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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 Nationals in Florida 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. As always with any Hidden Gems endeavor, "Exposure & Improvement" will be a priority.

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. Payments can be made to the P.O. Box or online here: http://www.leaguelineup.com/forms.asp?cmenuid=16&url=hiddengems&sid=1022755010

Travel: Red Roof Inn is the Hidden Gems Basketball Hotel. Players & Parents all save 15% per room. Coaches rooms will be paid for by Hidden Gems for full teams that choose to stay in their team hotel. Teams that choose to stay in any other hotel will be responsible for 50-100% of the room fees for coaches.

Hidden Gems AAU teams will be given: 4-12 Top Quality Tourneys, 1-2 Practices per week, Under Armour Reversible Uniform, 3 T-Shirts(1 for Player & 2 for Parents), Small Duffel Bag, Sling/BackPack, Gym Sack, Hidden Gems Socks(2-3 Pair), + 35% off Team Shoe Options.  

HIDDEN GEMS AAU STAFF

DIRECTORS:
AAU Program Director: Lucius Jones
AAU Program Vice President: Kevin Brooks
H.S. Director: Justin Brown
Grade School Director: Ed Thompson
Director of Compliance: Chris Blakely
Director of Recruiting: Kevin Brooks
V.P. of Recruiting: Jeff Davis
Director of Quality Assurance: Marvin King
Special Advisory Executive Director: Victor Dandridge

PRACTICE & COACHING INFORMATION

2015 COACHING STAFF:
17u Black Coach: Eric Pothoven, Kevin Brooks, Nick Tillman
17u Orange Coach: Leonard "Butch" Henderson & John Davis
17u White Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro
17u Grey Coach: James Bourget, McShan Smith, Tom Miles
17u Silver Coach: Rob Matthews & Jerry Shumate
17u Navy Coach: Bill Little & Tom Kahler
16u Black Coach:  Chris Joseph & __________
16u Orange Coach: Joe Dennison & _________
16u White Coach: Mwana Parham
16u Grey Coach: Craig Shoemaker & Rod Matlock
15u Black Coach: Jason Brown & Eric Locklear
15u Orange Coach: Monte Ward 

Shooting Coach: Jerry Shumate
Post Play Coach: Clay McGowen 
Special Advisor: Dave Gump

PRACTICE SITES:
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd
J. Ashburn Youth Center - 85 Clarendon Ave
Sawyer Recreation Center - 1056 Atcheson St 
Centennial High School -

PRACTICE SCHEDULE(Thursday, July 2nd thru Tuesday, July 21st at J.Ashburn Yth Ctr):
17u Black = Tues 630-8p 
17u Orange = Thurs 630-8p
17u White = Thurs 8p-930p
17u Grey = Tues 8-930p
16u Orange = Tues 630-8p
16u White =   Thurs 630-8p
16u Grey = Thurs 8-930p
15u Black = Tues 8-930p

HIDDEN GEMS 17U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-2, Final 4
Circle City = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
National Club Challenge = 5-1, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
King James = 2-3, Final 4 Silver
RunNSlam = 2-2, Pool Champion
Adidas May Classic = 5-1, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION(Silver)
Nike Super 16 = 2-2
States/National Qualifier = 2-2(26-13), AAU States 5th Place Finish 
Adidas Invitational = July 8-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Louisville D1 Nationals = July 21-26th

ROSTER:
* Onno Steger - 6'5/G-F Upper Arlington 3.3GPA/23ACT OFFERS: Western Carolina(NCAA D1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn-kpHcokBM&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop
* Matt Weir - 5'11/PG John Glenn 3.7GPA/20ACT = OFFERS: Air Force(NCAA D1), Lake Erie, Urbana
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlhTvnylTdc
* Trey Smith - 6'5/F Delphos Jefferson = AIR FORCE(NCAA D1)
* Max Huber - 6'5/F Hilliard Davidson 3.6GPA/20ACT= OFFERS: Urbana
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3472284/highlights/236327377/v2
* Nick Pothoven - 6'4/G-F Dublin Scioto 3.9GPA/28ACT = OFFERS: Rio Grande
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZTZ_zewIb0&feature=youtu.be
* Tanner Cowgill - 6'6/PF-C Thomas Worthington 3.8GPA/22ACT
* Dawsin Tillman - 6'5/G-F Bellefontaine(2017)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSpW_S1bqjs
* Luke Mayer - 6'8/PF-C Hilliard Davidson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDH0Pey1n_c
Earl Redman - 5'9/PG Whitehall

