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Who We Are

The philosophy of the Choo Smith Youth Empowerment is based on our 4 L’s, Love it, Learn it, Live it, Lead it. The guiding principle behind Team Choo’s participation in the AAU circuit tournaments is our belief in its educational value for our students.


  • personal development
  • High Level Performance
  • Embracing Discipline
  • fairness and respect

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Why Team Choo Our program will evaluate and correct each player’s bad habits as well as enhance and improve each player’s skills, mental toughness, work ethic, character, and Basketball IQ.
Our 5 stage process.

1st Stage
Bonding (Foundation) Together We Stand
2nd Stage
The Buy-In (Mental Preparation) Together We Stand
3rd Stage
Implementation of Basketball Fundamentals and Life Lesson Skills
4th Stage
Playing the Game the Right Way. Culture wins games. We go hard all the time.
5th Stage
Final Stage Creation of Player Profile/ Strength and Conditioning/Education/ Film Study/Results Well Rounded Student Athlete/Great Character
End Result
Reaching maximum potential of each student athlete to acheive their dreams.
Teams With 5 teams and counting!
Players Some of the best players in the country. Offering world class basketball.
Coaches Best "Student and Teacher Ratio" in the world. Award 10 times in a row.

We're making a Difference Team Choo Basketball enhances youth by preparing them to be fully productive citizens and life long difference makers.

We are dedicated to developing and implementing programs that facilitate positive growth in the lives of the youth we serve, as well as their families and community.

“Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute” – Bill Russell

“Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat” – Dean Smith

“Never give up. Failure and rejection are just the first steps to succeeding” – Jim Valvano

Meet our Coaches Our professional coaches put in their best efforts for outstanding results in both on the court and off the court activities.

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Anthony Dorsey

Asst. Coach 17U Boys Team
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Antoine "Scoop" Jordan

Head Coach Team Choo 17U Boys
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Charles "Choo" Smith

Head Coach

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Meet our Teams Our highly qualified coaches put in their best efforts for outstanding results in both on the court and off the court activities.

2015 14u Boys

  • Boys Team
  • 2015

2015 14u Girls

  • Girls Team
  • 2015

2015 17U Boys

  • Boys Team
  • 2015

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