Updated Announcement May 4 2016
AAU League Team - Rising & Current High School Boys
Alhamdulilaah, based on just the queries thus far, there seems to be a lot of interest in the AAU Basketball Team for rising and current high school boys. We are excited about this pilot initiative as well.
Meetup: InshaAllah, Sat May 07th 2016; Islamic Center of Morrisville; 2pm - 3pm (Zuhr is at 1:35pm) Audience: Parents and Youth Topic: Triangle Muslims AAU Basketball Information Session #1 Agenda: -- About Triangle Muslims -- About Organization For Youth Leadership and Engagement - OYLE (Registered 501 (c)(3) Charitable Non Profit Organization) -- AAU Basketball Team For Rising and Current High Schoolers -- Introduce Coach Jamal Williams -- Q & A Other Upcoming Events/Programs: -- May 2016 Build Community Garden at Jamaat Ibad Ar Rahman Mosque -- Jun 2016 Delight Your Neighbors This Ramadhan -- Jul 2016 Raleigh Food Bank -- Aug 2016 Current Affairs - Essay Writing Competition
The work that we are doing and the kinds of programs that are being offered (at reasonable costs, with the help of area masajids and businesses), has gotten some very good feedback, Alhamdulilaah. And we need your continued support. If you are interested in helping organize any of the above events, or would like to volunteer any which way with us, feel free to drop us an email or send a text. Help us spread the word as well. JAK, Triangle Muslims
Initial Announcement Fri Apr 29 2016
TM Basketball Program - AAU League Team - Rising & Current High School Boys
Based on the tremendous response and feedback from parents, we are taking the basketball enthusiasm among the youth in our community to the next level.
The "Triangle Muslims" alhamdulilaah are moving forward w/ forming a team, that will represent the community in AAU leagues, iA. Initially, this will be a pilot effort, but, as always, we will be working with the area masajids to build cohesiveness and a stronger community.
Plan & Tentative Pilot Schedule
May 07th 2016 -- Info Session #1 (Parents & Youth. Introduce Coach Jamal Williams) May 14th 2016 -- Try Outs Session #1 May 21st 2016 -- Try Outs Session #2 (If necessary)
May 28th 2016 -- Info Session #2 (Certification Complete & AAU Team Registration. Parents & Youth) Jun 11th 2016 -- Strategy and White Boarding Session #1 (Ramadhan) Jun 18th 2016 -- Mini Scrimmage Session #1 (Ramadhan) Jun 25th 2016 -- Strategy and White Boarding Session #amadhan)
Jul & Aug 2016 -- 4-5 Practice Sessions, 4-5 Scrimmages, 2-3 AAU Tournaments (July & Aug)
Sep 03rd 2016 -- Information Session #3 (Parents & Youth. Q & A)
About Coach Jamal Williams
Br. Jamal Williams is a Varsity Assistant Coach at Millbrook High. Coach Williams enters his third season as an assistant coach at Millbrook. He has coached basketball, track, and football between schools in both Virginia and North Carolina. Jamal joined the basketball program at Millbrook after a stint at Randolph Henry High School in Charlotte Court House, Virginia. In his first year on the Wildcat bench, Williams assisted the Varsity team along with being the Head Coach of the Freshman team. 2015-16 begins his second season as a full-time Varsity assistant. He too coached in the Inaugural RDU All-Star Game in 2015 along with Coach McKinley, Rob Brown, Chris Clemons, Andrew Evans, and Brandon Goldsmith. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Williams works in conjuction with the administration. Away from Millbrook, Coach Williams is a well recognized rapper, actor, and author by the name of Rise Rashid. Since joining the coaching staff, 10 graduates of the basketball program have gone on to play collegiately.
More details about location, costs etc... will be provided shortly. Although this is a pilot program, the goal is to further build the program year-round, so that the youth of our community can further make inroads into the larger society. And also promote Islamic values in action.
JAK, Triangle Muslims