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15 Mar 2017

2017 AAU STRENGTH SPORTS RECOGNITION AND AWARDS PROGRAM

15 Mar 2017

Highly Decorated Class of Finalists Announced for 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Highly Decorated Class of Finalists Announced for 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The title of top amateur athlete in America is up for debate this week, as seven deserving finalists – Wisconsin volleyball All-American Lauren Carlini, judo Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison,  gold medalist gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, water polo gold medalist Ashleigh Johnson,  target shooter Ginny Thrasher who also won gold, Aly Raisman gold medal gymnast and wrestler Kyle Snyder, another gold winner  – were announced today for the 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award. 

6 Mar 2017

Elite Group of Semifinalists Announced for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award to Recognize Nation’s Top Amateur Athlete

Elite Group of Semifinalists Announced for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award to Recognize Nation’s Top Amateur Athlete
Olympic medalists and national champions amount class of 18 semifinalists for the 87th AAU James E Sullivan Award presented by Eastbay

15 Feb 2017

Longtime Volunteer Passes: Nancee Truelove

Longtime Volunteer Passes: Nancee Truelove
It is with a heavy heart to announce that longtime AAU volunteer Nancee Truelove passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. 

8 Feb 2017

AAU Spotlight: Longtime AAU and USA Basketball board member Rod Seaford

AAU Spotlight: Longtime AAU and USA Basketball board member Rod Seaford

Rod Seaford, AAU Treasurer and NCAAU Boys Basketball Director, has served the AAU as a volunteer and a professional for 36 years. He was been inducted to both the AAU/USA and NCAAU Hall of Fame. He is currently the Chair of the National Board of Review and Special Counsel to the national organization. 


6 Feb 2017

AAU Sport Stacking Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

AAU Sport Stacking Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

One of the fastest growing sports among youth in America

1 Feb 2017

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports Enter Into New Strategic Partnership

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports Enter Into New Strategic Partnership
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 1, 2017) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports have joined forces to bring youth baseball event operators and coaches an array of new resources, the two organizations announced this month during the annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention in Anaheim.

13 Jan 2017

Powerlifting for a Purpose

Powerlifting for a Purpose

One of the most successful powerlifting athletes at the AAU Junior Olympic Games during the past few years has been Taylorville, Illinois teenager Karter Brachear.  A 17-year-old junior at Taylorville High School, Karter began doing the powerlifts at age 12 to get stronger for football and wrestling, and he set seven Illinois state records in his first meet nine months later. 

22 Dec 2016

RECAP: AAU Football Nationals Wraps Up at Northeast Regional Park

RECAP: AAU Football Nationals Wraps Up at Northeast Regional Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 13, 2017) – The sixth annual AAU Tackle Football League Based National Championships concluded last month (Dec. 15-18) with 38 teams from nine states across the nation. Games were held at Northeast Regional Park in Davenport.

21 Dec 2016

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Selects CaptainU as the Official Recruiting Partner

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Selects CaptainU as the Official Recruiting Partner

SAN FRANCISCO (December 20, 2016) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is proud to announce a strategic partnership with CaptainU to provide athletic development and college sports recruiting tools to their members, teams and sanctioned events. 

21 Dec 2016

AAU Middle Atlantic District Gets in Holiday Spirit with Heartwarming AAU Cares Event

AAU Middle Atlantic District Gets in Holiday Spirit with Heartwarming AAU Cares Event

On December 10th and 11th the Middle Atlantic District hosted its first AAU Futsal District Championships for U8 to U12 boys and girls. It was exciting for the district to now add Futsal to our growing list of Championships and it was even more exciting to see our district step up and help a beautiful little girl. 

13 Dec 2016

A'Jani Stokes: The Fastest Kid at GTMO

A'Jani Stokes: The Fastest Kid at GTMO

5 Dec 2016

Recap: Top Runners Converged for the 2016 AAU Cross Country National Championships

Recap: Top Runners Converged for the 2016 AAU Cross Country National Championships
More than 1,000 cross country runners competed in the annual AAU Cross Country National Championship on December 3, 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Amateur Athletic Union, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando Recognized Nationally for Marquee AAU Volleyball Event

Amateur Athletic Union, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando Recognized Nationally for Marquee AAU Volleyball Event

ORLANDO, Florida (November 18, 2016) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), in conjunction with ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando, was honored by Sports Destination Management as a recipient of the 2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award for the impact generated by the 43rd AAU Girls’ Junior Volleyball National Championship.

7 Nov 2016

AAU Girls Basketball National Championships Set to Tip Off in Derby City in 2017

AAU Girls Basketball National Championships Set to Tip Off in Derby City in 2017

ORLANDO, Florida (Nov. 7, 2016) — The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball National Championships for 9th-11th grade girls will tip off in Louisville, Kentucky in July 2017, the organization announced today.

31 Oct 2016

AAU Vice President Rusty Buchanan To Be Recognized as Central Florida Humanitarian at Nov. 3 Gala in Melbourne

AAU Vice President Rusty Buchanan To Be Recognized as Central Florida Humanitarian at Nov. 3 Gala in Melbourne

ORLANDO, Florida (Oct. 31, 2016) — Brevard County resident and 1st Vice President of the Amateur Athletic Union, Rusty Buchanan, will be recognized as a Central Florida Humanitarian on Nov. 3 at a gala event in Melbourne.

19 Oct 2016

NOMINATE A COACH FOR PCA'S 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award

NOMINATE A COACH FOR PCA'S  2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award
Nominations are now open for Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award! If you know a coach who strives to win, but more importantly to teach life lessons through sport, nominate them 

19 Oct 2016

125th Annual AAU Convention Awards

125th Annual AAU Convention Awards
Congratulations to all who worked hard to earn the awards given out at the 125th Annual AAU National Convention!

18 Oct 2016

Amateur Athletic Union Expresses Support for Newly Announced Youth Basketball Guidelines

Amateur Athletic Union Expresses Support for Newly Announced Youth Basketball Guidelines

ORLANDO, Florida (Oct. 18, 2016) The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) voted in support of the newly established NBA and USA Basketball youth basketball guidelines during the Union’s 125th AAU National Convention, the organization announced today.

12 Oct 2016

AAU Volunteers Pack 10,000 Meals for Underprivileged Youth in San Antonio During 125th AAU National Convention

AAU Volunteers Pack 10,000 Meals for Underprivileged Youth in San Antonio During 125th AAU National Convention

More than 350 AAU volunteers participate in new AAU Cares initiative by packing meals for San Antonio youth as part of AAU National Convention

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Longtime AAU staff member passes

ORLANDO, Fla (Jan 8, 2017) - It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts to share that our colleague and friend, Janice "Jan" Lyon, passed away on December 23, 2017 while surrounded by her family in Indiana. Jan worked for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) as a national staff member for more than 35 years in many different capacities.
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