ClubsSince its beginnings in 1888, the AAU has been the industry leader and standard bearer in the amateur sports marketplace. “ Sports For All, Forever” is our motto and drive – to offer quality participation opportunities throughout the United States via a network of qualified and experienced event operators. We take great pride in raising tomorrow’s leaders on today’s playgrounds and look forward to seeing America’s future stars and leaders you are now developing. Become part of the tradtion - have your club or team play AAU.
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Opportunity to compete in some of the best sports facilities in the United States and gain additional experience and exposure.a. Many of the national AAU events are held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex located at the Walt Disney World Resortb. All Under One Roof events hosted in convention centers such as Reno or Las Vegas for sports such as basketball and volleyballc. AAU Junior Olympic Games. Since 1967, the AAU Junior Olympic Games have showcased some of the country’s best athletes. The largest youth multi-sport event in the country and host of the largest track and field meet in the country.National Championships / End of Year Event.
Opportunity for AAU teams to advance to win an National Championship with many held at world-renown ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FLMulti-sport AAU membership cards allows athletes to compete in any sport. Participate in 41 sports at the local, regional and national level with one membership. (youth only)4. Multi-year membership available. Join for 1, 2 or 3 years5.
General liability and participant accident is included as a benefit of membership.b. Extended Coverage benefit extends insurance coverage to athletes and teams participating in non-AAU events6. Safety Guidelinesa.
AAU adheres to the USOC’s SafeSport Guidelines,b. AAU has a comprehensive Youth Protection Handbook,c. AAU has a Concussion Policy,.7. Association with AAU’s illustrious alumni. Many of the most successful athletes in the world competed in AAU events as a youth athlete. Along with James, Johnson and Spitz, other notable athletes who participated in AAU include seven-time MLB All-Star David Wright; 2015 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner; three-time NBA Finals MVP Shaquille O’Neal; 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III; and the celebrated professional boxer Muhammad Ali.8. Background Screening.
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Mandatory Background Screening of all non-athletes (coaches)9. Partner Benefitsa. FREE coaches’ education for all AAU non-athletes (coaches) through a program administered by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) via their Double-Goal Coach online courses.b. Buy orchestral scores.
Gatorade provides over 1M of product over the course of 30+ events annually. Gatorade provides free Gatorade Thirst Quencher and Gatorade recover products to over 80,000 athletes annually.c. Eastbay$20 off a purchase of $100 at Eastbay.com with AAU membershipMajor discounts on brand name merchandise that is AAU branded and can be customized, and embroidered.AAU members will access to a Team Store system that makes ordering complete uniforms much easier and less expensive for our clubs.d. Looking for funds for your team? SaveAround Fundraisers offer your team 50% profit, risk free!e. Nationwide Insurance.
Teaming up with Nationwide Insurance allows the AAU to reward its members with quality insurance at special rates not available to the general public. Independent Agents provide support at National and Local AAU events.f. Recruiting Tools.
All AAU athletes have option to use CaptainU for recruiting purposes.g Magazine. Free Magazines for various sports including WIN Magazine for Wrestling and the AAU Magazine for basketball and volleyball members. Sports For All, ForeverThe AAU was founded in 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sports. During its early years, the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. In the international sports federations.
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The AAU worked closely with the Olympic movement to prepare athletes for the Olympic Games. After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level. The philosophy of 'Sports for All, Forever,' is shared by nearly 700,000 participants and over 150,000 volunteers.