Boy's AAU @ Hogg Center 3-9 p.m. practice Saturday March 8th
To Northwest Ohio's newest Hidde Gems All Star teams. Our goal is to assist in the improvement of every aspect of the athlete's game through varied drills and methods. Individual work in the areas of cardiovascular work, fast-twitch muscle fiber increasing plyometric work, varied levels and types of ball handling work, and shooting drills of all shapes and sizes.
With over 120 college placement stories, Ohio Hidden Gems has secured the top talent all over the area. I Edward T. McCants, Co-Founder of Hidden Gems and Bruce Pearl disciple, I emphasize a high octane offensive and defensive prowess. The philosophies I bring to the area kids has proved to be a top in the country in the recent years for NCAA I success & assisted me in becoming A Division I NCAA All American. Most importantly our Hidden Gems will learn the value of a Division I work ethic, mental toughness & the educational opportunites that is required.
Thank you to the area local business' that are supporting our program. Best of Luck to all the Hidden Gems in tourney play! Focus, play hard & shock the basketball world is what we are about! This is the home of the "Cindarella Slipper!"
2014 Lady Gem's AAU Tryouts: Final Tryout Saturday March 8th
MRB Point Guard Camp coming 2nd week in June 2014(guest speaker Scoonie Penn)
MRB Big Man Camp coming in July
Ohio Hidden Gems Youth Basketball League (grades 1-6) Marion Ohio, 2014 coming this spring & summer.
Practice Sites & Dates: please see Calendar
National & State Recognition: Below retired Coach Brian McCants seen with B.J. Mullens has worked with numerous area and national athletes on proper fundamentals and techniques on all levels. State recognition & Hidden Gems Showcase MVP's Jared Sulinger & Trey Burke Highlight films can be viewed below.
Coach Brian McCants with NBA Forward B.J. Mullens
#1 2013 NBA Draft Pick "Trey Burke" @ the 2009 Hidden Gems Showcase.