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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: Kevin Brooks &
17u Orange Coach: Rob Matthews &
17u White Coach:  Quinten Aden &
16u ISG-HG Coach: Ed Thompson &
16u Black Coach:  Matt Selby &
16u Orange Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro
16u White Coach:  Jeremiah Wilson &
15u ISG-HG Coach: Justin Brown &
15u Black Coach:  Mwana Parham &
15u Orange Coach: Scott Finamore &
15u White Coach: ?

Shooting Coach: Jerry Shumate
Special Advisor: Dave Gump

PRACTICE SITES:
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd
Centennial High School - 1441 Bethel Rd 
Dublin Jerome High School - 8300 Hyland Croy Rd
Columbus State CC - 550 E. Spring St

PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

HIDDEN GEMS Class of 2017 AAU COLLEGE PROSPECTS

POSTS
* Jake Montgomery - 6'9/PF-C Thomas Worthington 3.4GPA/23ACT = Prep Spotlight #9C in Ohio, OFFERS: Saint Leo, Purdue NW 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9QCeCIfxzw
* Grant Smith - 6'9/PF-C Hartley 3.6GPA/21ACT OFFERS: Purdue NW, Goshen
* Shawn Parker - 7'0/C Watterson 3.2GPA/29ACT OFFERS: Rio Grande
* Josh Daman - 6'6/PF Marysville 3.9GPA/28ACT

FORWARDS
* Kyle Matoszkia - 6'6/F Johnstown 3.8GPA/24ACT 
* Luke Phillips - 6'3/F Canal Winchester 3.8GPA/26ACT
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZalHy65M3pBDE2rfWh2AbQ
* Tommy McDonald - 6'4/F New Albany 3.6GPA/24ACT
* Kyle Gillman - 6'5/F-G Pickerington North 3.6GPA/23ACT
* Grant Hartman - 6'3/F Grandview 4.3GPA/34ACT
* Jake Garrison - 6'4/F Westerville South

WINGS
* 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
https://flipagram.com/f/t18R7pbtfg 
* Austin Bennett - 6'4/F Westerville North 3.2GPA/23ACT 
* Justin Carter - 6'3/G-F Newark 3.0GPA/21ACT = 270Hoops #24 Overall in Central District
* Malik Sammons - 6'3/G-F Westerville North 3.7GPA/27ACT OFFERS: Glenville St
* Justin Cork - 6'2/G-F Meadowbrook
http://www.ncsasports.org/mens-basketball-recruiting/oh/byesville/meadowbrook-high-school/justin-cork
* Ryan Alexander - 6'5/G-F Columbus Academy
* Kyle Burrier - 6'3/G-F Dublin Jerome
* Jakim Murphy - 6'3/G-F Newark
* Cameron Barron - 6'4/F-G Olentangy Orange
* Bruelle Thompson - 6'3/F-G South  
* Hunter Oda - 6'1/G Grove City Christian
* Austin Preston - 6'2/G-F Adena

GUARDS
* Christian Carter - 6'1/G Thomas Worthington 2.4GPA/21ACT OFFERS - Rio Grande, Wright St-Lake:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1aic7uqjAw
* Corey Wyman - 5'10/PG Westfall 3.5GPA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJz9no3Bcnc&feature=youtu.be 
* Kobe Long-Weber - 5'10/G Newark 3.0GPA/18ACT
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4000703/kobe-long-weber 
* Jalen Garrett - 5'10/PG Dayton Ponitz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry3kXO_UwzE
* Clay Shoemaker - 6'2/G Grove City Christian 3.0GPA/19ACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wXIupBCoMU&feature=youtu.be
* Jayden Turner - 6'1/G Worth Christian
* Justin Coffey - 5'8/PG Lakewood
* Zion Parham - 6'1/G Eastmoor

2017 17u ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
TBD D1 Event = April 21-23rd 
Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th
Peach Invitational = July
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 17U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Circle City Shootout = April 21-23rd
Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece RunNSlam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
States/National Qualifier = June 3-4th
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th 
AAU D1 Nationals = July 19-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER: 
Logan Swackhammer - 6'2/PG Chillicothe Unioto 4.2GPA
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4926914/logan-swackhammer 
Cameron Brooks-Harris - 6'7/F-G Zanesville OFFERS: Saint Leo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8r1kjaDb3I 
Eric Mclaughlin - 6'6/G-F Lynchburg-Clay
Jaedyn Carter - 5'10/PG Thomas Worthington 2.7GPA OFFERS - Wright St-Lake:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t4-7gwnQyE
Jay Shumate - 6'5/G-F Newark
TBD POST
TBD POST or FORWARD
TBD LONG WING
TBD

