The POTOMAC VALLEY THUNDER GIRLS BASKETBALL CLUB (PV Thunder) is a 501c(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization affiliated with the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and member of the Potomac Valley AAU region.  Formed in the spring of 2012, the PV Thunder is comprised of young female athletes residing in and around the Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC area.  It provides girls the opportunity to develop advanced basketball skills and knowledge, and to play in a very competitive environment.  PV Thunder emphasizes player development starting in 3rd grade up through the high school years.  Our approach contributed to the development of many top basketball players across the DC-MD-VA area who represent the following junior varsity and varsity high school basketball programs:


ABOUT US

OUR COACHES

our mission

We equip our PV Thunder athletes with the skills to succeed on and off the court. While basketball is the main focus, we realize that there is more to life than basketball. The coaching staff at all levels of the PV Thunder organization adheres to the following principles:

  1. Mental: preparing you for competition, performing under pressure, as well as balancing your experience with the priority of “student first.” We want you to love coming to practice and working hard to get better academically and athletically.
  2. Humility & Passion: playing with confidence and having an identify about who you are as a player and what we are as a team. Play with passion but most importantly, practice with passion. Give it all you got. Be energetic and fully embrace the hard work that is needed in achieving whatever goal that has been set.
  3. Physical: improving strength and conditioning in order to play hard throughout practice and games. 
  4. Fundamental/Technique: helping master individual skills necessary to participate/compete at the next level.
  5. Tactical: developing knowledge of offensive and defensive patterns of the team and the game of basketball to be successful players.
  6. Unity & Service: development of discipline, commitment, and interpersonal relationships essential to be productive and positive contributors on the team and in the community. Do what it takes to make your teammates more effective and productive. Basketball is a team sport. So is life. A group that works together can accomplish greatness. Team success always comes first!

OUR

teams

BASED IN THE BETHESDA, MD & WASHINGTON, DC AREA

GIRLS AAU Basketball

OUR
PROGRAM

FRIENDLY, HIGHLY-TRAINED, & EXPERIENCED STAFF

PV THUNDER​ AAU GIRLS BBALL

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADE TEAMS