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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: 4-12 Top Quality Tourneys, 2 Practices per week, 1 Reversible Uniform, 3 T-Shirts(1 for Player & 2 for Parents), Full SweatSuit, Gym Sack, Hidden Gems Socks(3 Pair), + 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

PRACTICE & COACHING INFORMATION

2016 COACHING STAFF:
17u Black Coach: Chris Joseph & Brian Burrier
17u NorthWest Coach: Kevin Brooks &
17u Orange Coach: Mwana Parham & Craig Shoemaker
17u East Coach: JR Shumate
17u White Coach: Jeff Hartman & ________
16u Black Coach: Jeff Givens & __________
16u Orange Coach: Jason Brown, Eric Locklear, Kyrem Massey
16u White Coach: Quintin Aden
15u Black Coach: Ed Thompson
15u Orange Coach: Rob Matthews, Dan Warner, Tom Helbig, Steve Cesaro
15u White Coach: Matt Selby, Jay Hazelbaker

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
Centennial High School - 1441 Bethel Rd
Westerville North High School - 950 County Line Rd
Columbus South High School - 1160 Ann St
Dublin Jerome High School - 8300 Hyland Croy Rd
Columbus State CC - 550 E. Spring St
AIMS -

PRACTICE SCHEDULE(MAY 31st-JUNE 24th SCHEDULE):
17u Black: Contact Coach
17u Orange: Tuesday, July 5th 6-8p Ct #4 at Willis Rec Ctr 
17u White: 
17u NW: Contact Coach
17u East: Contact Coach
16u Black: 
16u Orange: 
16u White: Wednesday, July 6th 6-8p Ct #2 at Willis Rec Ctr  
15u Black: Contact Coach
15u Orange: Wednesday, July 6th 6-8p Ct #2 at Willis Rec Ctr  
15u White:

HIDDEN GEMS 17U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-2
Nike Cup = 3-1, Pool Champion
Circle City Shootout = 4-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
King James = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold Bracket 
Spiece RunNSlam = 3-1, Pool Champion
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 4-1(21-7), Pool Champion, Final 4
Super 16 =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
Adidas Invitational = July 6-10th
Nike Championship = July 15-17th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th
 
ROSTER:
* Nick Muszynski - 6'11/C St Charles 3.1GPA/27ACT = Prep Spotlight #5C in Ohio, 270Hoops #4 Overall in Central District, TDP #6C in Ohio OFFERS - Wright St, Air Force, Hillsdale:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ewqfpeNXDc
* Jay Joseph - 6'4/F-G Worthington Christian = MT VERNON NAZARENE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om32hhiLYcQ 
* Nathan Lessing - 6'2/G Fairlawn 4.0GPA/24ACT
* Braden Budd - 6'1/G St Charles 3.95GPA/28ACT = 270Hoops #22 Overall in Central District
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p47BNNJMXyc
* Justin Carter - 6'3/G-F Newark 3.0GPA/21ACT = 270Hoops #24 Overall in Central District
* JJ Cooper - 6'5/F Reynoldsburg 3.8GPA/22ACT = 270Hoops
* Josh Daman - 6'6/PF Marysville 3.9GPA/28ACT
* Kyle Burrier - 6'3/G-F Dublin Jerome
* Tommy McDonald - 6'4/F New Albany 3.6GPA/24ACT
* Jordan Nash - 6'0/G New Albany

HIDDEN GEMS 17U NORTHWEST

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-2, Tournament Runner-Up
Nike Cup = 3-1, Pool Champion
Circle City Shootout = 2-2, Final 4 Silver Bracket
Game #2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miMzGQvOsIA&list=PL9018DA5FB5C04385&index=136
King James = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold Bracket
Game #5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFNX2Z4rBDQ&index=137&list=PL9018DA5FB5C04385
Spiece RunNSlam = 3-2
Adidas May Classic = 2-2, Final 4 Silver Bracket
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 5-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Super 16 = 5-2(27-13), SILVER TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tDIlhrDfis
States/National Qualifier = June 3-5th
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
Adidas Invitational = July 6-10th
Orlando D1 Nationals = July 13-18th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER:
* Keshawn Underwood - 6'4/G-F Zanesville 3.3GPA/17ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg08eNcmM2E&index=134&list=PL9018DA5FB5C04385
* Dawsin Tillman - 6'6/G-F Bellefontaine 3.6GPA/23ACT
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/3620099/577472f2ed57ee1d6c4b9e53
* Jake Montgomery - 6'9/PF-C Thomas Worthington 3.4GPA/22ACT = Prep Spotlight #9C in Ohio, 270Hoops #25 Overall in Central District
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEQRN1EtoSc
* Austin Bennett - 6'4/F Westerville North 3.2GPA/23ACT 
* Christian Carter - 6'2/G Thomas Worthington 2.2GPA/18ACT OFFERS - Rio Grande:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1aic7uqjAw
* Corey Wyman - 5'10/PG Westfall 3.5GPA/_ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJz9no3Bcnc&feature=youtu.be 
* Justin Coffey - 5'8/PG Lakewood
Grant Smith - 6'8/PF-C Hartley 3.6GPA/21ACT  

