIX, AZ

PREP HOOP SERIES
MAY 18-20
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

SHOWCASE XVI BY NIKE
JUNE 8-10
PORTLAND, OR

DESERT JAM
JUNE 23-24
SCOTTSDALE, AZ

FAB 48 FINALS
JULY 30-AUG 1
LAS VEGAS, NV

DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON FUNDING

We are coached by an outstanding group of individuals who have spent their lives dedicated to basketball.

Head Coach:  Belvis M. Noland

High School:Tuscaloosa County High•4 year Varsity Basketball letterman•Alabama top ten 6A Basketball Players of Year•High School All Conference, All District and All State• High School McDonald Basketball All American Nominees

College: Team Captain College:Three River Community College•1st year JUCO National Championship • 3rd Team JUCO All American• MJCAC Conference Leader Score. •All Conference (MJCAC) •MJCAC Player of the Year Kansas State University•2 years Starter•7 times Big 8 Conference player of the week•Big 8 1ST All Tournament Team• Lead the Big 8 with steals vs turnover Per Season•NIT Final Four Team• NCAA March Madness Tournament Invitational•1ST Players in K-State History to finish his with more steals vs. turnovers•Team Captain and MVP (95-96)

Professional: 4 years European Continental B’ball Conference /Nether, Amsterdam (ECBC) •1 year Season Continental Basketball Associates (CBA)• 2 year United State Basketball League Salina KS

(USBL)Coaching Experience: 4 years High School Boys/Girls AAU Basketball Professional Growth: • Member of Nike ProSkills EYBL. AAU Team Duke, AAU Texas Wildcats Elite • Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Member(TAAF) since 07-current• NCAA Coaches Certification- 2004-Current, USA Coaches Certification 2009-Current•Youth Basketball Program Director 2004 – 2010•Mountain View Community College Asst Coach 09-20015 •Dallas Mavericks Community Block Association Member since 07-current

Education: Cloud County Community College,•Kansas State University Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice, Minor in Sociology/Psychology

Assistant Coach: Ramas Petraitis

• 1985-93 - Sports School of Kaunas, Lithuania (multiple National High School & Junior League titles, captain of the team)
• 1993-96 - "Olimpas", Lithuania (3rd-place finish in pro Lithuanian Basketball League)
• 1995-97 - Lithuanian National U22 Basketball Team (European Champions in 1996)
• 1996-98 - Weatherford Junior College, TX (Freshman 1st Team All-American, 2nd Team All-American, 1st Team Academic All-American, captain of      27-2 team as a sophomore)
• 1998-2000 - Oregon State University, OR (Scholar-Athlete of the Year & team captain as a senior)
• 2001 - "Zefat Hapoel", Israel (pro-basketball club)
• 2002 - "Perm Ural-Great", Russia (Champion of pro league of Russia, top-16 finish in Euroleague)
• 2011-18 - assistant coach ("Xplosion", "Texas Wildcats Elite", "Nike ProSkills")

Donations ()

  • James Parker 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Ramas Petraitis 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Margaret Burgess 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Ellen Olden 
    • $200 
    • 26 mos
  • Belvis Noland 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
See all

Fundraising team: Nike Pro Skills AAU Basketball (3)

Gary Shaw 
Organizer
Raised $1,200 from 3 donations
Phoenix, AZ
Ramas Petraitis 
Team member
Raised $100 from 1 donation
Chris Punsalan 
Team member
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