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Our Mission

“We are one band that projects one sound”

The Silver Spring Knicks is an AAU affiliated basketball program dedicated to equipping our student-athletes with the necessary tools to help achieve their goals within the sport of basketball and more importantly in life. The Silver Spring Knicks will carry out our mission by emphasizing the following core values:

⦁    Mutual respect for team members, coaches, parents, and all participants.
⦁    Commitment to excellence, innovation, integrity and a first-class quality in all aspects of the program
⦁    Mandatory, competitive practices that are not only focused on basketball fundamentals, but also challenges the mind, body and soul
⦁    Player accountability by guaranteeing skill improvement through hard work during and outside of practices, which in turn will lead to more playing time during games
⦁    Student accountability by emphasizing the importance of academics
⦁    Community involvement by the ENTIRE organization

UNIFORMS

SUMMER SESSION INFORMATION

APPROXIMATE TRYOUT DATE
June 6th

APPROXIMATE SESSION DATES
June 6th, 2020 – August 15th, 2020

Three (3) mandatory one-hour practices per week
Intermittent scrimmages
Session ending tournament (TBD)

UNIFORM INFORMATION

TOTAL UNIFORM PACKAGE COST
$160

UNIFORM PACKAGE*
Reversible Jersey/Shorts    Practice Jersey
Shooter Shirt    Team Bag

*Full uniform package is considered property of each individual team member and is good for at least two (2) years.

Head Coaches

William Mitjans

Sean Chisam

William Mitjans has over 6 years of basketball coaching experience, which include coaching youth boys (10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U).  Mr. Mitjans currently is a coach at St. John the Baptist within the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO).  Within the CYO, Mr. Mitjans and his teams have participated in several tournaments at DeMatha High school, Gonzaga High School, Georgetown Preparatory School, Good Counsel High School.  In addition to CYO, Mr. Mitjans coached one season with the Legends League in Virginia.  Mr. Mitjans is very passionate about the game of basketball and believes in formulating a sound foundation for his players, focusing on fundamentals and hard work.

Most of all, he develops young men into men with integrity.

“Finding different ways to be the example, because talk is cheap” – Talib Kweli

Will is USA Basketball Licensed, Virtus Certified and an AAU Registered Coach.

Sean is AAU certified with over 6 years of basketball coaching experience, which include coaching youth boys (12U, 14U, and 16U) in the Maryland/DC Area as well as Greensboro, NC.  Coach Chisam currently is the assistant coach at St. John the Baptist in Silver Spring within the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO). Along with Coach Mitjans, Coach Chisam has coached in several prestigious CYO tournaments at DeMatha High School, Gonzaga High School, Georgetown Prepatory School, St. John’s College High School, and Good Counsel High School as well as coaching former students currently playing within the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC), Baltimore Catholic League (BCL), and Montgomery County Schools.

More importantly than developing great ball players, Coach Chisam walks in the gym every day to help build twelve young leaders in society as well as on the court.

“Without a struggle, there can be no progress”
Fredrick Douglass

Calendar of Events

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TRAINING SESSIONS

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