P.H.A.S.E. 1 AAU/CLUB BASKETBALL
For P.H.A.S.E. 1 years of developing some of Canada’s most successful basketball players also involved coaching and running American Athletic Union (AAU) youth basketball teams. In 1995 Wayne Dawkins co-founded Prep Stars Canada and began traveling with youth to tournaments in Ohio, Pennsylvania andNew York. Some of our first AAU Alumni includes Carl English- U. Hawaii, Canadian National Team Member & Professional Player andVidel Massiah - St BoneventureU., Canadian National Team Member and current founder of the AAU Club Northern Kings. There were only a few teams from Ontario on the AAU circuit in the early 90’s, the Ottawa Guardsman, run by Dave Smart, Elite Toronto Development started by Ro Russell who I later co-founded today’s mighty Grassroots Canada with its slew of D1 players, European and NBA professionals.