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About the Texas Tar Heels

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In 2003, The Texas Tar Heels AAU Select Basketball League began it's winning track record with just one team of first-graders. We have devoted the past 17 years to building up our players both on and off the court. Our select basketball program is known as one of the most respected and successful sports organizations in the region.

  • More than 80% of our high school players have gone on to play college ball.
  • Our alumni include several DI, D2, & D3,  professional overseas, NBA, and several  pending NBA hopefuls!
  • We are equally as proud of some of our alumni who have gone on to pursue careers outside of basketball such as chemical engineering, neuroscience, and even a 2K gaming professional for the Utah Jazz!

We are successful because of our emphasis on player development, team first style of play and dedicated coaching staff.

  • Our program has a strong focus on rock-solid fundamentals. We work with each player to maximize their potential and create opportunities for exposure to college coaches.
  • We also teach the importance of integrity, the value of hard work, and respect for others.
  • Every practice and game ends in team prayer.
  • Our goal is to turn your child’s personal commitment into visible progress.

When your student athlete joins one of our Academy or AAU travel teams, you can expect their individual game to improve as well as learn how to be an important member of a cohesive team. You also become a part of our Texas Tar Heels family!

Contact us today to get more information about joining one of our teams! 


If You Have Any Questions Contact Us

Texas Tar Heels Basketball Academy

Phone: 214-223-2458

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Coach Nate Brewer

Head Coach / Co-founder

Coach Nate holds an NCAA Coaching Certificate with 17 years’ experience coaching competitive / AAU basketball in the DFW area.  Additionally, he is a graduate of the Police Academy at Denton County Sheriff's Office and former member of the Texas Gang Association.  

He is dedicated to working with his players to reach their maximum potential and successfully creating opportunities for exposure to college coaches. Coach Nate utilizes basketball as a vehicle to work with student athletes to help keep them on positive pathways. Teaching the importance of integrity, the value of hard work, and respect for others. 

He has blended his professional law enforcement experience with his passion for basketball to create one of the most reputable select basketball programs in the DFW area.