HIDDEN GEMS 17U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-2
Buckeye Prep Invitational = 4-2, Tournament Runner-Up
National Club Challenge = 3-1, Pool Champion
King James = 2-2
Adidas Fast Break Fest = 2-2
Cardinal Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion, Final 4
Nike Super 16 = 5-2, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION(Silver)
States/National Qualifier = 1-2(22-14)
Adidas Invitational = July 8-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Nick Thompson - 6'7/PF-C Dublin Coffman 4.4GPA/34ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_ojZDhiYF4
* Deonte Henderson - 5'10/PG Toledo Start 3.1GPA/19ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZfcRPmfTGk&feature=youtu.be
* Austin Springer - 6'2/SG Mount Vernon 3.7GPA/23ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7_gUUuEajU
* Coy Kitchen - 6'2/G-F Lancaster 3.2GPA/22ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE9TO0LUQFk
* Mark Milholland - 6'4/F-G Marysville 4.3GPA/29ACT
* Ryan Menapace - 6'5/PF Westerville Central 4.5GPA/28ACT
* Jack Kaufman - 6'2/G-F Gahanna Lincoln 3.5GPA/24ACT
* Cam Logwood - 6'3/G-F Urbana _GPA/18ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiQ9LyXh_yo
* Charles Aden - 6'2/SG Harvest Prep 3.0GPA/_ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqG1D4q__JM
* Antonio McGary - 5'11/PG Hilliard Darby
* Jeremiah Fair-Harris - 5'10/PG Centennial

HIDDEN GEMS 17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
Buckeye Prep Invitational =
(Lancaster)Gale Hoop Classic =
Adidas Hoops Challenge =
Tyger Basketball Challenge = 3-2, Final 4
Cardinal Classic = 3-1
Nike Super 16 =
Tri-Village Classic = ?
MYT Nationals = July 11-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Matt Gierhart - 6'3/F-G Worthington Kilbourne 3.1GPA/24ACT
* Osaretin "Goose" Onaiwu - 6'5/PF Eastmoor 3.5GPA/18ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hadIv1k8XMw
* Dmitri Warner - 5'7/PG Centennial 3.5GPA/26ACT
* Corey Cesaro - 5'8/PG Centennial 3.0GPA/24ACT
* Kamron Block - 6'5/F Thomas Worthington
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_xY9lfDeKo
* Bryce Johnson - 6'4/F-G Pickerington North
* Jack Campbell - 6'3/F Thomas Worthington
Nash Wilson - 6'4/PF Lancaster
TBD
TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 17U GREY

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
Buckeye Prep =
National Club Challenge =
Adidas Hoops Challenge =
Elite Basketball Classic =
Cardinal Classic = 5-0, Pool Champions, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Super 16 = 2-3
Tri-Villiage Classic = 4-1, Pool Champion, Championship Game
MYT Nationals = July 11-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* BJ Hamilton - 6'6/PF-C Pickerington North
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8p62Y3yme8
* Jake Bourget - 5'10/PG Delaware Hayes _GPA/19ACT
* Matt Carpenter - 6'4/F Marysville
* Jaylon Smith - 5'8/G Centennial
* Colton Kashner - 6'10/C New Albany
* Seth Miles - 6'9/C Canal Winchester
* Braden Young - 6'1/G-F New Philadelphia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0zF1-aR7HY&feature=youtu.be 
* Jacob Walker - 5'11/G Olentangy
* Shawn Fullen - 5'9/G Centennial
Chaz Caldwell - 6'1/PF Eastmoor

HIDDEN GEMS 17U NORTHWEST

SCHEDULE:

 

