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6’9” Michael Cobbins, 2010, 17u team – with the 2-handed slam!!


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"We Run this State"

Force Basketball - THE TOP "AAU" and longest running and MOST SUCCESSFUL program in the history of the State. Helping kids in the Southwest from NM, AZ, TX, UT, OK and CO for 27 years.

81 former Force players have received division 1 scholarships since working with high school-aged kids in the last 17 years.

Nike Champions - Las Vegas, NV (75 teams)

Nike Final Four - Las Vegas, NV (105 teams)

Reebok Big Time Sweet 16, Las Vegas, NV (308 teams)

Adidas Super 64 Elite 8, Las Vegas, NV (150 teams)

Nike Main Event, Las Vegas, Elite 8

Kansas Jayhawk Invite Elite 8

260 former players have received college scholarships in 17 years!!! 34 former players have gone Pro with 3 at the NBA level. Over $19 million saved in college tuition. You don't have to play on a Nike EYBL or Adidas team to get a scholarship. Our program proves this year after year.

5/12/19 - Champions! 17u Team Force - Phoenix, AZ

5/11/2019 - Force player 6'8", TJ Holyfield signs with Texas Tech. 3rd Force player to play at TT and 7th to play in Big 12.

5/5/2019 SW Salsa Slam Champs!


4/28/19 - GREAT job by Team Force 17u in Dallas, TX going 3-1 and finishing in 3rd place!! Way to go!

4/28/19 - Way to go, Force 6th grade! Champs at the Pit - Home of the Lobos!

1/7/19 - Saddened by the loss of a member of the Force family - Coach Martin Gutierrez. Coach lost his hard-fought battle with cancer. Coach G had a passion for his family, the Force family, and for youth! RIP Martin - we miss you!!!

- 2019


4/1/19 - Congrats to our 6th Grade team for Championship win in AYBL playing up in the 7th Grade division!!! Dedicated to Coach G.


November 2018 - Thanks for the love from Grassroots365. Our 6th grade Force team is ranked #16 in the West Coast and #4 in the Southwest. Great job, boys!!


8/26/18 - 6th Grade Champs! Back to School Tourney.


7/29/18: 2nd Place!! Proud of our 16u Force team. Bigfoot Hoops, Las Vegas, NV - tough loss in Championship game. (Not pictured - Coach Steve Davis)


7/22/18: Good job Force 16u team - 3-1 record in Dallas Great American Shootout.



A member of the Force family is gone too soon! Cliff will be sorely missed! RIP CT


7/15/2018 - Congratulations to Ken Baker of Las Vegas, NV. His winning ticket was drawn to win the NFL Dallas Cowboys package (two game tickets and round-trip airfare for two).


8/9/18 - Congrats to former Force player Montrel Meander for making his NFL Debut with the Cleveland Browns. Proud of you, Trel!

5/21/18 - Congrats to Force player 6'10", 245lbs, Daniel Amigo on doing good work at the NBA Denver Nuggets pre-draft workout. Proud of you, Daniel!



12/19/17 - ESPN Sportscenter Top 10 highlight - Force player TJ Holyfield (Albuquerque, NM - Manzano HS) makes the ESPN SC Top 10 play vs Missouri Tigers of the SEC- this marks the 6th time a Force player makes ESPN's Sportcenter Top 10 play. Go, TJ!!


April 2018: Three Force players picked up 4-year college offers after the first two NCAA live periods in April. Way to go!! Go Force!!


May 16, 2018: Congrats to 6'6", G/SF, Corey Sato on his signing/commitment to D1 UIW in San Antonio - Southland Conference. Proud of you, Corey!


May 9, 2018 --- Dalin Stanford signs with St. Katherine Univ (4 year Univ) in San Marcos, CA. Proud of you, Dalin!

August 2017: Blessed to see every 2017 high school grad Force player playing collegiately at the next level.


July 2017: Proud of our Force 16u team for their final four finish at the Duncanville, TX Great American Shootout!!


5/16/2017 - Congrats to Force player 6'8", Wing, Emmanuel "Manny" Gatkek on his commitment to D1 Sam Houston St. University. Proud of you, Manny!!


March 2017 - Proud of Force player Keouvion "Koop" McCalop who signed with the Harlem Globetrotters!!!


