What is AAU?
AAU stands for Amateur Athletic Union. The AAU is a national organization and is one of the largest, non-profit, volunteer, sports organizations in the United States. The AAU is dedicated to the promotion and development of amateur sports and physical fitness, such as with The Eastside Basketball Club (EBC) program.
Who is Eastside Basketball Club (EBC)?
EBC is a member of AAU and provides elite training for teams and individuals. For more information on our strong group of leaders, please see our organizational link on our website which will direct you to our Board of Directors.
Where is Eastside Basketball Club located?
EBC is located in Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington. Our address is 17455 NE 67th Court, Suite 160, Redmond, WA 98052. Telephone number 425-861-8800.
Who is coaching my child?
EBC is committed to providing top level basketball instruction with a select, experienced group of coaches and trainers. Please note that all coaches, trainers and/or volunteer coaches will be required to submit references, coaching experience, full background check and a signed EBC Code of Conduct Pledge. For more information on our current coaches, please see our coaches’ link on our website.
What are the Season costs associated with EBC compared to other organizations on the Eastide?
EBC Fall/Winter program 2011-2012 cost is $1510. $400 non-refundable deposit plus $185 a month for 6 months from September to March. This includes unlimited training for the duration of the season and covers the cost of uniforms, player fees, league and tournament entry fees.
Other Eastside Programs cost comparsion to EBC for Fall/Winter program.
Program A - $1900
Program B - $1890
Program C - $1690 (may also require additional fees for league, tournament and travel)
Length of Season, Practice?
The EBC Fall/Winter season runs from September to March, Spring season is March to June and Summer Season is July and August. There are typically two practices per week with games on Saturdays. Practices will normally run between 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Games times vary each weekend.
What if my child plays multiple sports?
EBC encourages and supports all youth that play more than one sport. We have several choices of training times available throughout the week to accommodate your busy schedules.
What if my child makes a team and has multiple sports?
Many players that participate with EBC play multiple sports. EBC will make every reasonable effort to accommodate all scheduling requests.
If I sign up for training one month, do I have to keep signing up?
No, training is on a month to month basis.
What if my child does not make a team?
EBC is a full service basketball training facility. We encourage your child to continue to work hard and remain in our training program and return to future tryouts
Does my child need to try out every year to be placed on a team?