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8th grade 2014 tme aautryouts

  1. 1. 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 6:30 you make contact so that you can be notified of any changes. We will also post Tryouts at www.teammemphiselite.com. 2014 Projected Schedule Date Tournament/Event Beginning 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). April 1 thru May 6 Games in Hi-C Spring League Mar 21-23 TN AAU State Qualifier Tourney - Memphis Apr 4-6 TN AAU State Qualifier Tourney – Jackson (USJ) Apr 11-13 Possible Local Tourney May 16-18 8th Grade AAU State Tournament (D1 or D2) TN A-Game Sports Complex - Franklin, TN Coaches Bios located on backside of this page.
  2. 2. 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.