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Posted On: 04/3/18 7:17 PM
Our goal is to preview as many local grassroots programs as we can up until the first live period. Here we spotlight the Northern Virginia Cavaliers (NOVA Cavs). Organized by program director Jerry Lin, the Cavs have playing competitive AAU basketball since 2005.
Check out the program’s mission statement here.
This year, the Cavs have four teams within the 15U-17U age groups.
Head Coach: Doug Sawitzky
Head Coach: Bruce Fort
Head Coach: Jerry Lin
Record Last Summer: 39-9; won 6 tournaments including the Gold Division of Pittsburgh Jamfest and the AAU International Championship
8 of our 12 players played varsity as sophomores
Projected Starting Lineup:
Josh Abtew – Fairfax; 2nd team All-District
Tanner LaPlante – Robinson; 2nd team All-District
Simon Weeren – Riverside, full-time starter for RHS
Ricky Peters – Fairfax; 6th man for FHS
Daniel Peterson – Hayfield; full-time starter for Hayfield, All-Tournament Team for Gunston District
Head Coach: Shawheen Dasthi