ROSTER:
* Jaden O'Neal- 6-2/PG Lima Shawnee  HS 3.5GPA/28ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fxG_zuNm6Q 
* Ricky Lightner - 5'10/PG Toledo Springfield 2.7GPA/19ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5TDpPyCy6Q&feature=youtu.be
* Sam Hickey- 6-4/SG Toledo Whitmer 3.3GPA/23ACT
https://youtu.be/HV5nv4PL4Kw
* Jalen Daoust- 6-5/F Toledo Central Catholic 3.0GPA/25ACT
* Nick Daman - 6'1/G Napolean 2.9GPA/
https://youtu.be/zH9bc8_kPzA 
* T.J. Munn- 6-5/F Toeldo Bedford 2.4GPA/___ACT
* Brandyn Neal - 6'1/G Lake
* Chance Hawkins - 6-6/F Toledo Scott 2.5GPA/__ACT
* Tyrell Gilchrist - 5-10/PG Westerville North

HIDDEN GEMS 17U SILVER

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
Buckeye Prep =
Capital City HoopFest =
Marion Basketball Challenge =
Elite Bball Classic =
May Day Classic = 4-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Super 16 =
Ohio Varsity Basketball Classic =

ROSTER:
* Osaretin "Goose" Onaiwu - 6'4/PF Eastmoor
* Angelo Moore - 6'3/F Centennial
* Raezel Garrett - 6'0/G-F Olentangy Orange
* Austin Dulaney - 5'7/G Licking Heights
* Divya Sharma - 5'11/F-G Riverdale
* Bhavya Sharma - 5'11/F-G Riverdale
* Hunter Oda - 6'1/G Grove City Christian(Soph)
* Robert Littlejohn - 5'11/G Reynoldsburg(Soph)
* Xavier Slaughter - 5'10/G-F Centennial(Soph)

HIDDEN GEMS 17U NAVY

SCHEDULE:

ROSTER:
Carter Kinnaird
Austin Gossett
Cole Pirwitz
Nick Kahler
Matt Kinnaird
Spencer Mitchell
Anthony Little

HIDDEN GEMS 16U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-0, Pool Champion TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Buckeye Prep Invitational = 7-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION(2 17u Wins, 1 vs 17u  Champ too)
Nike Cup  = 3-2(both to AO RED), Pool Champion, Gold Championship Game
King James = 3-1, Pool Champion
Adidas Fast Break Fest = 4-1, Pool Champion, Gold Championship Game
Nike Super 16 = 3-2, Final 4
Gym Rats Memorial RunNSlam = 2-1(26-7), Pool Champion
Adidas Invitational = July 8-12th
Adidas All-In Classic or Eddie Ford = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne D1 Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Jay Joseph - 6'4/G-F Worthington Christian = Prep Spotlight #5 SG in Ohio 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBMXe4OrlO4
* JJ Cooper - 6'4/F-G Reynoldsburg
* Grant Smith - 6'6/F Hartley
* Justin Carter - 6'3/G-F Newark 
* Jalen Horton - 5'10/PG Pickerington Central
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vubtPxRlcQE&list=PL9018DA5FB5C04385&index=87
* Kyle Burrier - 6'3/G-F Dublin Jerome
* Braden Budd - 6'0/G St Charles
* Tommy McDonald - 6'3/F New Albany
* Jordan Nash - 6'0/G New Albany

HIDDEN GEMS 16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-1, Pool Champion, Final 4
Buckeye Prep Invitational = 2-2, Final 4
Nike Cup = 3-2, Gold Final 4
King James = 5-1, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION(Silver)
RunNSlam = 2-3
Adidas May Classic = 3-2,
Nike Super 16 = 3-3(21-14), Final 4
States/National Qualifier = ?
Adidas Invitational = July 8-12th
Adidas All-In Classic - July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Nick Muszynski - 6'9/PF-C St Charles
* Tavon Brown - 6'6/F St Charles
* Josh Daman - 6'6/F Marysville
* Jake Garrison - 6'4/G-F Westerville South
* Cameron Barron - 6'4/G-F Olentangy Orange
* Hunter Dennison - 5'10/PG Newark 
* Kobe Webber - 5'10/G Newark
TBD POST or FORWARD
TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 16U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-2, Final 4
Buckeye Prep = 2-2, Final 4
National Club Challenge = 2-2
Adidas Hoops Challenge = 3-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold
Elite Basketball Classic = 3-2
Cardinal Classic = 4-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Super 16 = 0-4
States/National Qualifier = 2-3(17-16), Pool Champion, 5th Place Finish
MYT Nationals = July 11-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Nathan Lessing - 6'1/G Fairlawn
* Zion Parham - 6'1/G Eastmoor
* Matthew Zolkin - 6'7/C Westerville South
* Austin Preston - 6'2/G-F Adena
* Connor Dawson - 6'2/G-F Bluffton
* Grant Hartman - 6'4/PF Grandview
* Savon ______ - _'_/G _________
Ryan Alexander - 6'3/G-F Columbus Academy
Alex Kelso - 6'4/PF Zanesville
Caleb Wears - _'_/_ ____________