Congrats to 2018 Force player 6'8", 235lbs, PF, Marlon Cunningham on his commitment to Texas St. Univ.


May 2016 - EXTREMELY Proud of former Force player 6'5", 250lbs, TE, MJ McFarland on signing with the NFL Philadelphia Eagles. Proud of you, MJ!! What a great example of a young man with great integrity and character!!


10/2015 - Proud of Force players 6'9", Forward, Michael Cobbins on signing with the OKC Thunder and 6'11", Mike Holyfield on signing with the Memphis Grizzlies.



2015 - Proud of our 17u and 16u teams for competing in Vegas in the Fab48. Both teams earned the #1 seed spot in pool play. Our 14u team made the Final Four at the Bigfoot Las Vegas Classic. Way to go, everyone!!!


RECORD NUMBER!! This 2014-2015 college basketball season NM Force has a record number, 17 former players, at the D1 level. This is the highest in our history after having 14 last season!


CHAMPIONS!!! Congrats to our 17u team, players and coaches, for the excellent work at the Duncanville, TX GASO 4/24 - 4/26/15. Our boys came home with the Silver bracket Championship!!! Proud of our guys!


"Doing More with Less"

Tuition Savings (Money in the Bank)

As a result of Force players receiving scholarships, players have saved over $19 million in college tuition.

We are the premier spring and summer NM AAU basketball program.


Breakdown of Force D1 players by State:

New Mexico - 57, Texas - 27, Arizona - 5, Colorado - 1

Breakdown of Force D2/NAIA/JuCo players by State:

New Mexico - 121, Texas - 46, Colorado - 3, Arizona - 6


Nov. 2013 - Force player, 6'5", Mike Craig (So. Miss) makes ESPN Sportcenter's Top 10 plays for the 2nd time this season (picture below against #3 ranked Louisville)!


"In the NBA/Pros"

Bryce Hill - China; Ray Turner (TX A&M) - Australia, Brandon Garrett(Murray St.) - Spain, Xavier Blount (Montana St.) - Australia/PBL Express; Chad Adams(UNM) - ABA, Mike Pinson - Mexico; Ivan Macias - Mexico; Mike Craig - NBA D-league - Reno; Michael Cobbins NBA - OKC Thunder; Michael Holyfield NBA - Grizzlies; Bryce Alford - NBA OKC Thunder; Terrel de Rouen - China; Keouvion "Koop" McCalop - El Salvador; John Dawson - NBA G-League - Greensboro; Carlos Galvan - Mexico; MJ McFarland NFL - Philadelphia Eagles/Dallas Cowboys; Cullen Neal - Poland; Jesse Lopez - Mexico; Montrel Meander - NFL Cleveland Browns - NOW with the Oakland Raiders; Daniel Amigo - Hungary; Daniel Hernandez - Mexico (Daniel became the 34th Pro)

Jaden Isler (signed LOI Charleston Southern/played McMurry Univ) - Israel; Jesus Delgado (UT Pan Am) - Mexico; Cliff Tucker (Maryland) - Mexico/NBA D-league team affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets; Stefan Mirabal (ENMU) - Belarus; Ethan Kennedy (Coppin St) - Australia; Roman Martinez (UNM) - Mexico/Spain; Mike Dominguez (FIU/Mesa St.) - Mexico; Roman Andrade (NMHU) - Mexico; "Gordo" Castillo (NMSU) - Mexico; Brian Linthicum (Michigan St) - NY Jets; Eric Kibi (UALR) Canada/Germany; Daniel Faris (UNM) - Lebanon; Mark Walters (UNM) - NBDL T-Birds. Great job to all!!!

Thank you to ALL NM Force coaches, past and present!! Those currently coaching continue to do a great job for the Force program - keep up the legacy and the great work! Truly the premier program!

Play for Force a program with a proven track record!!

2013 - NM Force player 6'11", 270lbs, Mike Holyfield (Sam Houston St.) with the big block


6'9, Mike Cobbins (Oklahoma St.) throwing it down!! Jan 2012

6'9", #20, Mike Cobbins (Oklahoma St. Univ) battling in the Big 12 vs another NM Force player, #13, Luke Adams (Texas Tech Univ)


Ray Turner (TX A&M Univ.) with the block vs Washington Huskies - 2010










































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