DISCIPLINE + HARDWORK = SUCCESS - Company Message
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TEAM UNITY BASKETBALL
 
 
2013 Michigan Playmakers Invitational 17U Champions
 
TEAM UNITY MISSION STATEMENT
Team Unity strives to extend itself to boys and girls of all ethnic backgrounds between the ages of 8 and 18 in the metropolitan Detroit area. Our goal as an organization is to provide through teaching and coaching, opportunities to enhance overall basketball skills and education. Team Unity teaches player development and understanding through the team concept. Team Unity seeks to practice and play the game of basketball with intensity and the utmost respect. Team Unity looks to compete on an in-state and out of state level. Team Unity intends to travel across the United States of America with a competitive attitude, admiration for the game of basketball and respect for ourselves as individuals. Team Unity provides opportunities for our kids to play in front of college coaches and scouts. Lastly, Team Unity seeks to prepare our student/athletes through mentoring and coaching for the college experience. All of the above mentioned components must and will follow the organization's motto and that is DISCIPLINE + HARDWORK = SUCCESS
 
COACHING STAFF/BOARD
FOUNDER/PRESIDENT - BRIAN BRUNSON
VICE PRESIDENT OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS - BRIAN BRUNSON
TREASURER - ANNICE BRUNSON
RECORDING SECRETARY - SHARON MATTIC
SARGEANT OF ARMS - ORLANDO MILES/DARNELL DEBOES/VIRGIL TUCKER
BASKETBALL COORDINATOR -
FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR -
INTERNET SPECIALIST - CAMERON NICHOLS
FILM - JOSEPH TAYLOR
CONSULTANTS - MICHAEL JACOBS SR./CLARK GIPSON/CHRIS ROLLINS SR.
STATISTICIAN - KEITH GILLESPIE


 
EDUCATIONAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
All members must attend school regularly.
All members must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
Zero Tolerance for behavior problems at school.
Zero Tolerance for attendance problems at school.
Attend class on time everyday.
No disrespectful behavior towards any teachers, administrators or my staff.
GENERAL RULES FOR ORGANIZATION
No hats will be allowed in any building.
No du-rags will be allowed in any building.
No earrings are to be worn in the gym. Take them off before you enter.
Mandatory study hall for one and half hour on all road trips.
One Sunday per month as a team we will attend church service.
 
ORGANIZATIONAL FEES
Player Fees for Team Unity Basketball start at PAY PER TOURNAMENT
 
TEAM UNITY SERVICES
12U BOYS BASKETBALL - (6TH/7TH GRADE)
14U BOYS BASKETBALL - 8TH GRADE
15U BOYS BASKETBALL - (9TH/10TH GRADE)
16U BOYS BASKETBALL - (10TH/11TH GRADE)
17U BOYS BASKETBALL - (11TH/12TH GRADE)

GIRLS CHEERLEADING - (AGES 6-16)
 