HIDDEN GEMS 16U GREY

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
Buckeye Prep =
Nike Cup = 1-3
Marion Basketball Challenge = 1-2
Dirty Dozen Classic = 2-1, Pool Champion
Cardinal Classic = 2-1, Pool Champion
Super 16 =
Tri-Villiage Classic = 3-2, Championship Game

ROSTER:
* Clay Shoemaker - 6'2/G Grove City Christian
* Kyle Gillman - 6'4/G-F Pickerington North
* Kyle Matoszkia - 6'5/F Johnstown
* Isaiah Dewberry - 6'4/F Grove City
* Luke Phillips - 6'2/F Pickerington North
* Quenton Caine-Jeffers - 5'11/G Reynoldsburg
* Mitchell Naim - 6'0/G Worthington Christian
* Konner Dorsey - 6'4/PF Dublin Coffman

HIDDEN GEMS 15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-2, Gold Championship Game
Buckeye Prep = 1-2
Nike Cup = 2-3, Silver Championship Game
King James = 0-4
Elite Bball Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion
Cardinal Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion
Nike Super 16 = ?
Cedar Point = ?
MYT Nationals = July 11-12th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
* Itika Wynn - 5'10/PG Mifflin
* Alexander Benseler - 6'3/F New Albany
* Jah Bennett - 6'6/C Africentric
* Dominique Mattox - 6'5/C Hartley
* Caleb Kull - 5'8/G Lancaster
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F Columbus South
Jelani Simmons - 6'1/G Beechcroft
Dashn White - 6'3/F Columbus South
Darius Butler - 6'1/G Reynoldsburg
______ Tucker - _'_/G ________
Lucas _____ - _'_/G _________

HIDDEN GEMS 15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-3
Buckeye Prep = 0-3
Capital City HoopFest = 3-2, Final 4
Marion Basketball Challenge = 4-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Bring Your Game = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4
Eddie Guice Memorial Classic = 0-3
Central Ohio Bball Classic = 3-1(15-13), Pool Champion, Final 4
Cedar Point = ?

ROSTER:
* Ray Walker - 5'10/ Whetstone
* Treauhn Williams 6'3/C Reynoldsburg
* Camron Carter - 5'10/G Miami Trace HS
* Wesley Williams - 5'11/SG Thomas Worthington
* Evan Whitaker 6'4/PF Grove City
* Collin Barteau - 5'11/G Mt Vernon
* Dominic Reiner - 5'10/ Grove City
* Juan Woods - 5'9/G Pickerington Central
* Kaden Daniels - 6'0/ Mt Vernon
* Michael Cochran - 5'9/G Columbus South
* Tariq Green - 6'1/F Columbus South
TJ Castle - 6'1/F Whetstone

Hidden Gems - 2015 15u-17u Prospects

Pierce Mowery - 6'2/G Zane Trace
Steve Whinham - /G Grove City Christian

Carter Grooms - 6'4/F Grove City
Joshua Douglas - 6'1/G Westland
Will Hollingsworth - 5'9/G Olentangy Liberty
Teddy Parsley - 6'0/Soph Granville
Jackson Szabo - 5'10/PG Thomas Worthington

Isaiah Mullens
Jacob Dyson
Nolan Ansara
Braden Donges
Luke Wang TWHS
Seth Karn 6'3
Grant Cross TWHS
Grant Simon
Troy Miller TWHS