Team Memphis Elite
8th Grade Team
2014 SPRING TRYOUT at Evangelical Christian Legacy Center (HS Gym)
3/3/14 5:00- Contact Coach Thomas Teed at 901-268-6747 or Coach Jessica Green at 901604-5333 to register for tryouts and/or with any questions. It is important that
you make contact so that you can be notified of any changes. We will also post
Tryouts at www.teammemphiselite.com.
2014 Projected Schedule
Practice 2-3 times a week for 1st 4 weeks at
in March ECS Middle School Gym. Will drop to 1-2 practices per week when we
have games beginning in April. There will also be a weekly
fundamentals clinic conducted by Drills-N-Skills, Inc. on Wednesdays
from 3:30-6:00 (come and go) at ECS throughout the season (small fee
if you choose to participate).
thru May 6
Games in Hi-C Spring League
TN AAU State Qualifier Tourney - Memphis
TN AAU State Qualifier Tourney – Jackson (USJ)
Possible Local Tourney
8th Grade AAU State Tournament (D1 or D2)
TN A-Game Sports Complex - Franklin, TN
Coaches Bios located on backside of this page.
Coach Thomas Teed Coach Teed started his coaching career in 1989 as an assistant at the small
college level. Coach Teed played 4 years (1984-1989) at Northland International University
(NCCAA II) where he was a 4 year starter and a 3 year captain. He is currently in the school’s
top 15 of minutes played, games played, assists, steals, and 3 point percentage. After serving 2
years as an assistant at his Alma Mater he served 2 more years as the interim head coach before
taking a position at Thrifthaven Baptist Academy in Memphis, TN. His responsibilities at
Thrifthaven included serving as Athletic Director, head varsity boys soccer, and head varsity
basketball coach. Thrifthaven amassed a basketball record of 67-19 in 3 years under Coach
Teed, finishing as State Runner-up in the TACS in 1994, State Semi-finalist in 1995 and region
champions all 3 years. After a one year stint as varsity assistant at Central Baptist, he was hired
at Evangelical Christian School (1995-present) where he has coached multiple sports (volleyball,
soccer, basketball) and has coached the following teams in basketball: 15 years 8th boys
basketball (1998-present; record 301-150; 5 Shelby 7/8 Championships); 3 years head coach of
freshman boys (Fall 2008-Spring 2007; record 23-7) and varsity assistant (Fall 2008-Spring
2011; 2011 State Champions). He desires to teach life principles through the sport of basketball.
He, his wife, and his 6 children are members of Bellevue Baptist Church.
Coach Jessica Green Coach Green is coaching her 5th year of summer basketball and has been
affiliated with Memphis Elite for 8 years. As a player she won 3 TN AAU State Championships
and had 3 top ten National finishes. She continued her playing career at CBU and set records in
three pointers made, three point percentage and games started. Jess first joined Memphis Elite as
a coach after graduating from Lausanne in 2009, assisting Coach Wayne Kelley's 5th grade team
and being a part of the scout/film crew for the 11th grade Memphis Elite (2008 and 2009
National Champions). Coach Green is a current college coach at Mid-South Community College
in West Memphis, AR. She has high school and middle school coaching experience with
Lausanne and St. George's, respectively.