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HIDDEN GEMS AAU

Hidden Gems AAU will provide a competitive schedule that will include most the big name tournaments in Ohio and surrounding states. Top teams will travel to AAU D1 Nationals in Louisville as well.

A respectable coaching staff is in place full of Varsity Level H.S. Coaches from successful programs within Central Ohio. Many of the coaches have played College and Professional Basketball, which allows them to teach from first-hand experiences.

Also our Academic Advisor will be available for summer ACT/SAT Preparation and subject-specific assistance.

All sales are final with no refunds as we provide and expect 100% loyalty on both sides as we move toward our common goals of exposure & improvement.

Half Price Hidden Gems College Placement and guaranteed invite & discount into the Hidden Gems Showcases are added bonuses to all involved players within the organization.

Hidden Gems offers this competitive schedule at a low cost per player that depends on which team you play on in the organization. Teams range from $300-$700 per player. ALL Payments are made to the P.O. Box or online here: http://www.leaguelineup.com/forms.asp?cmenuid=16&url=hiddengems&sid=1022755010

Travel: Teams will be responsible for room fees for coaches who do not have a child on the team.

AAU Gear Package: 5-12 Top Quality Tourneys, 2 Practices per week, 1 Reversible Uniform, 2 T-Shirts, Hoodie, Shooting Shirt, Gym Bag + 35% off Team Shoe Options.  

HIDDEN GEMS AAU STAFF

DIRECTORS:
AAU Program Director: Lucius Jones
AAU Program Vice President: Kevin Brooks
Director of Basketball Operations: Marvin King
H.S. Director: Justin Brown
Grade School Director: Ed Thompson
Director of Compliance: Chris Blakely
Director of Recruiting: Kevin Brooks
Director of Quality Assurance: Jeff Davis
Asst Director of Quality Assurance: Kyrem Massey
Special Advisory Executive Director: Victor Dandridge
Special Advisor: Dave Gump

PRACTICE & COACHING INFORMATION

2017 COACHING STAFF:
17u/11th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Jason Brown &
17u/11th Grade Black Coach: Jason Mclaughlin 
17u/11th Grade Orange Coach: Quintin Aden &
17u/11th Grade White Coach: Greg Gantt &
16u/10th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Ed Thompson &
16u/10th Grade Black Coach:  Matt Selby &
16u/10th Grade NW Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro
16u/10th Grade Orange Coach: Steve Whiteman &
15u/9th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Justin Brown &
15u/9th Grade Black Coach: Rob Matthews &
15u/9th Grade Orange Coach: Scott Finamore & Marcus Donohoe
15u/9th Grade White Coach: Cameron & Brett Lawrence
15u/9th Grade Grey Coach: Grant Dierksheide &
Shooting Coach: Jerry Shumate

PRACTICE SITES:
Hannah Ashton Middle School - 1482 Jackson St(March 13th-April 13th) 
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd(April 14th on)
Run The Race Ctr - 880 S. Wayne Ave
Centennial High School - 1441 Bethel Rd
Indian Mound Rec Ctr - 3901 Parsons Ave
Dublin Jerome High School - 8300 Hyland Croy Rd
Columbus State CC - 550 E. Spring St

PRACTICE SCHEDULE(starting March 13th Week):
17u ISG-HG = Columbus St
17u Black = Indian Mound Rec/Sat 12-2p + 3/27 & 4/3 = Willis Rec/6-730p Ct.#1 + 3/30 = Big Run Rec/6-730p Ct.#1
17u Orange = Indian Mound Rec/Sat 12-2p + 3/27 & 4/3 = Willis Rec/6-730p Ct.#1 + 3/25 & 3/30 = Big Run Rec/6-730p Ct.#1
17u White = Hannah Ashton MS - Tues 6-730p & Dodge Rec Ctr - Wed 545-715p
16u ISG-HG = Columbus St
16u Black = Hannah Ashton MS - Tues & Thurs 730-9p
16u NW = Centennial H.S.  
16u Orange = Run The Race Ctr - Wed 8-930p & Thurs 630-8p + 3/30 = Big Run Rec 6-730p Ct.#3
15u ISG-HG = Columbus St
15u Black = Hannah Ashton MS - Mon 730-9p & Wed 6-730p
15u Orange = Run The Race Ctr/Mon 8-930p + Dodge Rec Ctr/Wed 715-845p + 4/3 = Willis Rec 730-9p Ct.#1
15u White = Run The Race Ctr/Mon 8-930p + Dodge Rec Ctr/Wed 715-845p + 3/27 = Willis Rec 730-9p Ct.#1
15u Grey = Hannah Ashton MS - Mon & Wed 6-730p