 
TEAM UNITY ACHIEVEMENTS (2004-2015)
2015 Next Generation Invitational Champions 17U
2015 Oakland Elite Invitational Runner Up 17U
2014 St. Benedict Summer League Champions 16U
2014 17U Jaguar Classic Champions
2014 17U Michigan Knicks Invitational Champions
2014 17U Michigan High School Basketball Festival Champions
2014 16U Michigan Playmakers Invitational Champions
2013 Team Unity Invitational 12U Champions
2013 Michigan Tournament of Champions 17U 2nd Place
2013 Team Unity Invitational 17U Champions
2013 Michigan Playmakers Invitational 17U Champions
2013 Motor City Hoop Fest 15U/17U Champions
2013 BBC Select Invitational 15U Champions
2013 BBC Select Invitational 17U 2nd Place
2013 North American Youth Sports National Tournament Semi-finalist 16U
2013 Last Chance Tournament of Champions Semi-finalist I6U
2012 MICHIGAN PLAYMAKERS INVITATIONAL 15U CHAMPIONS
2012 NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATION - DETROIT (1ST PLACE 9TH/10TH/11TH/12TH)
2011 SUMMER CLASSIC 13U CHAMPIONS (DETROIT, MICHIGAN)
2011 BAYLOR YOUTH BASKETBALL D1 HIGH SCHOOL SHOWCASE 17U CHAMPIONS (CHICAGO, ILLINOIS)
2011 MIDWEST YOUTH NATIONALS 17U CHAMPIONS (LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY)
2011 MAGICS TOUR TOURNAMENT - SECOND PLACE 17U
2011 MAGICS TOUR TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS - 13U (WIXOM, MICHIGAN)
2011 TEAM UNITY INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS - 17U (DETROIT, MICHIGAN)
2011 COMMON BOND INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS - 15U (YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN)
2011 YOUTH BASKETBALL OF AMERICA STATE CHAMPIONS 14U (MICHIGAN)
2011 EASTER JAM FEST - 2ND PLACE 17U (WESTLAND, MICHIGAN)
2011 NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH SPORTS TOURNAMENT (INKSTER) 15U - 3RD PLACE
2011 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS 13U CHAMPIONS (CINCINNATI, OHIO)
2011 SPRING RUN-N-JUMP TOURNAMENT 13U CHAMPIONS (CLEVELAND, OHIO)
2010 YOUTH BASKETBALL OF AMERICA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT (8TH PLACE)
2010 YOUTH BASKETBALL OF AMERICA STATE CHAMPIONS 14U (MICHIGAN)
2010 NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH SPORTS (INKSTER) 16U - 2ND PLACE
2010 ADIDAS SHOOTOUT (RIVER ROUGE) 18U - 2ND PLACE
2010 MIDWEST EASTER CLASSIC CHAMPIONS
2009 CENTER COURT SPORTS SUMMER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 16U
2009 GAMEOVER CLASSIC CHAMPIONS (NEW YORK) 17U
2009 EAST COAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONS (NEW JERSEY) 17U
2009 MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS (16U)
2008 KENTUCKY HOOPS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (LOUISVILLE) 3RD PLACE 16U
2008 MEMORIAL DAY CLASSIC  4TH PLACE 17U
2008 PEACE IN THE HOOD SUMMER LEAGUE RUNNER-UP
2008 HOOPS INVITATIONAL TOUURNAMENT CHAMPIONS 15U
2008 MIDWEST YOUTH TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS  14U/16U
2007 DETROIT INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM SUMMER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS  17U
2007 PEACE IN THE HOOD SUMMER LEAGUE  3RD PLACE
2007 TERRIERS CLASSIC (ALABAMA) 3RD PLACE 16U
2007 NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATION  TOLEDO - 1ST PLACE  15U /DETROIT - 3RD PLACE 15U /LANSING - 4TH PLACE 15U
2007 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEARBORN TOURNAMENT  2ND PLACE 15U
2007 MOF JAGUARS TOURNAMENT-CHICAGO  1ST PLACE 17U
2006 NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATION  DETROIT - 2ND PLACE/ NEW YORK - 3RD PLACE 17U
2005 STATE OF MICHIGAN AAU - STATE RUNNER-UP  17U
 
