U12 (6th) Maroon
Dewayne Nelson (Head Coach)
DeWayne Nelson is from Baton Rouge , La. He was raised in Falls Church , Virginia and played basketball for J.E.B Stuart High School at the Varsity Level. He also played recreational basketball at George Mason University while working towards his College degree in computer engineering. He currently teaches with Fairfax County Public Schools.
He has coached and trained players in competitive basketball since 2000. He is currently coaching the Fairfax Stars 6th Grade AAU team (2015 Virginia YBOA Champions) and the Annandale Boys and Girls Club County Select Team (2016 Champions). In the past, he has coached in both McLean’s and Arlington ‘s AAU programs. DeWayne has helped mold and shape players of all ages, ranging from Kindergarten to High School. He coaches his sons, JR and Jeremiah, on the Annandale Boys and Girls Club 6th Grade County and 4th Grade House teams respectively. His daughter, Caileigh, played competitively in AAU basketball since 2005. Coach DeWayne coached his daughter’s high school fall league team.
Coach DeWayne strongly believes in hard work and dedication. One of his famous saying is, “Never let anyone out-work you, regardless of skill level”.