- MAYS 7-8 Placed 2nd in Winter League!!!
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- MAYS 15U AAU TRYOUT IN FEBRUARY 28 & March 5, 2013!!!
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Located in Glen Burnie, Maryland
Anne Arundel County
President/CEO - Bruce Spruell
Vice President - Earl McDowell
Boys Commissioner - Donny Williams
Secretary - Gloria Scaggs
Treasurer - Vacant
Head Advisor - Frank Chambers
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AAU Boys' Basketball Tryouts With MAYS & Severn Athletic Club (SAC) on March 5th, 2019
Coach Bruce Spruell has teamed with Severn Athletic Club (SAC) for this upcoming AAU season 2019!!! Coach Spruell will be coaching ages 14-15 (9th grade). This will be a traveling team. Tryouts/practice will be held starting Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Chesapeake Science Point School, 7321 Parkway Drive South, Hanover, MD 21076.
Practices will be conducted on Tuesday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday TBD. Watch this site for additional times and locations.
Coach Spruell is a high school head boys' varsity basketball coach and he will be using this time to get these young players ready for high school basketball.
As well as a coaching high school basketball Coach Spruell has over 20 years of coaching experience in AAU basketball programs such as; Crusader Nation, Maryland Academy of Youth Sports (MAYS), Maryland Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) and Harundale Sports League (HYSL). With Coach Spruell's coaching experience he knows the importance of getting these young players ready for the next level. For additional information contact Coach Bruce Spruell at (443)694-1084.
NEW BOYS' BASKETBALL COACH - Chesapeake Science Point H.S.
Coach Spruell was the head JV/Assistant Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach at Towson High School in Baltimore County for the 2017-2018 winter season. JV finished with a record of 10-8 and varsity finished 10-14.
Coach Spruell started in 2014-2015 as the head varsity boys' basketball coach at Bluford Drew Jemison Academy (BDJA) H.S. in Baltimore City, Maryland guiding them as runners up in the Baltimore City Division III championship game 2014-2015 with a 14-11 record. First in school history. Coach Spruell remained at BDJ for 4 years.
Before coming to Bluford Drew Jemison Coach Spruell was the Head JV/Assistant Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach for Bladensburg H.S. for the 2012-2013 winter season. Coach Spruell guided his JV team to 13-7 record.
Coach Spruell started his first high school coaching career as the Head Boys' JV/Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at Chesapeake H.S. for the 2011-2012 winter season. Coach Spruell guided his team to a 10-9 record.
Hoop for Your Dreams Basketball Showcase Event
Hoop for Your Dreams Basketball Showcase Event All Star players
MAYS 12U AA COUNTY CHAMPIONS !!! & HYSL 9TH ANNUAL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT 2012 CHAMPIONS!!!
MAYS 15u Runners up!!!
MAYS 7-8 Year Old Winter Boys' Basketbal Team 2011-2012
MAYS Hornets 7-8 year old team are participating in two (2) winter leagues this 2011-2012 winter season; Chick Webb (Baltimore) & Elvaton/Buccaneers (Anne Arundel County). From front left the following players are; Kanye Fields, Bryson Spruell, Amir Sommerville, Joshua Chambers, Back left; Assistant Coach Frank Chambers, Byron Smith Jr., Amir Thomas, Malik Davis, Jovian Sloman, Rasean Howard, Zach Rodriguez and Head Coach Darnell Spruell.
2011 AAU Maryland District 14u/8th Grade Runner up!!!
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 Maryland District AAU Runner up Champions!!! Congratulations to the following; front left Kahlil Newkirk, Bruce Spruell, Eric Brown Jr., Danny Dion, Carlos Scaggs. Back left; Adam Ogbonuba, Trent Smoot, Trey Chambers,Vincent Marshall, Regale Goings, and Daivon Tapscott. Coaches; Jerry Mason, Bruce Spruell, Frank Chambers and Larry Goings. This MAYS team also represented the state of Maryland in the Division III AAU National Tournament in Hampton Virginia and placed 5th in this contest. Congratulations again!!!
