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Selection Committee

The voting process for the Elite Showcase Basketball Classic involves the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee is comprised of knowledgeable basketball analysts, prep scouts, high school newspaper reporters and basketball coaches. 

Thomas Gadson, Selection Committee Chairman

Thomas Gadson is the Founder and President of VA Elite Hoops and VA Elite Youth Basketball program.  

Greg Stewart, Co-Chairman

Greg Stewart has experience working with NBA players  and USA Basketball. Mr. Stewart experience working with NBA players in their development is a key member of the selection committee.

Dwayne Wise, President and CEO Charm City Finest (Baltimore, Maryland Representative)

Dwayne Wise,  President and CEO - Wise was given the nickname "The Deal" from message boards across the nations due to his ability to related to most topics pertaining to the sport of basketball.  Wise is the founder of the Under Armor "I-95 Elite Challenge".

Keith Veney, CEO and Founder VMG Management 

Keith Veney, CEO and Founder Veney Management Group, LLC. VMG is a youth empowerment organization based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. 

Norm Nolan, Former UVA Caviler (All ACC) and current Professional International Player

Nolan was a second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and played for the East Team in the 36th annual National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star game on March 27 during the 1998 Final Four weekend in San Antonio, Texas. 


Arty Jones, Founder Threat 220 (Washington,DC Representative)

Arty Jones, Founder The Threat 220 Youth Organization, It is the mission of the organization to cultivate the athletic, academic and spiritual talent of male’s ages 15-18 through the development of specific skills associated with basketball such as self-discipline, dedication, relationship-building and communication. 

Junior Burrough, Former UVA Caviler (All ACC) and NBA Player (Boston Celtics) and Comcast Sports

Junior Burrough played at Oak Hill Academy and collegiate at the University of Virginia (UVA), and was selected by the Boston Celtics 33rd overall in the 1995 NBA Draft.  Mr. Burrough is a commentator for Comcast Sports.

Major A. Coles, Jr. (Southern Virginia Girls Representative)

Mr. Coles represents VA Elite Hoops in the southern region of Virginia covering which includes Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach and surrounding areas to include North Carolina.

                   More Information contact: Thomas Gadson (703) 725.4878   Email: tgadson@vaelitehoops.com


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