Metro West Swarm

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Metro West

The leading club basketball program in the Northeast Powered by Under Armour, Metro West Swarm hosts teams for Boys and Girls Grades 3rd – 12th. With a focus on fundamental skill development, Swarm encompasses weekly skill sessions with team practice to target both individual and team growth. Tournaments are primarily within driving distance, in the Boston and Metro West area. All programming is located at our home facility, the Fieldhouse Mansfield. The program is directed by veteran Division I and NBA coach, Mike Babul. Our girls program is Directed by Joe Dicruttalo, Head Girls Basketball Coach at St. Mark’s School. Above all, accountability and commitment are the two driving forces behind our organization while developing a love for the game. Swarm also hosts clinics and camps throughout the year.

Coaching Staff

Mike Babul

Director and Head Coach

Mike Babul

Director and Head Coach

Ashley Kepaa

Head Coach (Swarm Select)

Ashley Kepaa

Head Coach (Swarm Select)

Ross Brown

Head Coach

Ross Brown

Head Coach
  • Current Student at Johnson and Wales University studying Sports Management
  • Current Head Coach at The Gordon Middle School
  • Former League Manager for multiple recreation basketball leagues
  • Swarm Head Coach for 3 Seasons

Colleen Collins

Head Coach

Colleen Collins

Head Coach

Nathan Manz

Head Coach

Nathan Manz

Head Coach

James Dow

Coach

James Dow

Coach
  • Former Metro West Head Coach (King Philip Basketball)
  • Swarm Head coach for 1st season (Fall 2023)
  • Have coached multiple youth sports including KP soccer and Summer Hock baseball
  • Former executive board member for Wrentham Youth Baseball and Softball

Jason Soares

Coach

Jason Soares

Coach
  • Swarm basketball as a coach since 2023.
  • Passion for basketball with 10+ years of coaching competitive basketball
  • Head/assistant coaching experience including King Philip Metrowest Travel Boys and Girls teams from 3rd-8th grade.
  • Basketball coaching style is all about bringing energy to empower youths to be confident, display good sportsmanship, and have a team-first attitude.
  • Excited to be part of the Swarm family and looking forward to continuing to another great season.

Joshua Ferreria

Head Coach

Joshua Ferreria

Head Coach

Justin Kennedy

Head Coach

Justin Kennedy

Head Coach

Joshua Callinan

Head Coach

Joshua Callinan

Head Coach

Makayla Glenn

Head Coach

Makayla Glenn

Head Coach

Richard Fesik

Head Coach

Richard Fesik

Head Coach
  • Former men’s assistant coach in the TBL for the South Shore Monarchs
  • Former Consultant to High School and College coaches in Eastern MA and RI
  • Former AAU Division 1 head/assistant coach -3 teams played in National Playoffs
  • Former High School Junior Varsity head coach at King Philip High School- Wrentham, MA
  • Swarm Head Coach for 2 seasons
  • 1st Team All-Division and Co-captain Senior Season at Mount St. Charles Academy HS
  • Scored 20.3 points a game during Senior season at Dean College -10th Leading scorer in New England

Paul Whitfield

Head Coach

Paul Whitfield

Head Coach
  • Current Assistant Boy’s Coach at Western Hills Middle School (4th season)
  • Current Swarm Boy’s Head Coach (1 year)
  • Former member of the Massasoit Community College Men’s Basketball Team
  • Earned 2nd team All Region Honors

Aaron Williams

Head Coach

Aaron Williams

Head Coach

David Andreozzi

Head Coach

David Andreozzi

Head Coach
  • Played basketball at East Providence High School
  • Competed in the RI State Championship 5th year as the head coach for Dighton-Rehoboth Metrowest basketball
  • 10th year as a board member for Rehoboth Youth Basketball
  • Current head coach for the East Providence Mohawks Summer League
  • Coach of the year winner in 2017
  • Former coach for RABC AAU basketball (2018-2022)

Kevin Kersey

Head Coach

Kevin Kersey

Head Coach

PJ Thibodeau

Girls Director, Rhode Island

PJ Thibodeau

Girls Director, Rhode Island

PJ Thibodeau joined Swarm Basketball as the Girls Director of the Rhode Island Swarm program in 2018 before being promoted to New England Girls Director in 2022. PJ came to Swarm Basketball with an extensive background in youth basketball as the Director of the Cranston Youth Basketball Association and the Travel Basketball Coordinator. PJ’s playing experience began as co-captain of the St. Raphael Academy Basketball Team followed by captain of the West Point Preparatory School basketball team, before playing 4 years on the Rhode Island College Men’s Basketball team.

Kerri Augenstein

Head Coach

Kerri Augenstein

Head Coach

Jennifer Robbins

Head Coach

Jennifer Robbins

Head Coach

Mark Souza

Head Coach

Mark Souza

Head Coach
  • Assistant girls basketball coach Warwick Veterans Middle School