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basketball 2018

Hendricken’s Basketball program is among the finest and most decorated 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 2004-2010. In 2018, Hendricken won its third consecutive state championship, and its seventeenth overall state title. The Hawks field three teams: Varsity, JV and Freshman, all of which compete at the Division I level of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. The Freshman squad captured a state title in 2015.

Best Hoops Premier 5-Day Basketball Camp

Camp Director: Coach Jamal Gomes ’91
Camp Level & Ages: Open to boys and girls ages 7-18 or grades 2-12

*Separate instruction for boys and girls.*

Elementary School: Ages 7-10; Middle School: Ages 11-13; High School: Ages 14-18*
*The High School level has a more advanced schedule of instruction.
*All campers are placed in groups according to their basketball abilities with age considerations. Levels may be added to balance teaching stations & team games.
Dates: July 16-20, July 23-27 & July 30-August 3 (2018)
Times: 9am-3pm (Monday-Thursday), Friday 9am-2:30pm
Place: Bishop Hendricken High School
Cost: $240
Questions: Please call Coach Gomes at 401.440.5056, or e-mail at

Coaching Staff

Mr. Jamal Gomes ’91
Varsity Head Coach

Mr. Bob Stephenson
Varsity Asst. Coach

Mr. Brett Kearns
Varsity Asst. Coach

Mr. D.J. Carcieri ’05
Varsity Asst. Coach

Mr. Vincent Mancuso
Head of Basketball Operations/Statistician

Ms. Claudine Davenport

Mr. Peter Almonte ’84
JV Head Coach

Mr. Thiago Gomes ’95
JV Asst. Coach

Mr. Matt D’Ambra
Freshman Head Coach

Mr. Tom Whitaker
Freshman Asst. Coach

Ms. Tamara Small
Freshman Asst. Coach

Contact & Information

Mr. Paul Alianiello
Athletic Director
401.739.3450, ext. 216