17U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
Nike Spring Showdown = April 21-23rd 
Under Armour Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Nike Peach Invitational = July 14-16th
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
Taevion Kinsey - 6'4/G Eastmoor OFFERS: Stonybrook  
Jaidon Woodley - 6'5/F Maumee Valley  
Gabe Towns - 6'7/F Northland
Caleb Kynard - 6'1/G Maumee Valley
Jah Bennett - 6'7/C Africentric
Faison Tucker - 6'4/F Linden
Randy Olverson - 5'8/G Gahanna Lincoln
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F South
Elijah Thurston - 6'1/G Reynoldsburg 
Major Lowe - 5'8/PG Hartley 

17U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Circle City Shootout = April 21-23rd
Under Armor Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece RunNSlam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
Chicago Summer Jam = July 14-16th 
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
Adidas Summer Championship = July 26-30th

ROSTER: 
* Jejuan Weatherspoon - 6'4/G Northland OFFERS: Stonybrook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xV15zEQnhA
* Logan Swackhammer - 6'2/PG Chillicothe Unioto 4.3GPA OFFERS - Saint Leo, Urbana:
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4926914/logan-swackhammer 
* Eric Mclaughlin - 6'6/G-F Lynchburg-Clay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVvbAJU8kp8
* Nate Ward - 6'6/G-F Gahanna Lincoln
http://www.hudl.com/profile/4987801/nate-ward
Jaedyn Carter - 6'0/PG Thomas Worthington 2.7GPA OFFERS - Wright St-Lake:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t4-7gwnQyE
Mike Woods - 6'4/G-F Central Crossing 
Caiden Landis - 6'6/PF Logan
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/4933832/58a8fdfb02b1c6163c853a9c 
Bryce Dameron - 6'9/C
TBD POST or FORWARD

17U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Cleveland HoopFest = April 21-23rd
Kentucky JamFest = April 28-30th 
Elite Basketball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
Chicago Summer Jam = July 14-16th 
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
Lucas Thompson - 6'5/F Fairfield Union 3.4GPA/18ACT
Craig Burt - 6'5/F Centennial
Lamonte Powell - 5'8/PG Northland
* Wesley Williams - 6'6/F South
* Luke Sawyers - 6'4/F Heath 3.9GPA
Sean Tyson - 5'9/PG Centennial
Nick Pickrell -
3 TBD

17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Nike Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
OSP Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Nike All Ohio Pre-Nationals = July 1-3rd
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
TBD = July 14-16th
TBD = July 21-23rd
TBD = July 28-30th


ROSTER:
* Danyel Harris - 6'6/F Reynoldsburg
* Caleb Collins - 6'0 Fairfield Christian
* Jah Simmons - 5'_/G 
Preston Streator - 6'4/F Dublin Jerome
Tyrike Prentiss - 6'_/F CAHS
Jack Dawson - 5'11/G New Albany
Solomon Mohammed - _'_/_ East
Norian Lindsay - 5'8/PG Mansfield Sr
Khalil Clark - 5'9/PG East
2 TBD

16U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
Nike Spring Showdown = April 21-23rd 
Under Armour Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Nike Peach Invitational = July 14-16th
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
Jack Clement - 5'10/PG Bellefontaine
Ben Wight - 6'6/PF-C Thomas Worthington 
Sheridan O'Neal - 6'3/F Lima Shawnee
Nakhi Taylor - 6'1/F-G Groveport
Gicobi Massey - 6'1/G Eastmoor
EJ Thompson - 5'8/PG Harvest Prep
Antonio Green - 5'8/PG Pickerington Central
Damontae Bailey - Dayton Ponitz
Perris Wright - West Carrollton
Eric Middlebrook - Dayton Thurgood Marshall
TBD POST

 

16U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Circle City Shootout = April 21-23rd
Kentucky JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece RunNSlam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
* Ryan Heuser
* Owen Hazelbaker
* Will King
* Brody Lawhun
* Parker Selby
Jordan Koebel
Myles Martinez
Ethan Sterns
* Peyton Collins
Bryce Small

16U N.W.

