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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
14u Orange Coach: Steve Cesaro & Jeff Helbig
14u White Coach: Robert Searcy & Ramon Spears
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

PRACTICE SITES:
Waggoner Middle School - 340 Waggoner Rd
J.Ashburn Center - 85 Clarendon Ave
Dodge Recreation Center - 667 Sullivant Ave
South HS - 1160 Ann St


NEXT SCHEDULED PRACTICE DATE/PRACTICE INFO:

HIDDEN GEMS 14U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Buckeye Prep Invitational = April 10-12th
Nike Cup = April 17-19th
King James = April 24-26th
Buckeye Championships = May 1-3rd
College Exposure Showcase(Indy) = May 9-10th
Nike Super 16 = May 15-17th
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
Lundon McDay
Nakhi Taylor
EJ Thompson
Avonti Duncan
TBD
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TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 14U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Newark Wildcat Classic = April 10-12th
Marysville Basketball Classic = April 17-19th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
May Day Classic = May 1-3rd
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ashland Classic = May 15-17th
Ohio Varsity Bball Classic = May 22nd-24th

ROSTER:
* Kwuave Booker
Zach Mayer
Dominic Cesaro
Simon Helbig
* Lucas Colburn
Joshua Mayes
Lee Sims(7th)
TBD
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TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 14U WHITE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Newark Wildcat Classic  = April 10-12th
Marysville Basketball Classic = April 17-19th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
May Day Classic = May 1-3rd
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Central Ohio Bball Classic = May 15-17th
Tri-Villiage Classic = May 29-31st

ROSTER:
Ben Thompson  6'1"  Berkshire MS
Cody Little 5'6" Finland MS
Trevell Adams 5'6" St. Mary's MS
Jayden Akers 5'8" Bloom Carroll MS
Seth Payton 6'1" St. Timothy's MS
Duane Gordon Jr. 5'9" Berwick Academy
* Jaheim Barchetti 6'0" Mifflin MS
Lamar Jennings 5'9" Woodward Park MS
Andrew Tate 5'10" City Prep
TBD
TBD

Hidden Gems - 2015 14u Prospects

KJ King
Bailey Francis
Jordan McMillan
Noah Palmer
Bradley Johnson

HIDDEN GEMS 13U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Cougar Classic = March 20-22nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Buckeye Prep = April 10-12th
National Club Challenge = April 17-19th
King James = April 24-26th
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ashland Classic = May 15-17th
Celtic Classic = June 5-7th
MYT Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
Andrew Grubbs
Tori Turner
* Chris Benseler
Bilal Sow
Eldon Boateng
Milton Christie
* Sean McRae
* Caleb Wallis
Arthur Cox
Kaden Lamarr
Chamon Turner

Hidden Gems - 2015 13u Prospects

Green
Jordan
Grose
Bruzzese
Monroe
Graney
Henry
Jordan Sheer
Jason Adams
Brayden Holbrook
Joey Gallagher
JJ Woodfin
Deon Jacks

 

HIDDEN GEMS 12U BLACK

SCHEDULE:
Cougar Classic = March 20-22nd
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Buckeye Prep = April 10-12th
National Club Challenge = April 18-19th
King James = April 24-26th
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ashland Classic = May 15-17th
Celtic Classic = June 5-7th
MYT Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
* Isaac Ward
Dante Woods
Evan Bowen
Shon McGee
Billy Cain
Jarius Jones
Isaiah Hazelwood
Mehki Jarrett
Jalen Gilbert
TBD
TBD

HIDDEN GEMS 12U ORANGE

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Buckeye Prep Invitational = April 10-12th
National Club Challenge = April 18-19th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ashland Classic = May 15-17th
Tri-Villiage Classic = May 29-31st
Celtic Classic = June 5-7th
MYT Nationals = June 18-21st

ROSTER:
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD

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Hidden Gems - 2015 12u Prospects

Amir Parker
Andre Irvin

Malaki Branham
Sohn McGee
Lando Gilchrist
Issac Ward
Joseph Serra
Donte Woods
Mehki Jarrett
Jaylen Gilbert
Jarius Jones

Cole Canter
Brock Waits
Alex Coffey
Jeremy Burns
Jordan Burns
Keenan Johnston
Brian Beavers
Ashton Watts
Coleman Kegler


HIDDEN GEMS 11U

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Buckeye Prep = April 10-12th
Marysville Basketball Classic = April 17-19th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
May Day Classic = May 1-3rd
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ohio Varsity Bball Classic = May 22-24th

ROSTER:
* Konnor Starkey
* Julio Gonzalez
Tyquez Barnett
Malachai Armstead
Blake Gordon
Joey Taylor
Ron Anderson
Tyler Price
Cameron Moore
Isiah Davis
Paul Price
Maurice Howell

Hidden Gems - 2015 11u Prospects

HIDDEN GEMS 10U

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Newark Wildcat Classic = April 10-12th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
May Day Classic = May 1-3rd
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Ohio Varsity Basketball Classic = May 22-24th


ROSTER:
Nehemiah Taylor
* Braxton Baker
* Toure Young
* Landyn Quinn
* Dayonn Davenport
* Jayden Jones
Simon Pierce
* Trey Macaulay
Markell Johnson
Logan Thrapp(3rd)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZFS-2X4MUw&feature=youtu.be
* Jalen Sims(2nd)

Hidden Gems - 2015 10u Prospects

Erik Evans
Maurice _____

HIDDEN GEMS 9U

SCHEDULE:
Hidden Gems HoopFest = March 28-29th
Marysville Basketball Classic = April 17-19th
Marion Basketball Challenge = April 25-26th
Cardinal Classic = May 8-10th
Central Ohio Basketball Classic = May 15-17th 

ROSTER:
Tevion Smith
Jayden Jarell
Alex Whitson
Robert Ottrix
* Vincent Sommer
Adonus Abrams
Jaylen Sims(2nd)
* Logan Thrapp
TBD POST
TBD

Hidden Gems - 2015 9u Prospects

Grant Lamar
____ Worthington
____ Parm(2nd)
____ Day(2nd)