PISTONS ELITE

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Pistons Elite Travel Basketball is designed for highly skilled players who want to compete with and against the best players in the state. Players will practice at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield and travel to local tournaments. Qualifying teams may participate in national events in Indiana or Illinois. Teams are formed through a tryout basis and players pay a team fee that is established by the coach. Teams practice at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. Uniforms are provided in the team fee and are returned at the end of the season.

For more information, please contact Pistons Elite Director Geo Thomas at
248-371-2048 or e-mail at
gthomas@palacenet.com

 

socksLADY PISTONS OVERDRIVE TOURNAMENT (6th/7th grades)
When:  Sunday, February 11, 10am-8pm
Where:  Franklin Athletic Club, 29350 Northwestern Hwty, Southfield, MI
Who:  Girls 6th and 7th grade travel teams with solid or “Intermediate” skill levels
Details:  Welcome to the second annual Lady Pistons Overdrive-Tournament!  This all-girl tournament is designed for intermediate-level teams to compete in a fun and mega-organized event.  
With just two divisions, (girls 6th and girls 7th), this Sunday-only event will offer a 3-game minimum with a maximum of just six teams per division.  All teams must be intermediate-level and all players must show either school ID or a birth certificate at check-in.  $250 per team.

Tournament will feature:

  • No back-to-back games
  • We provide the scorekeepers
  • Experienced and qualified officials
  • Instant results and pictures posted on-line
  • All-Tournament team awards
  • Awards for 1st and 2nd place teams
  • Snack bar
  • $5 admission fee
  • All rostered players receive a FREE ticket to a 2017-18 Pistons home game at LCA!
  • To Register a 6th grade team:  Click here for 6th grade!
  • To register a 7th grade team:  Click here for 7th grade!

SKILL DEVELOPMENT:  

Pistons Elite Coaches will be hosting a series of workouts at the Franklin Athletic Club this fall.  It is open to everyone interested in the program as well as current Elite players. These sessions are held at the Franklin Athletic Club, 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034.  All skill levels are welcome but these sessions are best suited for players serious about working on their game.

LADY PISTONS OPEN GYM:   Grades 5-8 (girls only)  Girls Elite
When: Sunday November 26, Sunday December 3, 10, 17
Time:  6-7:15pm
Who:  Open to all girls entering grades 5-8, however, some prior basketball experience is suggested

About:  A vibrant 75 minute workout which focuses on ball handling, conditioning, footwork and some light scrimmaging
Location: Franklin Athletic Club, 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, 48034
Instructor:  Pistons Elite AAU Coaches
Fees:  $15 at the door 
Registration:  RSVP with Coach Geo Thomas at gthomas@palacenet.com

 

PISTONS ELIFAAST Champs '17TE GIRLS TRYOUTS:  Grades 5-7
Days: Pistons Elite Girls have completed their 2017-18 tryouts*
Times:
 TBD

Who:  For girls looking to play with and against the top players in the state
Tryout/Practice Location: Franklin Athletic Club, 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield
Fees:  $10 at the door
About the team:  Teams will be formed on a tryout basis.  Girls will have optional practices in December and mandatory practices in January. Tournaments in Feb/March.  $400-$600 for the season, pending roster and schedule. Roughly 25 practices and 30 games during the season

*There is one spot open on the 2018 Girls 7th grade Elite Team.  This spot is reserved for any experienced point guard who feels she can play with and against some of the top talent in the state.  For more information, please contact Coach Geo Thomas at 248-371-2048. 

 

Tournament Champions FAAST 3-5-16

PISTONS ELITE BOYS TRYOUTS:  (Grades TBD):
Days:  TBD
Times: TBD
Who: Players looking to play with and against the top players in the state
Fees: TBD
About the team:  Unfortunately, our boys travel teams will not be participating in the winter months.  There is a possibility the teams will resume for the spring session (May-July).  Check back here in March for all the details!

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM PHOTOS:

Girls Champs    Red Team Finals
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2016 5th grade     2nd Place

 PE 10th grade FAAST championsip 4-16-16   Fab 5

 FAAST Champs '17Tournament Champions FAAST 3-5-16

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