Basketball is and has always been more than a game. The Harlem Globetrotters unite families and spread joy through world-class basketball showmanship. The Globetrotters are charismatic, elite athletes and real-life superheroes who consistently leverage their star power to light up a room, light up a court, light up a venue, light up the competition, light up the community and light up the world. As the Globetrotters build on its wonderful 90+ year storied history, we are seeking outstanding individuals to help elevate the brand to emotionally connect with the next generation of fans.
Globetrotter tryouts are a revered tradition, where aspiring basketball talents get the chance to follow in the footsteps of legendary players who have graced the Harlem Globetrotters' ranks. Here's what to expect:
Our team of recruiters is the best for discovering talent, and if you're here on this web page, you've already nailed the first step. Congrats!
Now's the moment to bring your A-game! Remember, basketball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Curly Neal, and Sweet Lou Dunbar once faced the same tryouts you're gearing up for. So, practice hard and get ready for the ultimate challenge!
It's time to give it your all and brace yourself for the intensity. During this phase, you'll be putting your skills on display and engaging in conversations with our coaches, ensuring that you possess not just the Globetrotter skills, but also the spirit that defines us.
Take a behind the scenes look the Globetrotters tryouts! Zeus and Flip will talk you through how we find the talented players to join our squad! Multiple rookies were signed from this tryout! But as you can tell, it's more than just dunking and shooting. These people are some of the best hoopers in the world!
“I’ve wanted to be a Globetrotter since I was a kid. I’m truly living a dream.”
“This team incorporates everything I love about basketball. Not only to play it, but to entertain, and to give back to the community. I've always dreamed of leaving a positive mark in basketball history, and this is the perfect opportunity to do so.”
“When I was 8 years old I told my mom I would change the world, so being a Harlem Globetrotter gives me a lane to live both my dreams.”