Mid-Jersey Heat AAU Basketball Club
Mid-Jersey Heat (MJH) is an AAU affiliated organization for girls and boys in the Central New Jersey Shore area of Ocean County, New Jersey. Our home is Manchester Township, we practice in Lakewood, South Toms River, and Manchester which is located minutes from Seaside boardwalk/beach, 30 minutes from Atlantic City, 30 minutes from Trenton, 45 minutes from Newark, and 20 minutes from Great Adventure.
Mid-Jersey Heat basketball youth program is in our 10th year, and offers a higher level of competition than is not offered in recreational and travel basketball leagues. Our main objective is to provide “pre-, mid and after-season” play for girls and boys who are committed to basketball and who wish to improve their skills, against the best competition in the United States. The Heat Boys are guided by Monwell Brown who is the Founder and President of the club. Coach Monwell leads the Boys U9 and U15 boys. Coaches Katie and Tommy Smith lead the U8 boys. Sean Barksdale - leads the U10 boys also.
Our sister program Mid-Jersey Lady Heat (MJLH) will be starting their 8th season this year. The Heat girls are under the guidance and leadership of Vice President and Girls Director Rick Valmon, who coaches 7/8th grade and HS girls teams.
The MJH will continue to participate on a highly competitive AAU, YBOA, USBA, JR. NATIONALS and non-AAU level. We will be competing in tournaments in the Mid-Atltantic, Metropolitan area and along the East Coast region. Our teams maintain an intensive indoor practice and training schedule throughout the year. All players are continuing to excel at an expected rate. We are proud of our accomplishments and will continue to excel!!