7th Grade Mayes

Coach Donnell Mayes

Donnell Mayes started coaching in the Syracuse Select Program in 2015, coaching the 4th grade team. He has continued with this team for the past four years, and will be coaching the 7th grade team this year. Donnie is a Henninger High School Grad, graduating in 2000. He played 4 years of Varsity basketball under the Legendary Coach Joe Mazella.  During the basketball

off- season, he played a couple of years on the Syracuse Select AAU team for Shawn Pudney in 1998 and 1999. After High School, he went on to play 3 years of collegiate basketball at Roberts Wesleyan College, graduating in 2004.  Several years later, he was a volunteer Assistant Coach for Solvay Bearcats Varsity Basketball team in the 2009–2010 Season.  A year later, he became a volunteer Assistant Coach for Westhill High School Junior Varsity Basketball Team during the 2010-2011 Season. Coach Mayes believes all his players should strive for greatness, togetherness, and hard-work.

Weekly Practices

Thursday’s 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Boys & Girls Club 201 Hamilton Street, Syracuse, NY 13204


March 10th & 11th– March Mayhem, Syracuse, NY

March 24th & 25th– March Madness, Syracuse, NY

April 7th & 8th– Valley Forge Hardwood Battle, King of Prussia, PA

April 14th or 15th– Run ‘N’Gun, Binghamton, NY

May 5th & 6th– East Coast Championship, Spooky Nook, Manheim, PA

May 19th & 20th– Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA

June 2nd & 3rd– Rumble in the Bronx, New York, New York

June 9th & 10th– Beach Blast, Wildwood, NJ


Player Name Number School Grade
Patrick Louer 0 CBA 7
Jack Sammon 2 Marcellus 7
Christian Cain 3 CBA 7
Will Kershaw 4 Marcellus 7
Shawn Mayes 5 Westhill 7
Luke Gilmartin 8 Onondaga Hill Middle School 7
Keegan Bryant 10 Westhill 7
Scotty Strait 11 CBA 7
Shawn Rogers 15 Westhill 7
Casey Vaughn 48 CBA 7

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