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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, T-Shirt, Full SweatSuit, Gym Sack, Hidden Gems Socks(2 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

2017 COACHING STAFF:
17u ISG-HG Coach: Jason Brown &
17u Black Coach: Jason Mclaughlin 
17u Orange Coach: Quintin Aden &
17u White Coach:  ? &
16u ISG-HG Coach: Ed Thompson &
16u Black Coach:  Matt Selby &
16u Orange Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro
16u White Coach:  Jeremiah Wilson & Desmond Williams
15u ISG-HG Coach: Justin Brown &
15u Black Coach: Rob Matthews &
15u Orange Coach: Scott Finamore &
15u White Coach: Cameron & Brett Lawrence

Shooting Coach: Jerry Shumate
Special Advisor: Dave Gump

PRACTICE SITES:
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd
Hannah Ashton Middle School - 1482 Jackson St 
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:
17u ISG-HG = Columbus St
17u Black = 
17u Orange =  
17u White =  
16u ISG-HG = Columbus St
16u Black =  
16u Orange =  
16u White =   
15u ISG-HG = Columbus St
15u Black =
15u Orange =
15u White =

17U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = 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:
TBD

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
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER: 
Logan Swackhammer - 6'2/PG Chillicothe Unioto 4.3GPA
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4926914/logan-swackhammer 
Eric Mclaughlin - 6'6/G-F Lynchburg-Clay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVvbAJU8kp8
Stanley Williams - 6'8/PF-C Eastmoor
Nate Ward - 6'6/G-F Gahanna Lincoln
Jay Shumate - 6'6/G-F Newark
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 
Stephan Williams - 6'8/C Eastmoor
Caiden Landis - 6'6/F Logan
TBD

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:
Brandon Kennedy - 6'2/G Chillicothe Unioto 4.1GPA/28ACT OFFERS: Concord
* CJ Penha - 6'6/F Harvest Prep
Carson Carter - 6'4/F-G Johnstown
Lamonte Powell - 5'8/PG Northland
Wesley Williams - 6'5/F South
6 TBD

17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Nike Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th 
Elite  Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Central Ohio Bball Classic = May 19-21st
All Ohio Pre-Nationals = July 1-3rd
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  


ROSTER:
Sean Tyson - 5'8/PG Centennial 
9 TBD

16U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = 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:
TBD

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
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Cleveland HoopFest = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th  
Buckeye Championships = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Gold Medal Games = May 20-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th 
MYT Summer Sizzler = July 22-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
Caleb Young - 5'11/G Zanesville
Simon Helbig - 6'4/F Westerville Central
Joey Maynard - 6'2/G Hilliard Davidson 
Jwan Lyles - 6'1/G Delaware Hayes
Dominic Cesaro - 5'9/G Centennial
5 TBD

16U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Gale Hoop Classic = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April  28-30th 
Elite Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Gold Medal Games = May 20-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th

ROSTER:
TBD

15U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = 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:
TBD

15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Cleveland HoopFest = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
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:
TBD

15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Nike Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
Tyger Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Gold Medal Games = May 20-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th 
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th

ROSTER:
TBD

15U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Marysville Bball Classic = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
Elite Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Falcon Bball Classic = May 19-21st

HIDDEN GEMS 17U PROSPECTS

Taevion Kinsey - Eastmoor
Tariq Brown - Eastmoor
Jah Bennett - 6'7/C Africentric
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F South
Major Lowe - 5'8/PG Hartley
Elijah ____ -
Jejuan Weatherspoon - Northland
Dishon Daniels - Northland
Dondre Palmer - Pickerington North 
Gabe Towns - Northland
Hafiz Turay - Westerville South
Peyton Hill - Chillicothe Unioto
Faison Tucker - 6'4/G Linden
Michael Jackson Jr - Dayton Ponitz
Skyler Lipinski -  
Luca Mornina - 6'5/F
Lamine Komara - Whetstone
Mike Reeves - Gahanna
Marshall Francisco - Marysville
Zaire Porter - Marion Franklin
Elijah Bishop - Beechcroft
Craig Burt - 6'5/F Centennial
Josh McDaniel - Westerville Central
Sean Jones - Whetstone
Isaiah Hairston - 6'4/F Eastmoor
Bryce Todd - 6'2/G St Charles
Tayvon Davis - 6'3/PF Northland
Alexander Benseler - 6'4/F New Albany
Evan Whitaker - 6'5/PF-C Grove City
Isaiah Cumberland - 6'4/F Gahanna
Collin Barteau - 6'0/G Mt Vernon
Julius Mallory - 5'11/PG Thomas Worthington
Riley Peters - /G Grove City Christian
Nic Miller - 6'2/F Central Crossing
Jack Dawson - _'_/_ New Albany
Noah Brechbuler - 5'11/G Dublin Scioto

