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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: 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 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
Special Advisor: Dave Gump

PRACTICE & COACHING INFORMATION

2017 COACHING STAFF:
17u/11th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Jason Brown &
17u/11th Grade Black Coach: Jason Mclaughlin 
17u/11th Grade Orange Coach: Quintin Aden &
17u/11th Grade White Coach: Greg Gantt &
16u/10th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Ed Thompson &
16u/10th Grade Black Coach:  Matt Selby & Jay Hazelbaker
16u/10th Grade NW Coach: Dan Warner & Steve Cesaro
16u/10th Grade Orange Coach: Steve Whiteman &
15u/9th Grade ISG-HG Coach: Justin Brown &
15u/9th Grade Black Coach: Rob Matthews &
15u/9th Grade Orange Coach: Scott Finamore & Marcus Donohoe
15u/9th Grade White Coach: Cameron & Brett Lawrence
15u/9th Grade Grey Coach: Grant Dierksheide &
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

PRACTICE SCHEDULE(starting March 13th Week):
17u ISG-HG = Columbus St
17u Black = Grove City Christian - Thurs 6-8pm  
17u Orange = 4/27 - Big Run Rec/6-730p Ct.#4
17u White = Waggoner MS - Tues 6-730p & Dodge Rec Ctr - Wed 545-715p
16u ISG-HG = Columbus St
16u Black = Waggoner MS - Tues & Thurs 730-9p
16u NW = Centennial H.S.  
16u Orange = Run The Race Ctr - Wed 8-930p & Thurs 630-8p
15u ISG-HG = Columbus St
15u Black = Waggoner MS - Mon 730-9p & Wed 6-730p
15u Orange = Run The Race Ctr/Mon 8-930p + Dodge Rec Ctr/Wed 715-845p
15u White = Run The Race Ctr/Mon 8-930p + Dodge Rec Ctr/Wed 715-845p
15u Grey = Waggoner MS - Mon & Wed 6-730p

17U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = 2-1, Pool Champion
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-3
Nike Spring Showdown = 3-1(6-5) 
Indy Live = 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:
Taevion Kinsey - 6'4/G Eastmoor OFFERS: Stonybrook  
Jaidon Woodley - 6'5/F Maumee Valley  
Caleb Kynard - 6'1/G Maumee Valley
Jah Bennett - 6'7/C Africentric
Faison Tucker - 6'4/F Linden
Randy Olverson - 5'8/G Gahanna Lincoln
Jeremiah Green - 6'2/F South
Elijah Thurston - 6'1/G Reynoldsburg 
Major Lowe - 5'8/PG Hartley 
CJ Penha - 6'6/F Harvest Prep

17U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 3-1, Pool Champion
Circle City Shootout = 2-2(5-3)
Under Armor Pitt JamFest =
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
Adidas Summer Championship = July 26-30th

ROSTER: 
* Jejuan Weatherspoon - 6'4/G Northland OFFERS: Stonybrook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xV15zEQnhA
* Logan Swackhammer - 6'2/PG Chillicothe Unioto 4.3GPA OFFERS - Saint Leo, Urbana:
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4926914/logan-swackhammer 
* Eric Mclaughlin - 6'6/G-F Lynchburg-Clay 3.9GPA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVvbAJU8kp8
* Nate Ward - 6'6/G-F Gahanna Lincoln
http://www.hudl.com/profile/4987801/nate-ward
* Caiden Landis - 6'6/PF Logan
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/4933832/58a8fdfb02b1c6163c853a9c 
* Jaedyn Carter - 6'0/PG Thomas Worthington 2.9GPA OFFERS - Wright St-Lake:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t4-7gwnQyE
* Mike Woods - 6'4/G-F Central Crossing 
* Noah Tomlinson - 6'6/PF-C Grove City Christian

