MBA is a youth basketball program serving Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac and Rockville. We specialize in preparing elementary and middle school players for their Middle school and High school teams. MBA is focused on training, skill devel

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The MBA Team Program is designed to be a competitve youth basketball program. The Maryland Basketball Academy (MBA) provides a safe, positive, instructional environment for motivated players to develop and reach their potential.

All teams are coached by a paid professional. Our program is more expensive as a result. Our paid coaching staff combined with our proven process make our program the best fit for players looking to be challenged, get better and compete at a high level. Our insight, training, communication, professionalism and love of teaching is what makes our program so successful. 

MBA Team Players typically save $350 on average each season. Our players don't need to hire expensive trainers or pay for additional training because we provide free optional training sessions to all our team players. Each season we offer all the benefits of hiring outside or inhouse training and skill development at no extra cost. 

In addition to practicing three hours a week all players will be offered additional free training and skill development sessions. These sessions are used by players who want extra training. Players who miss practice can use these trainings as a makeup. Our program is based on player development so we eliminate the need for expensive training sessions and workouts from our staff or outside trainers. 

Our teaching and training based team program is the best solution for players looking to earn more time playing with their middle and high school teams. We know what HS coaches expect from their players because Erick Graves and Steve Watson are high school coaches. 

Playing time will be based on several factors during practices including attitude, effort, skills, understanding team concepts, ability to execute, and intangibles. The opportunity to learn, develop and get better is equal but playing time is not.

Alumni from our Prime and Core teams have enjoyed success playing with their Middle, JV and Varsity teams. Our academy provides a strong foundation for players looking to play for their middle and high school teams.

The Fall Season will begin the first week of September and end before Thanksgiving Break. 
 

MBA Players who play in all three of our seasons (Fall, Winter, Spring) automatically get one week of camp free that summer.  This is a $300 value. We currently have 7 weeks of camp for our players to choose from and enjoy having our players in the gym throughout the year. We love having our players in our gyms so this is a win win for our players,  parents and staff.