F.A.C.E.S.: Mission Statement!

Mission Statement:
Future Athletes Connecting Education and Sports, Inc. (F.A.C.E.S.) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to serve the academic, physical education and youth development needs of NJ youth through the sport of basketball, with structured programs and services to instill leadership, discipline, pride, character development and educational growth.

About the President:
Robert Cole, founder and President, is a former Orange High School graduate. He held many titles during his athletic years, such as First team All-State, First team All-County and player of the year for Essex County in 1979, as well as holding the following records in basketball: scoring, assists, and steals at Long Island University. Robert Cole's goal is to provide success-building skills for the youth of Union, Essex and the other surrounding communities in which he grew up.


Program Description:
F.A.C.E.S. offers youth across the state of New Jersey the opportunity to receive supplemental academic support and athletic training offered by a dedicated team of community educators, athletes, parents, and volunteers.The F.A.C.E.S. program offers comprehensive, innovative, and best practice programs in sports, education, and youth development. 

Education Component:
Student athletes are required to attend the scheduled tutoring sessions. The education component supports our mission to fully develop our players on and off the court. Your child may be an honor student that is in the position to assist one of his peers in an area of study that he may require additional help. 
For further information see Mr. Cole.


Age Brackets:
9&Under: Emphasis will be placed on developing fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
10-11&Under: Continuing to provide fundamentals while exposing the children to local and interstate basketball opportunities.
13&Under: Competition focused through local, interstate and national tournaments while maintaining the pure essence of basketball fundamentals.


" You Must Have the Love for the Game and Education "

Do you have the 4 D's?
D
etermination
Desire
Dedication
Discipline