Welcome to the home of the New Jersey Team Heat Sports and Academic Program. The program was founded in 2009 by Joe Owens as a non-profit organization with the purpose of serving the urban community by helping young women excel on and off the court. Sinceits emergence Coach Owens along with his staff has offered tutoring programs, women's health awareness, and academic counseling to a number of young women in the Newark and surrounding community. The program has gained support and sponsorships from Jersey City Ford Motors, Dunkin Donuts, Central Ward Councilman Darin Shariff, Southward Councilman Ras Baraka, Applebees, Newark Collegiate High School, Royal Queens & Kings Social Club, Susan B. Komen Foundation, 107.5 WBLS, Streetz 106, and Next Level Basketball.
On the court NJ TEAM HEAT has participated in many tournaments in New York, Virginia, Chicago, North Carolina, California, Washington and Maryland just to name a few, with the hope of helping female athletes achieve there athletic goals thru ACADEMICS!!!!!