CURRENT/PAST TEAM UNITY MEMBERS

Michael Jacobs Jr. - '6-5" 260 lbs. Junior @ Renaissance High School
John Phillips - '6-1" 197 lbs. Junior @ Communication & Media Arts High School
Darwin Weis - '5-9" 165 lbs. Junior @ Cass Technical High School
Devin Laird -'6-4" 250 lbs. Graduate of University High/Elite Skills Academy Prep Academy
Kenny Lockhart - '6-2" 175 lbs. Graduate of Oak Park High School/Kennedy King JC
Nicholas Murphy - '6-0" 170 lbs. Graduate of Mumford High School/Kennedy King JC
Darius Tait - '6-4" 180 lbs. Graduate of Mumford High School/Adrian College
Jamal Hall - '6-1" 180 lbs. Graduate of Mumford High School/Univ. of Michigan Dearborn 
Charles Mason - '6-3" 185 lbs. Graduate of Oak Park High School/South Suburban Junior College               Stephen Williams - '6-4" 175 lbs. Graduate of Oak Park High School
Irmon Hill - '6-2"175 lbs. Graduate @ Ecorse High School
Diamanta Lucas - '6-4" 175 lbs. Graduate @ Ecorse High School
Miles Ellington - '6-2" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Henry Ford High School/Wayne County Community College
Duwane Hicks - '6-5'' 170 lbs. Graduate of Life Academy
George Coakley - '6-3" 220 lbs. Graduate of Niles High School/Delta Community College
Vontez Stinson - '6-3" 195 lbs. Graduate of Detroit Finney High School
Adolph Pettway - '6-0" 175 lbs. Graduate of Detroit Finney High School
Raymond Richard - '5-11" 170 lbs. Graduate of Detroit Finney High School
James Smith - '5-10" 165 lbs. Graduate of Michigan Collegiate High School
Lindsey Hunter III - '5-11" 175 lbs. Graduate @ Southfield Christian High School
Andrew Scarton - '5-10" 175 lbs. Graduate @ Flat Rock High School/Owens Community College
Angelo Summers -'6-2" 175 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Consortium Prep Academy
Kenneth Enoex -'6-4" 195 lbs. Graduate @ Warren Fitzgerald High School
Justin Armstrong -'6-5" 200 lbs. Graduate @ Academy of Oak Park High School
Al Williams -'5-8" 175 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Communication & Media Arts High School/Georgia Southern Univ.
Timothy Bates -'6-4" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Frederick Douglass High School/Kentucky State University
Mark Anthony Buright -'5-10" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Frederick Douglass High School/Chowan University
Cimerone Porter - '6-4" 210 lbs. Graduate @ Academy of Oak Park High School
Vikas Sehgal -'5-10" 175 lbs.  Graduate @ St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary  School
Kendall Johnson -'6-0" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Frederick Douglass High School
Caleb McIntosh -'6-3'' 190 lbs. Graduate @ Troy Athens High School/Delta Community College
Alex Norwood - '6-2'' 175 lbs. Graduate @ Southgate Anderson High School/Wayne State University
Kendrick Ward - '6-2" 200 lbs. Graduate @ Academy of Oak Park High School/Columbus State University
Dennis Hogan - '6-4" 180 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Frederick Douglass High School/Clover-Stockton University
Sam Burton - '6-2'' 175 lbs. Graduate @ Oak Park High School
DeAngelo Hailey - '6-3" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Central High School/Northwest Missouri State
Daniel Sunderlin - '6-4" 190 lbs. Graduate @ Detroit Renaissance High School/Ferris State University
Kallante Miller - '6-4'' 200 lbs. Graduate @ Life Skills Center - Metro
Martell Briscoe - '5-10" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Academy of Oak Park High School
DeAndre Upchurch - '6-0" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Flint Nothwestern High School
Martez Asberry - '6-1" 180 lbs. Graduate @ Frederick Douglass High School/Northwood University
Tre Cadwell - 5-9'' 175 lbs. Graduate @ Novi High School
Blake McCoy - '5-10" 170 lbs. Graduate @ Frederick Douglass High School
Jared Scott -'6-6" 180 lbs. Graduate @ University of Detroit Jesuit High School
Zak Noor - '5-10" 165 lbs. Graduate @ Troy High School/St. Augustine University
Kamaul Richardson - '6-8" 200 lbs. Graduate @ Frederick Douglass High School/St. Clair Community College
Isaiah Sykes - '6-6" 225 lbs. Graduate of Denby High School/Central Florida University
John Gaston - '6-4" 210 lbs. Graduate of Frederick Douglass High School/Kentucky State University
Seantez Stennis - '6-0" 175 lbs. Community College of Beaver County
 
Coach Brunson, Lindsey Hunter and Coach Collins
 
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