HIDDEN GEMS 16U PROSPECTS

Ben Wight - Thomas Worthington
Ben Fort - Reynoldsburg
Kyler Block - Thomas Worthington
Kimani Washington -
Kayin Derden - DeSales
Will Mfum - Northland
Josh Corbin - Gahanna
Terin Kinsway - Delaware Hayes
CJ Karsatos - Upper Arlington
Danny Karsatos - Upper Arlington
Kezion Brown - East
Alex Smith - Amanda Clearcreek
Damontae Bailey - Dayton Ponitz
Mike Deveraux - 6'5 Central Crossing
Selasie Seshie - Independence

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 
Owen Hazelbaker - 6'4/PF Johnstown
Jack Clement - 5'10/PG Bellefontaine
EJ Thompson - 5'6/PG Harvest Prep
Cade Canter - 6'4/PF Ready
Sheridan O'Neal - 6'3/F Lima Shawnee
Nakhi Taylor - 6'1/F-G Groveport
Antonio Green - 5'8/PG Pickerington Central
Nolan Robson - 6'4/F Ben Logan
Myles Martinez - 6'5/PF-C Centennial 
Gicobi Massey - 6'1/G Eastmoor

Caleb Young - 5'11/G Zanesville
Cobe Curry - 6'3/F-G Zanesville
Joe Fadley - 6'5/PF-C Hilliard Bradley
Seth Payton - 6'3/C Watterson
Zach Mayer - 6'1/F Hilliard Davidson

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 -

Desi Williams - 5'11 Patriot Prep
Devin Jenkins

HIDDEN GEMS 15U PROSPECTS

Jaden Alredge - Whetstone
Julian _____ - Eastmoor
Talik Lee - East
Max Mollmann - Upper Arlington
Gage Keyes - Hilliard Davidson
Matt Allocco - Hilliard Bradley
Tahliek Walker - Pickerington North
Dominic Farley - West
Trevell Adams - South
Nate Griggs - Delaware Hayes
Addison Harvey - Delaware Hayes
___ Simpson - Pickerington Central
Josh Righter - Licking Heights
Caleb Wallis -
Pitt -
Ben Judd
Braden Holbrook

Dawitt _____ - 6'_/PF-C _________
Chris Benseler - 6'1/F New Albany
Devon Miller - 6'1/PF Pleasantview
Eli Burkey - 5'_/G St Catherine
Colby Rankin - 5'_/PG Gahanna
Louie Cook - 6'_/G-F Newark
Jayden Woods - 6'_/G-F Newark
Jaiden Davis - 6'2/PF Gahanna

Jacob Cash - 6'3
Lee Sims - 5'_/G
Logan Green -
Mike Bruzzese -
Colby Ross
Dylan Kaylor
Jake Lawbon
Bilal Sow - 6'_/PF-C Canal Winchester
Andrew Grubbs - 6'_/F
Kaden Lamarr -
Tori Turner

Jarrett Vallery - 5'9/F Madison Plains
Bryce Lawrence - 5'5/G Oakstone Academy
Derek Hackett - 5'6/PG Grove City  
Chris Ernst - 5'8/F Madison Plains 
Bryce Grimm - 6'2/C Southeastern
Austin Schaub - New Albany
Zack Stevens - 6'1/C Delaware
Jacob Akers - 5'10/F Bloom Carroll
Cameron Kates - 5'8/G-F, Dominion
Damian Davis - 5'6/G Bexley
Arthur Cox - 5'9/F Hilliard

Zach Miles - 6'4/F Canal Winchester
Lucas Grandon - 6'0/F Jackson
Nick Finamore - 5'6/F Jackson
Cody Jarvis - 5'11/F Lakewood
Austin Bowman - 5'2/G Lakewood
Adam Benschoter - 5'11/F Teays Valley
Jacob Baker - 5'2/G Waggoner
Jonathan Isahac - 5'11/F
* Shaydon Baker - 5'6/G Worthington

Eldon Boateng

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