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HIDDEN GEMS GRADE SCHOOL AAU INFORMATION

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 Nationals in Florida 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. As always with any Hidden Gems endeavor, "Exposure & Improvement" will be a priority.

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 $250-$500 per player.

Travel: Red Roof Inn is the Hidden Gems Basketball Hotel. Players & Parents all save 15% per room. Coaches rooms will be paid for by Hidden Gems for full teams that choose to stay in their team hotel. Teams that choose to stay in any other hotel will be responsible for 50-100% of the room fees for coaches.

Hidden Gems AAU teams will be given: 4-12 Top Quality Tourneys, 1-2 Practices per week, Under Armour Reversible Uniform, 3 T-Shirts(1 for Player & 2 for Parents), Large Duffel Bag, BackPack, Gym Sack, Hidden Gems Socks(2 Pair), + 35% off Team Shoe Options.  

9u, 10u, 11u will be uniform only and not receive the full gear package to reduce costs for the youngsters. All items will be available for purchase at low rates.

****** Grade School Players can be no older than 9-14(age of your playing classification) on August 31st, 2015 ***** 

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
V.P. of Recruiting: Jeff Davis

2015 COACHING STAFF:
14u Black Coach: Ed Thompson & Marlo Coleman
14u Orange Coach: Steve Cesaro & Jeff Helbig
13u Black Coach: Charles Woods & Jeff Davis
12u Black Coach: Van McGee & Al Jarrett
12u Orange Coach: Andy Canter
11u Coach: Marcie Williams
10u Coach: Kyrem Massey
9u Coach: Rich Smith & Lee Sims

PRACTICE SITES:
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd
J. Ashburn Youth Center - 85 Clarendon Ave
Sawyer Neighborhood Center - 1056 Atcheson
Independence High School -
Columbus State Community College -

PRACTICE SCHEDULE(April 13th-May28th):
14u Black = Columbus St
14u Orange = Centennial - Mon & Wed
13u Black = Waggoner - Tues & Thurs = 6-730p
12u Black = Waggoner - Tues/6-730p & Wed/730-9p
12u Orange = Columbus St
11u = Waggoner - Mon/6-730p & Wed/6-730p
10u = Independence - Mon/6-8p & J.Ashburn - Thurs/630-8p
9u = Waggoner - Wed/6-730p & Thurs/6-730p

HIDDEN GEMS 14U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-1, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Buckeye Prep Invitational = 0-3
Lancaster Classic = 1-2
King James = 1-3
Buckeye Championships = 2-3 
Nike Super 16 = 2-1
Tri-Villiage Classic = May 29-31st
Adidas Invitational = July 8-12th 
Adidas All-In Classic = July 17-19th
Ft Wayne Nationals = July 23-26th

ROSTER:
Cade Canter
Nakhi Taylor
EJ Thompson
Avonti Duncan
Joshua Mayes
Ben Thompson
Mark Lee
Phillip Austin
Darius Battle
Myles Coleman

HIDDEN GEMS 14U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
(Newark)Wildcat Classic =
(Lancaster)Gale Hoop Classic = 1-2
Pickerington Classic =
Elite Bball Classic = 
May Day Classic =
Central Ohio Bball Classic =
Ohio Varsity Bball Classic = May 22nd-24th

ROSTER:
* Seth Payton
* Lee Sims
* Dominic Cesaro
* Simon Helbig
* Lucas Colburn
* Marcel Phrakornkhm
* Zach Mayer
* Breon Davis
Chass Loving
Noah Gossett

HIDDEN GEMS 13U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-1, Pool Champion, Championship Game
Buckeye Prep = 0-3
National Club Challenge = 1-2
King James = 0-3
Cardinal Classic = 4-1, Pool Champion, Final 4
Central Ohio Bball Classic = 2-2
Celtic Classic = June 5-7th
Kingdom SportsCenter Pre-National = June 12-14th
MYT Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
* Bilal Sow
* Trevell Adams
* Caleb Wallis
* Andrew Grubbs
* Sean McRae
* Arthur Cox
* Tori Turner
* Chamon Turner
* Milton Christie
* Kaden Lamarr
Marwan Perkins
Eldon Boateng

HIDDEN GEMS 12U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 4-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Buckeye Prep = 2-2
National Club Challenge = 5-1, Pool Champion, Championship Game
King James = 2-1, Pool Champion
Cardinal Classic = 6-0, Pool Champion, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
Central Ohio Bball Classic = 3-1(22-5), Pool Champion, Final 4
Celtic Classic = June 5-7th
College Bound Classic = June 12-14th
MYT Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
* Jalen Gilbert
* Jeremiah Bane
* Isaac Ward
* Dante Woods
* Evan Bowen
* Shon McGee
* Billy Cain
* Jarius Jones
* Zachary Casto
* Isaiah Hazelwood
* Mehki Jarrett
* Kevin McCray

HIDDEN GEMS 12U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = 0-4
National Club Challenge = 2-2
Cardinal Classic = 0-3
Central Ohio Bball Classic = 2-1, Final 4
Tri-Villiage Classic = May 29-31st
College Bound Classic = June 12-14th
OYB Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
Cole Canter
Keenan Johnston
Ashton Watts
Alex Coffey
Coleman Kegler
Dominic Chiavaroli
Brian Beavers
Brock Waits
TBD POST

HIDDEN GEMS 11U

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
(Newark)Wildcat Classic =
Marysville Basketball Classic =
Marion Basketball Challenge =
Cardinal Classic =
Central Ohio Basketball Classic =
Tri-Village = May 29-31st

ROSTER:
* Konnor Starkey
* Julio Gonzalez
* Paul Price
* Tyquez Barnett
* Blake Gordon
* Joey Taylor
* Maurice Howell
* Tyler Price
* Cameron Evans
* AJ Jones
* Travis Little
Malakhi Armstead
Isiah Davis

HIDDEN GEMS 10U

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest =
Marysville Classic =
Cardinal Classic = 2-2, TOURNAMENT CHAMPION(Shootout)
Central Ohio Basketball Classic = 2-3, Tournament Runner-Up
Kings Island = May 22-24th
Tri-Village = May 29-31st


ROSTER:
* Markell Johnson
* Zyaun Hutson
* Braxton Baker
* Toure Young
* Landyn Quinn
* Dayonn Davenport
* Jayden Jones
* Trey Macaulay
* Dominic Fritsche
* Nehemiah Taylor
* _____ Holiman

HIDDEN GEMS 9U

SCHEDULE:
All Ohio/Nike Grassroots = 0-3
Marysville Basketball Classic = 2-2, Championship Game
Pickerington Classic = 1-2
Cardinal Classic = 2-2, Final 4
Central Ohio Basketball Classic = 3-2, Final 4

ROSTER:
* Tevion Smith
* Jayden Jarell
* Alex Whitson
* Vincent Sommer
* Nathan Tabor
* Carson Bleeks 
* Adonus Abrams
* Mason Thomas
Nicholas Harris