2011 National Capital Classic Champion 14u/8th Grade
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 National Capital Classic Champions!!! This tournament was held in Chantilly Virginia. Congratulations to the following; front left Carlos Scaggs, Kahlil Newkirk, Bruce Spruell, Eric Brown Jr, Danny Dion, Vincent Marshall. Back left; Regale Goings, Adam Ogbonuba, Larry Boyd Jr., Daivon Tapscott. Coaches; Bruce Spruell Sr., Frank Chambers, Jerry Mason, Larry Going and Team Administrator; Gloria Scaggs.
2011 Flames Summer Challenge 8th Grade 14u Tournament CHAMPIONS!!!
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 Flames Summer Challenge 8th Grade 14u Tournament Champions!!! This tournament was held in Boyds Maryland. Congratulations to the following; front left Danny Dion, Kahlil Newkirk, Eric Brown Jr., Bruce Spruell, Back left; Vincent Marshall, Daivon Tapscott, Adam Ogbonuba, Larry Boyd Jr., Regale Goings, and Trent Smoot.
2010 MAYS/Crusader Nation 13u Boys' AAU Basketball Team Placed 2nd in Super Regional Tournament
MAYS/Crusader Nation 13 and under boys' Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball team placed second (runner-up) in the 2010 AAU Super Regional basketball tournament in Downington, PA. From the left and behind are Coach Frank Chambers, Colin McCabe, Shane Nelson, Larry Boyd Jr., Adam Ogbonuba, Matthew Egan and Head Coach Bruce Spruell Sr. From left in front are Carlos Scaggs, Seth Madden, Bruce Spruell Jr., and Jaelin Alburg. Missing are Frank "Trey" Chambers Jr., Isaiah Nelson, and David Martin. This placement provided this local team the opportunity to represent the state of Maryland in the 2010 AAU Division II National Championship Tournament in Memphis, TN.
MAYS 12u - 13u Boy's Winter Basketball 2009-2010 Champions!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!! To the undefeated Maryland Academy of Youth Sports (MAYS) 12-13u Anne Arundel County "Division A" Boy's Winter Basketball Team 2009-2010 CHAMPIONS!!!
SportsPlex Undefeated Summer Champions 2009
Maryland Academy of Youth Sports (MAYS) 2009 boys' 12 & under basketball team finished their season undefeated and placed first in the Maryland Sports Plex 12 & Under Tuesday Night Summer Basketball League in Severna Park. The following players on this team are front left; Jack Shugars, Frank "Trey" Chambers III, Bruce Spruell II, Jared Noble, David Martin. Back row left; Isaiah Nelson, Colin McCabe, A. Farooq Dura and Kyle Andrews.
MAYS 12u Winter Boys' Basketball Team 2008-2009 Champions in Columbia Raven & GGB Terps League!!!
Maryland Academy of Youth Sports (MAYS) 2008-2009 boys' 12 & Under Winter Basketball Team went undefeated and placed first in the Columbia Ravens 12u Sunday Basketball League. MAYS 12u team also placed first in the Greater Glen Burnie (GGB) Terps 12 & Under Sunday Basketball League. Unfortunately, MAYS 12u team fell one win short of placing first in the Anne Arundel County 12u Division "A" Saturday Basketball League taking second place. The following players to be congratulated are front left; Isaiah Nelson, Bruce Spruell II, Korey Beamon, Parker Gesualdi, Trevelin Queen. Second row back left; Armani Simmons, Kyle Andrew, Evan Fisher, Terrence Durham Jr. and coach Bruce Spruell Sr. MAYS would like to thank their sponsor Greenway Orthodontics.
2007 Runners up!!! 10 & Under AAU team
MAYS Hornets 10 & Under were runner-up to Sam Cassell All-stars in the Maryland State District Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Championship game on April 29, 2007 at Morgan State University, Baltimore Maryland. Sam Cassell (Los Angeles Clippers) presented the MAYS Hornets their awards. MAYS will be competing in the 10 and under AAU National tournament held in Coco Beach Florida starting July 15th. From front left the following individuals are; Jaylen Avery, Khalid Slocum, Bruce Spruell II, Isaiah Nelson. Back left; Sam Cassell, Jalen Smith, Clayton Lipscomb, Charles Meiklejohn, James Smith, Dominic Hess, Kory Beaman, and coach Bruce Spruell Sr.
MAYS 13U AAU Team 2006