About

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OUR LEADERSHIP

Cadiann Cole, affectionately known as Coach Cadi to her Student Athletes, and Melvin Brown, affectionately known as Coach Mel, founded the Team First Elite basketball organization in 2022. Their mission is to continue to help young men and women reach their potential on and off the court.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Cadiann Cole, affectionately known as Coach Cadi to her Student Athletes, and Melvin Brown, affectionately known as Coach Mel, founded the Team First Elite basketball organization in 2022. Their mission is to continue to help young men and women reach their potential on and off the court.

MISSION STATEMENT

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission as a basketball program is to provide a positive and inclusive environment where every player can thrive and reach their full potential, both on and off the court. We strive to cultivate a team-first mentality, where the success of the team is always the top priority. We believe that this approach not only leads to on-court success, but also helps to foster personal growth and development for every member of the team. We are committed to building a strong sense of community within our program, where every player is valued and supported. We strive to instill a love for the game in our players and to help them become well-rounded individuals who are able to make a positive impact on their community. Our ultimate goal is to create a program that is a source of pride for our players, their families, and the community as a whole.

Our mission as a basketball program is to provide a positive and inclusive environment where every player can thrive and reach their full potential, both on and off the court. We strive to cultivate a team-first mentality, where the success of the team is always the top priority. We believe that this approach not only leads to on-court success, but also helps to foster personal growth and development for every member of the team. We are committed to building a strong sense of community within our program, where every player is valued and supported. We strive to instill a love for the game in our players and to help them become well-rounded individuals who are able to make a positive impact on their community. Our ultimate goal is to create a program that is a source of pride for our players, their families, and the community as a whole.

Goals

  • To become a premiere AAU organization for Youth Basketball in Philadelphia, and its surrounding Counties.
  • Develop our participant’s character by teaching them the value of hard-work, dedication, commitment, teamwork and sportsmanship through the game of basketball.
  • To provide participants with knowledge of the game by obtaining an excellent coaching staff who use instruction and techniques that are designed to improve skills and enable players to compete at a high level.
  • To create an atmosphere where hard work in the classroom and on the court are intertwined.
  • To create an environment where the TEAM comes first.
  • To prepare participants both athletically and academically so they are ready to advance to the next level of play or stage of life.
  • To assist highly skilled participants in obtaining college scholarships or financial aid.

Goals

  • To become a premiere AAU organization for Youth Basketball in Philadelphia, and its surrounding Counties.
  • Develop our participant’s character by teaching them the value of hard-work, dedication, commitment, teamwork and sportsmanship through the game of basketball.
  • To provide participants with knowledge of the game by obtaining an excellent coaching staff who use instruction and techniques that are designed to improve skills and enable players to compete at a high level.
  • To create an atmosphere where hard work in the classroom and on the court are intertwined.
  • To create an environment where the TEAM comes first.
  • To prepare participants both athletically and academically so they are ready to advance to the next level of play or stage of life.
  • To assist highly skilled participants in obtaining college scholarships or financial aid.

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NEVER CHEAT THE GRIND

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NEVER CHEAT THE GRIND

TEAM FIRST. FAMILY.

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