Carolina Courts Elite Basketball
is the future of youth club showcase basketball in the area.
CC Elite will be your one stop shop for all of your elite basketball program needs.
CC Elite Basketball will expose the selected student-athletes to the highest level of competitive basketball that the region has to offer, while continually focusing on teaching the fundamentals, teams concepts, basketball IQ tips, and most importantly, individual player development.
CC Elite Basketball will provide student-athletes with the opportunity to be led by an elite, experienced and proven professional coaching staff that have lived the game on all levels.
*CC Elite Grassroots Teams will compete in both regional & national level tournaments. Typically, only 1 team per age group, if any, will be formed. If you son tries out for CC Elite & does not make it, Attack365 Grassroots Tryouts will take place at the end of January. Click the link HERE for more information on Attack365.*
Executive Basketball Director
Season Duration: Practices will begin the week of February 6th. CC Elite teams will conclude their seasons on the weekend of June 25th.
Practices: CC Elite teams practice 2 times per week for 90 minutes each practice. Once selected for a team, practice days/times will be announced.
Games: CC Elite teams will participate in 10 travel basketball tournaments throughout the spring season. Grassroots teams can travel for up to 3-4 tournaments. Most tournaments are 2 day tournaments with 2 games Saturday and single elimination bracket play on Sunday. Tournaments are not held every weekend, but teams will still practice on weeks without tournaments.
Items included in season registration fee:
The season fee does NOT include the following:
Coach Mike Jefferson
Coach Mike Jefferson is very passionate about the Carolina Courts Elite Organization. “My sole purpose is to give back to our communities by teaching, coaching, training, and developing the next generation of talented basketball players. CCE is the platform that will allow us to teach student athletes how to lead, develop, and succeed not only in basketball, but in life. CCE will be a staple in showcase basketball not only locally but nationally. I am honored to be a part of this program and extremely excited about this opportunity. ”
Coach Ben Tomerlin
Coach Ben Tomerlin is the Carolina Courts Elite Grassroots Program Director. Born and raised in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, Ben moved to Charlotte during high school and attended Providence High School. Coach Ben Tomerlin is also the Chief Operations Officer at Carolina Courts. Ben will focus on overseeing the operations of Carolina R.I.S.E. events and leagues.
Coach Ben Tomerlin is the current Head Coach of Carolina Courts Elite 2027, Carolina Courts Elite 2029, and Attack365 2031. On top of his coaching at Carolina Courts, Coach Ben Tomerlin also is the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Weddington Middle School.
Ben has a true passion for youth basketball coaching, with focus in the grassroots sector. "I find that the ability to balance teaching, positivity, commitment, and intensity are 4 key factors in the youth basketball world. Kids want to be challenged, loved, and taught all at the same time. I'm fortunate that I'm able to reach so many kids and teams through a great platform here at Carolina Courts".
What Makes Carolina Courts Elite Basketball different?
All selected Carolina Courts Elite Basketball Athletes will be participating in an Elite basketball experience different from any club/program in the area.
Carolina Courts Elite Basketball has partnered with Equilibrium UP to enhance each selected student-athlete experience by creating a blue print of leadership and providing some of the highest level individual skill development training the Charlotte-Metro area has to offer.
Equilibrium UP will provide each selected student-athletes insight into the habits of leaders and the necessary characteristics needed to exhibit leadership within the classroom, sports arena and life. Discusses the toll certain behavior places on the coach and teammates. Provides information pertaining to building a culture geared toward reaching one's leadership potential.
To find out more info on services provided with Equilibrium UP, check our their website: https://www.equilibriumup.com/