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
National Club Challenge = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Buckeye Championships = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Central Ohio Bball Classic = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th 
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
* Anthony Kessler - 6'3/F Marysville
* Joey Maynard - 6'2/G Hilliard Davidson 
* Dominic Cesaro - 5'9/G Centennial
Caleb Young - 5'11/PG Zanesville
* Cobe Curry - 6'3/G-F Zanesville
* Bailey Francis - 6'3/F Bloom Carroll
Blaise Tayese - 6'3/F Canal Winchester 
* Jwan Lyles - 6'1/G Delaware Hayes
* Zach Sawyer - 5'11/PG Watterson
* Charlie Mamlin - 6'2/G-F Thomas Worthington
Josiah Ezirim - 6'6/C Hilliard Davidson 

16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Nike Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Elite Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Super 16 = May 19-21st
All Ohio Pre-Nationals = July 1-3rd
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  


ROSTER:
* Joe Fadley - 6'6/F Hilliard Bradley
Michael Deveraux - 6'5/F Central Crossing
Evan Leland - 6'3/F-G Northside Christian
Devin Jenkins - Gahanna Lincoln 
Quinten Johnson - Briggs 
Destin Hairston - Walnut Ridge 
Jonny Wong - New Albany
Delavontae Jackson - Home 
* Christian Browning - Olentangy
Jaidon Billingsley - Liberty Union

15U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
Nike Spring Showdown = April 21-23rd 
Under Armour Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Nike Peach Invitational = July 14-16th
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
Jaden Alredge - 6'6/PF Whetstone
Tahliek Walker - 5'11/G Pickerington North
Max Buckley - 5'10/G-F Upper Arlington
Trevell Adams - 5'10/G South
Andrew Grubbs - 6'4/F Briggs
Jacob Cash - 6'4/F Briggs
Julian Binford - 5'9/PG Eastmoor
Cali Davis - 5'10/G Africentric
Kieron Fleming - 5'11/G Eastmoor
TBD POST or FORWARD

15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Cleveland HoopFest = April 21-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Spiece RunNSlam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Central Ohio Bball Classic = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
MYT Summer Slam = July 15-16th 
Nike Summer Championships = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
* Logan Green - 5'10/G Central Crossing
* Dan Lee - 5'10/G Dublin Jerome 
* Matt Sayer - 6'3/F Johnstown
* Devon Miller - 6'1/PF Pleasantview 
* Tabias Thompson - 5'10/G Marion Harding
Tori Turner - 5'7/G Pickerington Central
Jared Mclean - 6'2/F Pickerington Central
Cameron Kates - 5'10/G Centennial
Mickey Martinez - 6'1/F Westland  
Tatenda Kanyongo - 6'1 Northside Christian
Zack Mansaray - 5'4/G Thomas Worthington

15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Nike Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Tyger Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Midwest Classic = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th 
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th

ROSTER:
* Keegan Schaub - 5'10/G New Albany
* Adam Benschoter - 6'2/F Teays Valley
* Jarrod Beach - 5'11/G Ottawa Glandorf
* Noah Utrip - 6'6/C Ottawa Glandorf
Cam Donahoe - 5'9/G Grove City Christian 
* Nick Finamore - 5'9/G Grove City
* Jacob Combs - 5'7 Grove City Christian
Jake Lawhun - 5'11/G Grove City
Taeveon Ruffin - 6'3/F Canal Winchester
Spencer Bills - 6'4/F Mt Vernon
Connor Fisher - 6'0/G Mt Vernon


15U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Gale Hoop Classic = April 21-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Dayton Metro Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Central Ohio Classic = May 19-21st
Kings Island Classic = May 26-28th

ROSTER:
* Derek Hackett, Grove City
* Domenic Farley, West High School
* Logan Vincent, Logan
* Bryce Lawrence - Worthington Christian
Kyle Johnson, Liberty Union
Steven Spayde, Worthington Christian
Lucas Crawford, Unioto
Samir Shields, St. Charles
CJ Brown, Thomas Worthington
Orlando Pratt, West High School

15U GREY

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Ohio Storm Classic = April 21-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
OSP Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Falcon Bball Classic = May 19-21st

ROSTER:
* Ben Judd - 6'_/G-F John Glenn
Winter Vucsko - 6'_/F Olentangy
* Mason Curry - 5'_/G Briggs 
Arthur Cox - _'_/_ Hilliard Darby 
* Christian Pearce - _'_/_ Groveport
* Lance Sawyers - _"_/_ Heath
* Tyler Kitchen - 6'2/G-F Teays Valley
Jeff Beck - 5'10 Thomas Worthington
2 TBD

ROOSTERS