2017 17U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
AND 1 DTG Circuit(Chicago) = April 21-23rd
Kentucky JamFest = April 28-30th 
Dayton Metro Classic = May 5-7th
AND1 DTG Circuit(Louisville) = May 12-14th 
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th 
AND1 DTG Circuit(Atlanta Championships) = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
Lamonte Powell - 5'8/PG Northland
9 TBD

2017 17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Midwest College Showcase  = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
Tyger Bball Classic = 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
MYT Summer Sizzler = July 22-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th


ROSTER:
Sean Tyson - 5'8/PG Centennial
Wesley Williams - 6'5/F South
8 TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 17U PROSPECTS

Dondre Palmer
Treauhn Williams
Julian Malone
Zach Peck
Jeff D.Belmont
Skyler Lipinski
Luca Mornina - 6'5/F
Darby Tyree - 6'7/F Miami Trace
Colin Woodside - 6'6/PF-C Fairfield Union 3._GPA = Prep Spotlight #10C in Ohio
Nate Ward - 6'5/G-F Gahanna Lincoln
Mike Woods - 6'4/G-F Central Crossing
Carson Carter - 6'3/F-G Johnstown
Brandon Kennedy - 6'1/G Chillicothe Unioto 4.1GPA/28ACT
Stanley Williams
Isaiah Hairston - 6'4/F Eastmoor
Jah Bennett - 6'7/C Africentric
Faison Tucker - 6'4/G Linden
Lucas Thompson - 6'4/F Fairfield Union
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'_/F ________
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
Taevion Kinsey
Tariq Brown
Craig Burt - 6'5/F Centennial
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F South
Major Lowe - 5'8/PG Hartley
Elijah

2017 16u ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
TBD D1 Event = April 21-23rd
Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th
Peach Invitational = July
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 16U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
AND1 DTG Circuit(Chicago) = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
Spiece RunNSlam = May 5-7th
AND1 DTG Circuit(Louisville) = May 12-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th 
AND1 DTG Circuit(Atlanta Championships) = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Midwest College Showcase = April 21-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th  
Panther 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 
MYT Summer Sizzler = July 22-23rd

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 16U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Gale Hoop Classic = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April  28-30th 
Panther Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Falcon Bball Classic = May 19-21st
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th
Midwest National Challenge = July 14-16th

ROSTER:
TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 16U PROSPECTS

Max Martz
Ben White
Ben Fort
Kyler Block
Kimani Washington
K Derden

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
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
Jwan Lyles - 6'0/G Delaware Hayes
Cobe Curry - 6'3/F-G Zanesville
Joey Maynard - 6'0/G Hilliard Davidson
Joe Fadley - 6'5/PF-C Hilliard Bradley
Seth Payton - 6'3/C Watterson
Simon Helbig - 6'3/F Westerville Central
Dominic Cesaro - 5'7/G Centennial
Zach Mayer - 6'1/F Hilliard Davidson

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 -

2017 15u ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
NY2LA Swish & Dish = March 31st-April 2nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th
TBD D1 Event = April 21-23rd
Pitt JamFest = April 28-30th
Spiece Run N Slam = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th
Super 16 = May 19-21st
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th
Peach Invitational = July
Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic = July 26-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Midwest College Showcase = 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
Adidas All-In Classic = July 14-16th 
Nike Summer Championships = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Midwest College Showcase = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April 28-30th
Tyger Bball Classic = 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

ROSTER:
TBD

2017 15U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = April 8-9th 
Marysville Bball Classic = April 22-23rd
Marion Bball Challenge = April  28-30th 
Panther Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Falcon Bball Classic = May 19-21st
 
ROSTER:
TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 15U PROSPECTS

Max Mollmann
Dom Penn

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
Caleb Wallis -

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
Desi Williams - 5'11 Patriot Prep
Jacob Baker - 5'2/G Waggoner
Jonathan Isahac - 5'11/F
* Shaydon Baker - 5'6/G Worthington

 

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