Hendricken’s basketball program is among the finest in the Northeast. Under the direction of head coach Jamal Gomes ‘91, the varsity team captured a record seven consecutive Rhode Island state championships from 2004 through 2010. In 2016, Hendricken won the state championship and its fifteenth overall state title.
The Hawks field three teams: varsity, JV and freshman, all of which compete in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. Coach Gomes is assisted by veteran assistant Bob Stephenson, Brett Kearns, D.J. Carcieri ’05 and Vincent Mancuso is the head of basketball operations. The JV team is coached by Mike Monahan ‘98 and Peter Almonte ‘84. Freshman head coaches Thiago Gomes ‘95 and Matt D’Ambra won another state title in 2015.