PRACTICE SCHEDULE - FALL-WINTER SEASON
Starting the week of September 9, 2015

High School Team
Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm @ Walter Johnson High School (Bethesda)

  • Monthly Special Guest Trainers:

            Sept = Harding Elite Sports (www.HardingSportsTraining.com)

            Oct = Pat the Roc Skills Academy (www.PatTheRoc.com)

            Nov = Drills & Skills Bball Training (www.DrillsAndSkillsBball.com)

8th Grade (Class 2020) Team

Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm @ Churchill High School (Potomac)

Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm @ Walter Johnson High School (Bethesda)

7th Grade (Class 2021) Team
Mondays 6:30-8:00pm @ Garrett Park Elementary School (Bethesda)
Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm @ Walter Johnson High School (Bethesda)
5th Grade (Class 2023) Team
Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm @ Westbrook Elementary School (Bethesda)
Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm @ Westbrook Elementary School (Bethesda)
4th Grade (Class 2024) Team
Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm @ North Chevy Chase Elem School (Bethesda)
Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm @ Bannockburn Elementary School (Bethesda)


FALL-WINTER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Games are played on the weekends:
- Sep-Oct: Flames Fall League (Germantown/Boyds, MD)
- Oct: Loudoun Freedom "Fight Like A Girl" Tournament (Loudoun, VA)
- Nov: AAU Gainesville Hurricanes Monster Challenge (Gainesville, VA)
- Nov: Flames Thanksgiving Tournament (District Heights, MD)
- Dec-Feb: AAU Potomac Valley Basketball League (PVBL) Winter League and/or Montgomery County Rising Star Winter League (both leagues in Montgomery County, MD)

PV THUNDER QUICK FACTS
Formed in the spring of 2012
Member of the Potomac Valley Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) region and the national AAU organization.
Players reside in and around Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC area.
Expert trainers running skill development sessions (Harding Elite Sports; Always in Pursuit; Pat The Rock Skills Academy; Drills & Skills Basketball Training; E-Train University)
Almost all the PV Thunder girls play another travel sport (soccer, lacrosse, tennis, field hockey)
Teams participate is several fun team building events throughout the season (Mystics game, college games (Maryland, American, Marymount), bowling, haunted house, etc.)
Guest appearances at practices (Crystal Langhorne, University of Maryland, American University, & WNBA)
Roster limits to ensure significant playing opportunities and experiences for all players; a successful model since the organization started!
Positive team environment; we keep it fun; focusing on skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship

TEAMS - 2015-2016 SEASON

- High School (Fr, So, Jr, Sr)  Team (Coach Edmunds)

- 8th Grade (Class 2020) Team (Coach Ferguson)

- 7th Grade (Class 2021) Team (Coach Ferguson)

- 5th Grade (Class 2023) Team (Coach Banks) - NEW TEAM

- 4th Grade (Class 2024) Team - NEW TEAM


PRE-TRYOUT WORKOUT - OPEN GYM
Open to returning & new players: Come meet the coaches, trainers, & players.

When:   Wednesday September 9, 2015
Time:    7:30pm - 9:00pm
Where:  Walter Johnson High School
               Aux Gym (first floor)

               6400 Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda, MD
Cost:      no cost


TRYOUTS - 2015-2016 SEASON

When:   Saturday September 12, 2015

Time:    12:00pm - 2:00pm (7th, 8th, & HS Teams)

               2:00pm - 4:00pm (4th & 5th Teams)

Where:  St. Bartholomew School

               6900 River Road, Bethesda, MD

Cost:      no cost

ABOUT US

The POTOMAC VALLEY THUNDER (PV Thunder) is a member of the Potomac Valley Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) region and the national AAU organization. Formed in the spring of 2012, the PV Thunder organization is comprised of young female athletes residing in and around the Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC area.