17U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-2
Circle City Shootout = 2-1(3-3), Pool Champion
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:
* Lucas Thompson - 6'5/F Fairfield Union 3.4GPA/18ACT
* Craig Burt - 6'5/F Centennial 2.6GPA
* Isiah Hairston - 6'4/F Eastmoor 3.7GPA
* Luke Sawyers - 6'4/F Heath 3.9GPA/25ACT
* Wesley Williams - 6'6/F South
* Sean Tyson - 5'9/PG Centennial 3.4GPA
Lamonte Powell - 5'8/PG Northland 2.9GPA
Nick Pickrell - 5'10/G New Lexington 3.2GPA
Isiah Cumberland - 6'4/G-F Gahanna Lincoln 3.8GPA
Elijah Cobb - 6'1/G Mansfield St Peters
Rayshon Walker - 6'0/G Whetstone

17U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 0-3 
Cyclone Classic = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
OSP Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Nike Super 16 = May 19-21st
Nike All Ohio Pre-Nationals = July 1-3rd
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  
TBD = July 14-16th
TBD = July 21-23rd
TBD = July 28-30th


ROSTER:
* Danyel Harris - 6'6/F Reynoldsburg
* Caleb Collins - 6'0 Fairfield Christian
* Jack Dawson - 5'11/G New Albany 
* Tyrike Prentiss - 6'_/F CAHS
* Jah Simmons - 5'_/G 
* Preston Streator - 6'4/F Dublin Jerome
Ousmane Diane -
Solomon Mohammed - _'_/_ East
Tidiani Diakite 
Armani Nanthavong
TBD
 

16U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = 2-2
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-1, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Nike Spring Showdown = 2-2(8-5), Pool Champion
Indy Live = 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:
Ben Wight - 6'7/PF-C Thomas Worthington 
Jack Clement - 5'10/PG Bellefontaine
Damontae Bailey - Dayton Ponitz
Perris Wright - West Carrollton
Eric Middlebrook - Dayton Thurgood Marshall
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
TBD POST

 

16U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-1, Pool Champion
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
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
* 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
Ethan Sterns - 6'1/G Watkins
Bryce Small - 6'1/G Watkins

16U N.W.

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-2
National Club Challenge = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Buckeye Championships = 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 
Adidas All In HoopFest = July 21-23rd
GRBA National Championship = July 27-30th

ROSTER:
* Anthony Kessler - 6'3/F Marysville
* Joey Maynard - 6'2/G Hilliard Davidson 
* Dominic Cesaro - 5'9/G Centennial
* Cobe Curry - 6'3/G-F Zanesville
* Bailey Francis - 6'3/F Bloom Carroll
* Jwan Lyles - 6'1/G Delaware Hayes
* Zach Sawyer - 5'11/PG Watterson
* Charlie Mamlin - 6'2/G-F Thomas Worthington
* Josiah Ezirim - 6'6/C Hilliard Davidson
* Blaise Tayese - 6'3/F Washington Court House
Kaleb Young - 6'1/PG Zanesville

16U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 0-3
Marysville Classic = April 21-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Elite Bball Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Super 16 = May 19-21st
All Ohio Pre-Nationals = July 1-3rd
Hidden Gems Invitational = July 8-9th  


ROSTER:
* 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 
TBD

15U ISG-HG

SCHEDULE:
Michigan Invitational = 3-1, Pool Champion
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 5-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Nike Spring Showdown = 3-1(11-2), Pool Champion
Indy Live = 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:
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
TBD POST or FORWARD

15U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-1, Pool Champion, Championship Game
Cyclone Classic = 4-0(8-1), Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
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:
* 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

15U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 2-2
Marysville Classic = _-_, SHOOTOUT CHAMPIONS
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Tyger 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

ROSTER:
* 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 -
TBD



15U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 0-3
Gale Hoop Classic = April 21-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
Dayton Metro Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Central Ohio Classic = May 19-21st
Kings Island Classic = May 26-28th

ROSTER:
* 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

15U GREY

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 1-3
Cyclone Classic = April 22-23rd
Willie Q. Jones Memorial Classic = April  29-30th 
OSP Classic = May 5-7th
Hidden Gems Gemboree = May 13-14th 
Falcon Bball Classic = May 19-21st

ROSTER:
* 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 

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