RI ELITE BASKETBALL

Rhode Island Elite is seeking donations to help fund summer travel as we compete on a national schedule against the country's top players.  Costs include van rental , gas and tolls, hotels, meals, tournament fees.

Upcoming Schedule (NCAA Certified ***) 
June 18-20 Pennsylvania Scholastic Camp ***
June 25-27 NEPSAC Scholastic Camp ***
July 2-3 Hoop Group Pennsylvania 
July 6-9 Hoop Group Atlantic City ***
July 9-12 Hoop Group Spooky Nook ***
July 12-15  Hoop Group Team Camp Albright University PA ***
July 16-18 Hoop Group Spooky Nook ***
July 22-25th - Made Hoops New York ***
August 2-8 Pangos Las Vegas (NBA Certified)  

We currently have 7 Players holding full Division 1 athletic scholarship offers ensuring they'll be able to afford and attend college to earn a degree at no cost





           Notable Program Achievements
Currently 50 plus Alumni playing collegiate basketball across NCAA D1 D2 D3 and NJCAA
Another 30 Alumni have graduated college with Bachelors Degrees
Of those 30 , 80% are minorities from the inner city
No program in RI history has more alumni with full athletic scholarships
Been invited to top tier invitational only tournaments in places like , Phoenix, Miami, Houston, Las Vegas, Orlando, Atlantic City , all funded in house
Partner with Aim High Camp to allow 20 kids from our program to attend their camp 5 days a week every week during the summer
Some athletes have been recruited by some of the most historic programs in the country like UNC, Kentucky, Duke , UCONN, UCLA,  brining a new level of exposure to RI athletes
Currently 20 kids into prestigious College Preparatory Schools
Currently service 100+ students, 45+ in Providence Public Schools
Ranging from 4th-12th grade, ages 9-19
89% of whom identify as Black, Latino, Asian or Multiracial
84% of whom are eligible for free or reduced price lunch
50% of whom are from single parent homes with 2+ kids making less than 25K annually
42% of whom will be first-generation college goers
31% of whom live in homes where English is not the primary language
7.5% of whom are currently in DCYF or special custody
 20+ student athletes EVERY YEAR gain new college interest, schools ranging from NCAA/NAIA Division 3 through Division 1
Of the 20 none had any college interest before joining the program
100+ college interests received by students this academic year
Representing 40+ Colleges and Universities
Students compete annually in a NCAA Live Period Event 37 this year (Pittsburgh,PA)
Students compete in 2 plus NCAA Live Periods 30 this year(Spooky Nook, PA)
HS Varsity team maintains an average GPA of 3.2 (12 students)
8 players Maintain a 3.0 or higher
5 Maintain a 3.5 or higher
3 Maintain a 4.0 or higher
20 National Honor Society members
25+ student athletes attended 2 Official College Visits for a tour x meeting with Men’s basketball staff, coaches and players
25+ visited a Division 3 school Chatham University (Pittsburgh, PA)
25+ visited a Division 2 school Carlow University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Hosted a 3 hour weekly workout program with 50+ student athletes for 8 weeks 35 of whom it was provided to at no cost. (840 gross hours) 
Over $20,000+ reinvested in Providence Recreation Support Fund/ Providence Public School Department
On average 10 students athletes a year from our program receive  RIIL Second team All-Conference or higher
On average 5 students receive All State Selections from the Rhode Island Coaches Association
2 students receive Second team All State Selections
3 students receive First team All State Selections
Most All State Selections of AAU Programs with Rhode Island Student Athletes
All coaches  USA Gold | Concussion Safety and NCAA Eligibility Certified


Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
  • Thierry Yangambi 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Oluwasegun Bamisile 
    • $150 
    • 11 mos
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Organizer

Nuri Ma 
Organizer
Providence, RI