HIDDEN GEMS 17U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Nike Cup = 0-4
Midwest Elite College Showcase = 2-2
Pickerington Classic = 2-1, Pool Champion
Adidas FastBreak Fest = 3-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold Bracket
Cardinal Classic = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION 
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 0-3(17-11)
Super 16 =
States/National Qualifier = June 3-5th
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 9-10th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 15-17th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER:
* Kyle Matoszkia - 6'5/F Johnstown = 270Hoops #33 Overall in Central District
* Ryan Alexander - 6'3/G-F Columbus Academy = 270Hoops #30 Overall in Central District
* Shawn Parker - 6'11/C Dublin Jerome _._GPA/29ACT
* Malik Sammons - 6'3/G-F Westerville North 3.7GPA/27ACT
* Kyle Gillman - 6'5/F-G Pickerington North 3.6GPA/23ACT
* Clay Shoemaker - 6'2/G Grove City Christian 3.0GPA/19ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wXIupBCoMU&feature=youtu.be
* Austin Preston - 6'2/G-F Adena
* Zion Parham - 6'1/G Eastmoor
* Bruelle Thompson - 6'3/F-G South  


HIDDEN GEMS 17U EAST

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-2
Nike Cup = 2-2
Kentucky JamFest = 3-1, Pool Champion
King James = 4-2(11-7), TOURNAMENT CHAMPION Bronze Bracket
Adidas May Classic =
Hidden Gems Gemboree =
Super 16 =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd

ROSTER:
* Jakim Murphy - _'_/G-F Newark
* Cameron Barron - 6'4/F-G Olentangy Orange
* Jake Garrison - 6'4/F Westerville South
* Jay Shumate(Soph) - 6'4/G-F Newark
* Dre Norman - Morgan
* Justin Cork - _'_/G-F Meadowbrook
http://www.ncsasports.org/mens-basketball-recruiting/oh/byesville/meadowbrook-high-school/justin-cork
* Logan Wolverton - _'_/PG Meadowbrook
* Cole Mayle - _'_/_ Morgan
* Daniel Hatfield - 6'3/G-F Northridge
* Jayden Turner - 6'1/G Worth Christian = 270 Hoops #45 Overall in Central District
* Tyler May -

HIDDEN GEMS 17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-3
Nike Cup = 1-3
Gale Hoop Classic = 4-1, D2 TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
Pickerington Classic = 5-0,Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION 
Midwest Shootout = 2-1, Pool Champion
May Day Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion, Final 4
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 2-2
Super 16 = 3-3(21-13), Silver Final 4
Ohio Varsity Classic =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 9-10th

ROSTER:
* Luke Phillips - 6'3/F Canal Winchester 3.8GPA/26ACT
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZalHy65M3pBDE2rfWh2AbQ
* Hunter Oda - 6'1/G Grove City Christian
* Matthew Zolkin - 6'7/C Olentangy Orange
* Grant Hartman - 6'3/F Grandview 4.3GPA/34ACT
* Deshawn Williams - 6'2/G-F Centennial
* Kylen Gilbert - 6'6/PF-C Centennial
* Jalen Garrett - 5'10/PG Dayton Ponitz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry3kXO_UwzE
Munasar Munasar - 6'6/PF-C Westland
VJ McGee - 6'3/F Westland

 

HIDDEN GEMS 16U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Nike Cup = 2-2, Pool Champion
Kentucky Hoopfest = 3-1, Pool Champion
King James = 5-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up Gold Bracket
Championship Game Gold Bracket: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiX7m25iMXw&feature=share 
Spiece RunNSlam = 2-2
Adidas May Classic = 2-2
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 6-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Super 16 = 3-2
States/National Qualifier = 2-2(30-12)
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
Adidas Invitational = July 6-10th
Orlando D1 Nationals = July 13-18th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER:
* Logan Swackhammer - 6'2/PG Chillicothe Unioto 4.0GPA/_ ACT = Prep Spotlight #18G in Ohio, TDP #11 PG in Ohio
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4926914/logan-swackhammer 
* Cameron Brooks-Harris - 6'6/F Lakewood
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiX7m25iMXw&feature=share 
* Colin Woodside - 6'6/PF-C Fairfield Union 3._GPA/_ACT = Prep Spotlight #10C in Ohio
* Mike Woods - 6'4/G-F Central Crossing 270Hoops #40 Overall in Central District
* Craig Burt - 6'5/F Centennial 270Hoops #41 Overall in Central District
* Jaedyn Carter - 5'10/PG Thomas Worthington 270Hoops #30 Overall in Central District
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t4-7gwnQyE
* Isaiah Hairston - 6'4/F Eastmoor = TDP #11 PF in Ohio, 270Hoops #36 Overall in Central District 
* Lucas Thompson - 6'4/F Fairfield Union
* Darby Tyree - 6'7/F Miami Trace
* Brandon Kennedy - 6'1/G Chillicothe Unioto 4.1GPA
* Lamonte Powell - 5'8/PG Northland

