The NM Clippers Adidas Silver Gauntlet Teams are for players 15U and 16U (2019 and 2020 graduates). The teams will compete in NCAA Showcase events only to include Adidas Silver Gauntlet events and other tournaments and showcases. The teams will play in events on the West coast, Midwest, and East coast for maximum college exposure. Players are placed on teams based on their skill level and are not restricted by age. The teams are open to players in Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah. The program covers 80% of travel and fees for 15U and 90% – 100% for 16U team. All players will be required to play in Adidas gear and accessories only. Please contact Coach Carl Rhinehart if you are interested at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-230-6146.
NM Clippers tryouts for the AYBL 2016-2017 season are August 2nd and 9th, 2016 at Netherwood Church, 5101 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 from 6pm to 8pm. We will have teams in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade divisions. Since we place players based on skill level, younger players are invited as well. Dates: August 2 and 9, 2016 Times: 6pm to 8pm Location: Netherwood Church, 5101 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 Girls 6th-8th grade
2016 Southwest Salsa Slam Basketball Tournament April 29th-May 1st Albuquerque, NM Boys and Girls Divisions 4th Grade through Varsity The Southwest Salsa Slam is the largest most competitive tournament in the state of New Mexico. Last year’s tournament featured the top travel teams from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Texas. For more information click here.
The NM Clippers had three teams compete in the AAU West Coast Nationals in Las Vegas, NV. NM Clippers 7th grade coached by Coach Williams finished as runner-ups in the Girls 7th Grade Level 2 Silver Division NM Clippers 7th grade coached by Coach Robinson competed in the 7th Grade Level 2 division NM Clippers 6th grade coached by Coach Salmon competed in the 6th Grade Level 1 division View Brackets & Photos: 7th Grade Level 2 6th Grade Level 1 View Photos
The NM Clippers 8th Grade team coached by Coach Rhinehart finished in third place in the 8th Grade Girls Division. The NM Clippers 7th Grade team coached by Coach Williams finished as runner-ups in the 7th Grade Girls Division. The NM Clippers 7th Grade team coached by Coach Robinson finished in fourth place in the 7th Grade Girls Division. The NM Clippers 6th Grade team coached by Coach Salmon finished in seventh place playing up to the 7th Grade Girls Division. May 15, 2015 – May 17, 2015 8th Grade Girls Bracket 7th Grade Girls Bracket
The 2015 Southwest Salsa Slam was a huge success with just under 100 teams competing!! We would like to thank our partners NM Select, all those who volunteered their time, the host gyms, and especially the players, coaches, and fans. Scores and brackets can be found here: Read More ...
The NM Clippers had four teams compete in AYBL:
- 6th Grade Gold - Coach Jack Salmon & Coach Brian Kelley - Champions (Standings & Bracket)
- 7th Grade Gold - Coach Eric Esquibel & Coach Josh Robinson - Runner-ups (Standings & Bracket)
- 8th Grade Silver - Coach Roger Williams - Runner-ups (Standings & Bracket)
- 8th Grade Gold - Coach Carl Rhinehart & Coach Danny Castellano - Runner-ups (Standings & Bracket)
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