President / Head Coach - Grade 7 Team
Coach Silva has been involved with youth basketball coaching for approximately seventeen years. The current president of the Rhode Island Lady Cyclones and most recently the coach of the 13U Grade Eight Team, he has been an AAU coach for thirteen years and coached travel basketball in Rhode Island for a number of years. Coach Silva is currently the head varsity high school girls basketball coach at The Prout School. Coaching emphasis is on Team Concept and Defense. Practices are non-stop skill drills with substantial conditioning at all times. Practices are generally run with a theme and the concepts applied in scrimmages and games. The coach strives to develop players who make their teammates better, thereby enhancing success and fun in the game of basketball.