Central Mass Swarm: Welcome

Friday, August 28
Fall Rosters Below !!!!

Contact me at: centralmassswarm@gmail.com  (Coach Packard - Director)  or my cell 508-887-1974 please text or call if you have any questions.

                       mbyrnes14@yahoo.com (Coach Byrnes - Assistant Director) 

 

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Central Mass Swarm Boys' AAU Basketball

 

AAU TEAM CLUB #WW9449

   

Looking For Basketball Training?

Contact Mike Byrnes @ 1 Stop Basketball Training

 http://www.1stopbasketballtraining.com/

  mbyrnes14@yahoo.com

508-826-5233 

Fall Rosters 2015

 If you are going to accept your spot, you must e-mail me by Sunday, August 30th, 2015.  Please e-mail me either way so I can plan accordingly.  The e-mail is centralmassswarm@gmail.com attn: Coach Packard

The cost for the season is $350.00 for six tournaments.   A $100.00 deposit will be due to me by Friday, September 4, 2015.  Please make checks payable to:  Dean Packard and mail to:   Dean Packard, 5 Kayla Lane, Dudley, MA 01571.  The remaing balance will be due BEFORE the first game.

Practices will start the first week in September.  I will send out a game schedule and practice schedule by Sunday night.   If you have any questions, please send me a text, call or e-mail me or Mike.   Remember to please let me know either way, the number of players will be updated as players commit or decline.  I will highlight players acceptance as they come in...

Grade 11-12: (Varsity Division) Coach Grzembski:

Mike Gilligan

Matt Simmons

Matthew Kiharu

James Trottier

Anthony Grzembski

Paul Veronis

Ben Weisnewski

Brady Antonopoulos

Mike Raposa 

Tyler Davern 

Eric Scariglia 

Pat McGovern 

 

Grade 10: Coach Look:

Colin Bussiere

Drew Peretti

Cory Harrignton

Jacob Coovert

Paul Kelleher

Danny Cavic

Aiden Bishop

Evan Coutoure

Brian Kirkorian

Kenny Flynn

Tyler Cierpich 

Nick Bouteau

Cody Sangren 

Brett LeBeau  

Grade 9: Coach Byrnes:

Cody Adams

Sam Adusei

Tom Anderson

Niko Goulas

Matt Larson 

Collin Mulcahy 

Ravi Patel 

Jaethen Ramos 

Nick Redden 

Ben San Frantello 

Jared Ullstrom 

 

Grade 9: Coach Petrelli:

Leo Guimaraes

Connor Everidge

Tyler Tetford 

Kody Petrelli 

Brian Cromack

Andrew Wyman

Pat Duke

Marcos Pagan 

Parth Patel 

Michael Acquaah-Harrison

Sean McGeary 

 

Grade 7/8: Coach O'Brien:

Cam Gagnon

Kobe Jean-Guillome

Anthony Allain

Lucas Boulanger

Nick Falcone 

Colby Merchant

Luke Neri

Mitchell Toner

Dillon Grandmaison 

 

Grade 7/8: Coach Byrnes & Coach Look:

Lucas San Frantello

CJ Holmberg

Kevin Profiri

Andrew Parker

Ryan Bonja

Stephen O'Connor

Liam Noonan

Sid Upreti

Brandan Dejesus 

 

Grade 5/6: Coach Minarik & Coach McKay:

Austin Giarnese

Brady McKay

Alec Fasolo

Brian Langevin

Joe Salonis

Colin Minarik

Ethan Minarik

Oven Vaillancourt

Alex Tsoumakas

Treyden Finley

Tyler Patchen

Zachard DeJesus 

  

See video clips on YouTube:

Grade 9 Fall 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xOXVfdw3DU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0i8Jis-2lU

2015 Spring Highlights:

Grade 11 Coach Pietrzak: 15 wins and 10 losses (Super-Regional Silver Bracket Champions; Qualified for Nationals; Bracket Play at Gymrat)

Grade 10 Coach Grzembski: 25 wins and 10 losses (Super-Regionals Silver Bracket Champions; Qulaified for Nationals; ZG Coaches Poll Champions; Elite 8 States Div. 2 - qualified. for Div 2 Nationals )

