SUMMER 2018: SPAIN ELITE, ORLANDO (FL)
We launched our first international project based on Spanish boys' basketball. A select group of talented athletes with high potential and high ambition took part in their first taste of American competition on American soil. Over the course of nearly two weeks, the players competed in one of the highest regarded tournaments in the country during the summer months. They were also able to take campus tours of a few different universities and got to enjoy some of Florida's most popular attractions. For those players who hope to one day be able to study and play in the U.S. it was an eye-opener. A lot of work is to be done but they now have a much better idea of what it takes and what they'd be up against.
SUMMER 2019: SPAIN ELITE, ORLANDO (FL)
We couldn't have asked for a better second edition of our USA SUMMER PROGRAM project. With new participants and returning players, the 2019 program was yet again one of a kind. SPAIN ELITE expanded to two teams (18u and 16u) and on top of that, the talent grew even further. In the International Championships, we competed until the end and lost in the final by 2 points by a very competitive and physical team from Chicago. The transformation from 2018 and 2019 was very evident as our players came much more ready to compete. Off the court, we continued to add new experiences, visiting new universities and doing more group activities. Some of our players have already received offers to travel and study in the US, and we are excited to see what more is to come for them!