Kyle Rose made big decision this summer, transferring from Rock Creek Academy to Eleanor Roosevelt. The 6-foot-4 guard feels the move to Roosevelt forced him to make a lot of adjustments.
“I had to change the way I carry myself in the classroom,” Rose said. “I did struggle, but I’m fine now.”
As far as basketball concerns, he’s fitting in quite comfortable with his AAU teammates Cameron Brown and Isaiah Gross.
Over the summer, Rose played for The District Basketball Club with Brown and Gross. Every summer these three guys compete at the highest level in AAU, which has led to scholarship offers for each of them.
“Playing with Cam and Zay on the circuit was fun,” Rose said. “Those two are my bros so we are constantly pushing each other to get us better. It’s going to help [me] at Roosevelt because we can show what having team chemistry does.”
Brown is committed to William & Mary, while Gross has offers from Shepherd, Ganon, Concordia, Chestnut Hill, and North Carolina A&T.
Rose has multiple Division I offers from Bryant, Rider, UMass-Lowell and Howard. Wagner, New Hampshire and North Alabama also has been in contact with Rose.
Rose has developed a strong relationship with Raiders’ Head Coach Brendan O’Connell and respects the success he has had over the years.
“Coach O’Connell is a wonderful coach hands down,” Rose said. “I knew that he loves to coach kids and make them better and wants to take their game to the next level.”
“I noticed he is a numbers guy,” Rose continued. “And focuses on the little things but with all that being said I can’t wait to be a Roosevelt jersey.”