TLAP Sports Academy located in Port Saint Lucie, Florida is happy to announce the partnership/Franchising with Virginia Elite Grassroots Basketball program, Herndon, VA (Northern, VA / Washington, D.C. area). TLAP will establish Virginia Elite Florida as a franchise team of Virginia Elite in the Port St Lucia area.
The team will operate out of Port St Lucie, Florida under the direction of Coach Louis Graham. Virginia Elite Florida will align with Virginia Elite mission and vision to deliver a premier grassroots program to the Port St Lucia, Florida area and provide its student-athletes with an opportunity to excel on the hardwood as well as academically.
Virginia Elite is a member of the Under Armour (UA) Rise Grassroots basketball Program and competes in national high-level events throughout the country. The UA Rise follows and is modeled after Under Armour's flagship grassroots league, the Under Armour Association (UAA). By participating in major exposure tournaments the program has cultivated a culture success.
The Virginia Elite brand is one that is respected and has cultivated over a 13 year span the ability to evaluate, develop and transition players to play collegiate basketball. The UA circuit continues to provide exposure and potential opportunities for Virginia Elite players to showcase their skills in front of college coaches during the spring and summer. Virginia Elite Florida will represent the brand in the state of Florida.
Prior to tryouts, all players must register in order to attend tryouts
Thomas Gadson, Founder and Director of Basketball Operations
Virginia Elite Basketball
Under Armour (UA) Future and UA Rise Program