Monroe's Official Non Profit Travel Basketball Program


In Partnership w/ Common Bond Basketball

The Monroe Elite Program is an extension of the Common Bond Basketball family.   Based out of Ann Arbor, the non-profit organization has been serving South East Michigan for over 20 years.  Program director and founder, Tyrone Hicks provides years of experience as a high school varsity coach, tournament and AAU director, and former collegiate athlete.  Our goal is to work diligently to provide an extensive basketball development and personal growth programs across Michigan. 

Our Monroe Elite AAU program offers high-level, quality training through team practices and individual skills and training.  Our coaches are dedicated to improving youth development, game awareness, fundamentals, team sportsmanship.

Tryouts will take place on March 14th.  Student athletes should attend if they wish to make the team for coaches to evaluate their talents amongst the other participants.   If the participant is not able to make his or her scheduled tryout date, please contact the correct coach or reach us at 

  • Cost: $10 – March 14th
  • Boys:  12u – Coach McIntosh
  • Girls: 12u & 14u – Coach Mason
  • Boys 14u – Coach Woods

We offer 2 full seasons.  One in the Spring and another in the Winter.  Each season will have either 5 or 8 weekends of tournaments & scrimmages.  Our younger aged teams may have shorten seasons or possibly split season with two 4 week intervals. 

Tryouts for each season are typically held a month prior to its first tournament.  Spring tryouts are held in March with the winter season tryouts being held in October or November. 

Typically our games/tournaments are not held during holiday weekends, but national and local tournaments do continue to run.  

High School and upperclassman players typically have the month of June off for school/summer league activities.  (pending on each school)

Tournament Dates
  • 12U Girls: 5 Weekend Tournament Schedule – Weekends of May 28th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June26th
  • 14U Girls: 8 Weekend Tournament Schedule – Weekends of May 7th, May 15th, May 22nd, May 28th,  June 11th, July 10th, July 24th, July 30th
  • 12U Boys: 5 Weekend Tournament Schedule – Weekends of May 28th, June 4th, June 18th, June26th (Final Date TBD)
  • 14U Boys: 5 Weekend Tournament Schedule – Weekends of  May 28th,  June 11th, July 10th, July 24th, July 30th
General Cost

The general cost for our AAU Travel Teams typically ranges from $300-$600 depending on the age group and length of the season. 


  • All gym/practice time usage 
  • All tournaments fees & scrimmages
  • Team Photos / Individual Photos
Teams & Coaches


All Coaches are USA Youth Basketball Certified 

Boys: 12u – Coach: McIntosh

Girls: 12u – Coach Mason

Girls: 14u – Coach Mason

Boys 14u – Coach Woods


90 minute practices are held twice a week before and during each season, with some additional practices on the weekends prior to the season start date.  Practices begin 1 month prior to each teams 1st tournament.  

  •  90 Minute practices w all players expected to attend practices.  
  • 12U Girls: Monday & Wednesday 6 pm
  • 12U Boys: Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 pm
  • 14U Girls: Tuesday & Thursday 6 pm
  • 14U Boys: Monday & Wednesday 7: 30 pm

Tryout Location      

  • Tryouts be held on March 14th (14u Boys – March 28th)
  • Time: 12u Girls – 11am, 12u Boys – 12pm, 
  • 14u Girls – 1pm 
  • March 28th – 14u Boys – 2pm
  • Location:  ALCC 120 Eastchester St, Monroe MI 48161

What Is Your Legacy?

Tryout Options


Spring 2021 Tryouts

  • March 2021
  • Boys/Girls 
  • 12u-14u
  • 4 Teams
  • 5 & 8 Week Seasons
  • 25 + Games

Winter 2021 Tryouts

  • October TBA
  • Boys & Girls 
  • 10u-16u
  • 7-8 Teams
  • 8 Week Seasons
  • 25 + Games

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