2024 Lightning AAU Spring tryout information is here!
You have a choice as to where you will play AAU. Most organizations are reputable here in NY. We believe that Lightning provides an edge over others and here is why!
- Lightning has been in existence for 30 years under the same leadership.
- Lightning is the largest AAU program in the country. We provide for many ability levels and not just the elite.
- Lightning has been recognized by the National AAU leadership as one of the top programs in the country as recently as October 2017.
- Many Lightning student-athletes have gone on to play in college 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 the USA Basketball Youth Development program.
- Lightning has its own premier facility, the Hardscrabble Club.
- Lightning leadership directly chooses and monitors the selection of coaches which we consider our most important assets.
- Lightning utilizes a director system wherein experienced leaders monitor and develop young coaches in their teaching of skills, management, and communication with players and parents.
- Most importantly, Lightning is committed to integrity and the development of each player.