Coaches

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Coach Hassan Bilal

  • 5th Season With Westchester Swarm 

  • Leads all Westchester Swarm Summer Camps

  •  Former Assistant Coach at Bronx Community College

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Coach Jay Smith - 16U XL

  • Second season with Westchester Swarm

  • Current JV Coach at Sacred Heart HS

  • Former 4 year varsity player at Freeport High School (Captain)

  • Former player at SUNY New Paltz

  • Coach Jay has been coaching for 4 years at a Catholic elementary school and most recently Mount Vernon Elite AAU, winning a number of championships and two undefeated seasons. 

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Coach Anthony Gaines - Middle School

  • Currently a Social Worker and Head Varsity Basketball Coach at Woodlands HS.

  • Coach Gaines has been an incredibly successful high school basketball coach. His teams have won (5) New York Section One Basketball Championships during his Coaching Career.

  • Gaines played at Tennessee State and St. Thomas Aquinas.

  • He was a Harlem Globetrotter.

  • And in addition, he played semi-professionally in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

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Rob McQuade

  • 3rd SEASON WITH SWARM BASKETBALL
  • Member of the Yonkers basketball federation

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Varsity Westchester Swarm XL Coach

Michael Coleman

  • 2nd Season with Swarm Basketball

  • Former High School and College Player

  • Skills Trainer

  • AAU Coach

  • Foundation: Fundamentals and Sportsmanship

  • Focusing on teaching players that basketball is an extension of life & how to compete at a high level. Giving players the skillset to work thru difficult challenges on & off the court.

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Swarm Head Coach

Tarrell Self

  • 3rd SEASON WITH SWARM BASKETBALL

  • Coach Self has been coaching basketball for the past 8 years.

  • Became a basketball skills trainer in for all ages in 2009

  • Started coaching AAU Basketball in 2008

  • Semi -Pro for the New Jersey Knights for the Renegade Basketball League(RBL)

  • Defensive player of the year(RBL) in 05-07

  • Sixth man award(RBL) 06-07

  • Team captain for 06-07

  • Played high school basketball at Woodlands High School in Hartsdale NY

  • Started BallerIQ, LLC in 2018

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Jayla Faison

  • 2nd Season with Westchester Swarm

  • Former Player at Roanoke College

  • Former Captain of Greenwich High School Basketball

  • Coached for many Basketball Camps in NY/CT

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Swarm Head Coach

Phil Collins

  • 3rd SEASON WITH SWARM BASKETBALL

  • Former Player at Woodlands High School in Hartsdale, NY

  • Former College Player at Arizona Western College

  • Former Player at Sullivan County Community College

  • Founder of the Westchester Wolves Semi-Pro Basketball Team

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Swarm Head Coach

Ariana Jones

  • 1st Season With Swarm Basketball

  • Founder of Greater Girls Basketball

  • Former Player at Five Towns College where she averaged 21 points per game

  • Former Player at Monroe College

  • NJCAA DIII All-Region XV Sportsmanship Team

  • Former Player at South Bronx High School

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Darryl Jones

  • Husband & Father 
  • Head coach 2020-Present KIPP NYC College Prep 
  • Head Coach Our Savior Lutheran (OSL) 2X HS AIPGC Champs 2017-2020 
  • Head Coach Satellite Academy 2007-2016 4x PSAL Champs Nationally ranked USA today 
  • Head Coach New York Lighting EYBL 17U Team 2010-2016 produced 22 division 1 players 
  • Associate head coach SUNY Maritime & Hostos Community College 2009-2016. CUNY Champs 2010&2014 
  • Played HS @ De Witt Clinton HS (PSAL) 
  • Played College @ Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) 1st team all CUNY, CUNY Champs 
  • Played College@ Dominican College D2, 2ND team all ECAC 
  • Certified HS Basketball Official board 42