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.
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 AAUSTAFF
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
2018 COACHING STAFF: 17u/11th Grade Black Coach: Ed Thompson 17u/11th Grade Orange Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro 17u/11th Grade White Coach: Matt Selby 17u/11th Grade Grey Coach: ? 16u/10th Grade Black Coach: Justin Brown 16u/10th Grade Orange Coach: Greg Gantt 16u/10th Grade White Coach: ? 15u/9th Grade Black Coach: Brian Budd 15u/9th Grade Orange Coach: ? 15u/9th Grade White Coach: ? 15u/9th Grade Grey Coach: ? Shooting Coach: Jerry Shumate
PRACTICE SITES: Hannah Ashton Middle School - 1482 Jackson St Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd(April 18th thru end of May) 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
Ben Wight - 6'8/PF-C Thomas Worthington Jack Clement - 5'10/PG Bellefontaine Damontae Bailey - Dayton Ponitz Perris Wright - West Carrollton 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
* Cobe Curry - 6'3/G-F Zanesville * Bailey Francis - 6'3/F Bloom Carroll * Jwan Lyles - 6'1/G Delaware Hayes * Kaleb Young - 6'1/PG Zanesville * Joey Maynard - 6'2/G Hilliard Davidson * Charlie Mamlin - 6'2/G-F Thomas Worthington * Josiah Ezirim - 6'6/C Hilliard Davidson * Blaise Tayese - 6'3/F Washington Court House * Anthony Kessler - 6'3/F Marysville * Dominic Cesaro - 5'9/G Centennial * Zach Sawyer - 5'11/PG Watterson
* Ryan Heuser - 6'2/G Hartley * Owen Hazelbaker - 6'6/F Johnstown * Will King - 6'6/F New Albany * Brody Lawhun - 6'0/G Big Walnut * Parker Selby - 5'10/G New Albany * Payton Collins - 6'6/F Hartley * Jordan Koebel - 6'1/G Big Walnut * Myles Martinez - 6'7/F Centennial * Bryce Small - 6'1/G Watkins Ethan Sterns - 6'1/G Watkins
* Joe Fadley - 6'6/F Hilliard Bradley * Devin Jenkins - Gahanna Lincoln * Destin Hairston - Walnut Ridge * Jonny Wong - New Albany * Christian Browning - Olentangy * Delavontae Jackson - Home * Michael Deveraux - 6'5/F Central Crossing * Evan Leland - 6'3/F-G Northside Christian * Quinten Johnson - Briggs
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
* Logan Green - 5'10/G Central Crossing * Dan Lee - 5'10/G Dublin Jerome * Matt Sayer - 6'3/F Johnstown * Mickey Martinez - 6'1/F Westland * 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 * Chase Poston - 6'1 Fairfield Union * Cameron Kates - 5'10/G Centennial Zack Mansaray - 5'4/G Thomas Worthington
* 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 * Nick Finamore - 5'9/G Grove City * Jacob Combs - 5'7 Grove City Christian * Jake Lawhun - 5'11/G Grove City * Cam Donahoe - 5'9/G Grove City Christian * Anthony Patterson -
* 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
* Ben Judd - 6'_/G-F John Glenn * Mason Curry - 5'_/G Briggs * Christian Pearce - _'_/_ Groveport * Lance Sawyers - _"_/_ Heath * Tyler Kitchen - 6'2/G-F Teays Valley * Winter Vucsko - 6'_/F Olentangy * Jeff Beck - 5'10 Thomas Worthington * Blake Gardner - 6'1 Worthington Kilbourne * Tatenda Kanyongo - 6'1 Northside Christian * Arthur Cox - _'_/_ Hilliard Darby
Noah Grayem Garrison Budd Darius Parham Zakai Alexander Charlie DeLuca Nash Hostetler Vaughn Armour Will Cordle Isaiah Hazelwood Andrew Bettendorf
* Jalen Gilbert * Isaac Settles * Mehki Jarrett * Christian Duniver * Colt Dennis * Caleb McCleskey * Deon Thorpe * Owen Mullins Tyreek Gunnell Taemarr Gunnell
* Kyler Caldwell * Keenan Johnston * Lando Gilchrist * AJ Farmer * Jalyn Snow * Cael Dent * Tyler Reilly * Kyle Gramlich * Lamin Touray * James Crenshaw