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.
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 AAUSTAFF
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 Black Coach: 17u Orange Coach: 17u White Coach: 16u Black Coach: 16u Orange Coach: 16u White Coach: 15u Black Coach: 15u Orange Coach: 15u White Coach: 15u Grey 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
HIDDEN GEMS Class of 2017 AAU COLLEGE PROSPECTS
POSTS * 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, Stonybrook, UNC Ashville, Niagara, Air Force, Navy, Hillsdale, Bellarmine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ewqfpeNXDc * Jake Montgomery - 6'9/PF-C Thomas Worthington 3.4GPA/22ACT = Prep Spotlight #9C in Ohio, 270Hoops #25 Overall in Central District 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 * Josh Daman - 6'6/PF Marysville 3.9GPA/28ACT * Shawn Parker - 7'0/C Watterson 3.2GPA/29ACT * Kylen Gilbert - 6'6/PF-C Centennial * Matthew Zolkin - 6'7/C Olentangy Orange
FORWARDS * Kyle Matoszkia - 6'6/F Johnstown 3.8GPA/24ACT = 270Hoops #33 Overall in Central District * Jake Garrison - 6'4/F Westerville South * Tommy McDonald - 6'4/F New Albany 3.6GPA/24ACT * Luke Phillips - 6'3/F Canal Winchester 3.8GPA/26ACT https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZalHy65M3pBDE2rfWh2AbQ * Kyle Gillman - 6'5/F-G Pickerington North 3.6GPA/23ACT * Grant Hartman - 6'3/F Grandview 4.3GPA/34ACT * Daniel Hatfield - 6'3/G-F Northridge
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 2.7GPA/_ACT 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
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
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 South 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 16U PROSPECTS
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 Sheridan O'Neal - 6'3/F Lima Shawnee EJ Thompson - 5'6/PG Harvest Prep 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
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 -
HIDDEN GEMS 15U PROSPECTS
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 Desi Williams - 5'11 Patriot Prep Jacob Baker - 5'2/G Waggoner Jonathan Isahac - 5'11/F * Shaydon Baker - 5'6/G Worthington