Rhode Island

Upcoming Events

Rhode Island Swarm Spring 2024 Tryouts

Sunday, February 25th & Tuesday, February 27th

CCRI - Lincoln Campus
1762 Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865

Tryout Breakdown: February 25th
BOYS & GIRLS GRADES 3rd-5th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
BOYS & GIRLS GRADES 6th-8th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS & GIRLS
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

South Kingstown Recreation Center
30 St Dominic Road
Wakefield, RI 02879

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Rhode Island Swarm

Rhode Island Swarm, powered by Under Armour, is the premier club basketball program in the Northeast. We provide opportunities for boys and girls in grades 3rd to 12th. Our club teams are available in both the Fall and Spring, with locations in Cranston and South County. The girl’s program is led by Coach PJ Thibodeau, Head Girls Basketball at the Rocky Hill School, while the boy’s program is directed by Coach Derek Dewey, owner and operator of Rhode Island Basketball Academy. Additionally, we offer various camps and clinics throughout the year.

Coaching Staff

PJ Thibodeau

Girls Director/Head Coach

PJ Thibodeau

Girls Director/Head Coach

SWARMCOACHPJ@GMAIL.COM

  • Current Girls Head Basketball Coach at Rocky Hill Country Day School in East Greenwich, RI
  • Former Cranston West High School Girls Varsity Basketball Coach
  • Former Director & Travel Basketball Coordinator of Cranston Youth Basketball Association
  • 17 years’ experience as a youth basketball coach
  • Four year collegiate player, finishing at Rhode Island College (’95) and Captain of the West Point Preparatory School Basketball Team (’90)

Marcus Reilly

Boys Director/Head Coach

Marcus Reilly

Boys Director/Head Coach
  • Current Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Division I Stonehill College
  • Previously coached at Bryant University
  • Former assistant, associate, and interim head coach at University of Rhode Island
  • Led Rhode Island College for four years, achieving a remarkable record of 71-37 (.657)

Andrew Watkins

Head Coach

Andrew Watkins

Head Coach

Brian Levesque

Head Coach

Brian Levesque

Head Coach

Lucas Brierty

Head Coach

Lucas Brierty

Head Coach

AJ Monaco

Head Coach

AJ Monaco

Head Coach

Joshua Perry

Head Coach

Joshua Perry

Head Coach

Alex Ruiz

Head Coach

Alex Ruiz

Head Coach

Kevin Kersey

Head Coach

Kevin Kersey

Head Coach

Jay Hanley

Head Coach

Jay Hanley

Head Coach

Adam Bloom

Head Coach

Adam Bloom

Head Coach

Kerri Augenstein

Head Coach

Kerri Augenstein

Head Coach
  • 2003 – 2006 UMass Dartmouth Women’s Basketball Team player
  • 900+ points scored over 3yrs college basketball
  • All conference recognitions each year played in college
  • 2005 + 2006: First Team All Conference Defense + Offensive teams
  • 1999 – 2002: 1000 points High School + All State honors across 4yrs played
  • 2000 State Championship Player of the Game
  • 2001 starter in State Championship run and semi-finalists
  • 2016 – Current: Various AAU Club coaching throughout Rhode Island

Raymond Flemming

Head Coach

Raymond Flemming

Head Coach

Drew Watkins

Head Coach

Drew Watkins

Head Coach

Nate Plant

Head Coach

Nate Plant

Head Coach

Dan Labelle

Head Coach

Dan Labelle

Head Coach

LaRae Rhodes

Head Coach

LaRae Rhodes

Head Coach

Marcus Teixeira

Head Coach

Marcus Teixeira

Head Coach

Jenn Robbins

Head Coach

Jenn Robbins

Head Coach

Chip Sallay

Head Coach

Chip Sallay

Head Coach

Cory Mullen-Rusin

Skills Trainer

Cory Mullen-Rusin

Skills Trainer

Janai Crooms

Skills Trainer

Janai Crooms

Skills Trainer

Mark Souza

Head Coach

Mark Souza

Head Coach