HIDDEN GEMS 16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-1, Pool Champion
Wildcat Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion
Circle City Shootout = 2-1, Pool Champion  
King James = 1-3
Spiece RunNSlam = 5-3, Tournament Runner-Up Silver Bracket 
Cardinal Classic = 2-1
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 2-3
Super 16 = 2-3
States/National Qualifier = 0-4(20-20)
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 9-10th
Orlando D1 Nationals = July 13-18th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER: 
* Guy Schmidt - 5'9/PG Grandview Heights
* Alexander Benseler - 6'4/F New Albany
* Bryce Todd - 6'2/G St Charles
* Carson Carter - 6'3/F-G Johnstown
* Gicobi Massey - 6'1/G Eastmoor
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F South
Faison Tucker - 6'4/G Linden
Major Lowe - 5'8/PG Hartley
Grandview  
Alexander Adams - 6'6/F Oregon Cardinal Stritch(July Only)
TBD POST

HIDDEN GEMS 16U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 0-4
Wildcat Classic = 1-2
Gale Hoop Classic = 1-2, Pool Champion
Elite Bball  = 1-3
May Day Classic = 2-2
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 1-2
Midwest Classic = 3-2, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 9-10th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 15-17th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER:
* Collin Barteau - 6'0/G Mt Vernon
* Julius Mallory - 5'11/PG Thomas Worthington
* Jah Bennett - 6'7/C Africentric
* Riley Peters - /G Grove City Christian
* Wesley Williams - 6'4/F-G Thomas Worthington
* Evan Whitaker - 6'5/PF-C Grove City
* Nic Miller - 6'2/F Central Crossing
* Jack Dawson - _'_/_ New Albany
* Noah Brechbuler - 5'11/G Dublin Scioto
* Sean Tyson - 5'8/PG Centennial
* Isaiah Cumberland - 6'_/F ________

HIDDEN GEMS 15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Nike Cup =  2-2, Pool Champion
Kentucky Hoopfest = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold Bracket 
Adidas Challenge = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4 Gold Bracket
Spiece RunNSlam = 3-1(18-5), Pool Champion
Hidden Gems Gemboree = _-_, Tournament Runner-Up
Super 16 =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
Adidas Invitational = July 6-10th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 15-17th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th

ROSTER:
* Treohn Watkins - 5'10/PG South = Prep Spotlight Top 75 Overall in Ohio, 270Hoops #8 Overall in Central District
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cooPAEC4mTs 
* D'Amonte Jones - 6'7/PF-C Linden
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyQoOhnwYw0&feature=youtu.be 
* Jack Clement - 5'10/PG Bellefontaine
* Cade Canter - 6'4/PF Ready
* Nolan Robson - 6'4/F Ben Logan
* EJ Thompson - 5'6/PG Harvest Prep
Myles Martinez - 6'5/PF-C Centennial 
Mario Elmore - 6'3/F Pickerington
Sheridan O'Neal - 6'3/F Lima Shawnee
Nakhi Taylor - 6'1/F-G Groveport
Antonio Green - 5'8/PG Pickerington Central

HIDDEN GEMS 15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-2
Wildcat Classic = 0-3
Midwest Elite College Showcase = 0-4
Marion B-ball Challenge = 3-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Elite Classic = 4-2, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION Shootout Bracket
May Day Classic = 3-2, Tournament Runner-Up
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 0-3
Super 16 =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 9-10th
Nike Championship = July 15-17th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 21-24th


ROSTER:
* Cobe Curry - 6'3/F-G Zanesville
* Joey Maynard - 6'0/G Hilliard Davidson
* Joe Fadley - 6'5/PF-C Hilliard Bradley
* Stanley Lin - 5'_/G _________
* Jwan Lyles - 6'0/G Delaware Hayes
* Seth Payton - 6'3/C Watterson
* Caleb Young - 5'11/G Zanesville
* Simon Helbig - 6'3/F Westerville Central
* Dominic Cesaro - 5'7/G Centennial
* Zach Mayer - 6'1/F Hilliard Davidson
TBD POST

HIDDEN GEMS 15U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
New Albany Classic = 1-2
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-1, Pool Champion, Tournament Runner-Up
Newark Classic = 3-1, Pool Champion
Spiece RunNSlam = 2-2
Hidden Gems Gemboree = 5-0(14-6), Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Super 16 =
Ohio Varsity Classic =
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 2-3rd
MYT Nationals = July 8-10th


ROSTER:
* Owen Hazelbaker - 6'4/PF Johnstown
* Will King - 6'5/PF New Albany
* Caden Calhoun - 5'7/G Johnstown
* Parker Selby - 5'6/PG New Albany
* Mathias Kaylor -
* Peyton Collins -
* Bryce Small - 
* Brody Lawhun -
* Connor Bjerke -
* Andrew Donley -
Joseph Marchionda -
Ethan Sterns -

Lucius Jones- President; Co-Founder