Grade 10 Coach Hetherman: 10 wins and 10 losses

Grade 9 Coach Packard: 28 wins and 11 losses (Mass Premier Champions; ZG Gold Rush Champions; Final Four Gold Bracket Super-Regionals Div. 1 National Bid; ZG Coaches Poll Champions; Elite 8, Divison II States - qualified for Divison 2 Nationals;)

Grade 8 Coach Byrnes: 30 wins and 10 losses (Qualified for Nations Elite 8 Super-Regionals; ZG Coaches Poll Challenge; Elite 8 States Div. 2 - Qualified for Div. 2 Nationals;)

Grade 8 Coach Look: 10 wins and 9 losses

Grade 7 Coach O'Brien: 7 wins and 15 losses

Grade 5/6 Coach Minarik: 8 win and 12 losses

Grade 4 Coach Minarik: 14 wins and 10 losses (Battle for the Border Champion ZG);

2014 Fall Highlights 

Grade 11  Coach Packard:  19 wins and 5 losses

Grade 10  Coach Grzembski:  12 wins and 7 losses

Grade 9   Coach Coughlin:  9 wins and 11 losses

Grade 8  Coach Bryrnes:  19 wins and 5 losses

Grade 8  Coach Petrelli:  11 wins and 11 losses

Grade 5/6  Coaches Minarik & McKay:  13 wins and 7 losses

 2014 Spring Highlights

Grade 10 Coach Pietrzak:        

Grade 9 Coach Packard/Grzembski:

Grade 8 Coach Coughlin:

Grade 7 Coach Byrnes:

Grade 7 Coach Pettrelli:

Grade 6 Coach Nuttall:

Grade 5 Coach Minarik/McKay: 

                      

 2013 Fall Highlights

Grade 11/12 Coach Packard & Grzembski:      11 wins and 5 losses (2 Championships)

Grade 9/10 Coach Pietrzak & O'Brien:           7 wins and 9 losses 

Grade 9 Coach Packard & Coach Grzembski:   16 wins and 2 losses (4 Championships)

Grade 8 Coach Coughlin:                                 8 wins and 8 losses

Grade 7 Coach Byrnes & Pettrelli:                   16 wins and 2 losses (3 Championships)

Grade 6 Coach Nuttall:                                   13 wins and 5 losses (2 Championships)

Program Totals:                                              71 wins and 31 losses (11 Championships) 

 

2013 Spring Highlights

Grade 10/11 Coach Thomas/Watkins:    10 wins and 14 losses (Qualified for Nationals at the Super-Regionals)

Grade 9 Coach Pietrzak/Campbell:        22 wins anf 5 losses (Qualified for Nationals at Super-Regionals and State                                                                   Tournament - Elite 8 in both tournaments

Grade 8 Coach Packard/Grzembski:     30 wins and 14 losses (Qualified for Nationals at Super-Regionals - Final Four;                                                             and State Tournament - Elite 8...off to Orlando to compete in the Div. 2                                                                         Nationals in July)  Elite 8 at Maryland Invitational; Nationals Sweet 16

Grade 7 Coach Coughlin:                      20 wins and 5 losses

Grade 6 (White) Coach Byrnes:            24 wins and 7 losses (Qualified for the Nationals at Super-Regionals - Eilte 8;                                                              and State Tournament - 3rd place)

Grade 6 (Black) Coach Byrnes/Patrelli: 8 wins 13 losses

Grade 5 Coach Nuttall:                        18 wins and 6 losses

Grade 5 Coach Paranto:                       9 wins and 11 losses 

 

Chapionship Pictures Below!!!!!

Mission Statement:

Our program aims to teach players the game of basketball through fundamental skills.  In addition to teaching fundamental skills, we will guide our players to reach their highest potential as an individual player as well as a teammate.  Players will understand terms such as respect, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and commitment.  In the end, it's our hope that each player will get maximum growth as a player and a person; and additionally, grow to love this great game of basketball. 

Championship Pictures



Grade 9 Champions Spring 2015
Grade 9 Champions Spring 2015
Sunday, April 26
Grade 9 Boys Capture ZG's Coaches Challenge Poll Championship Spring 2015



Congratulations to Coach Packard and his 9th grade boys for winning ZG's Coaches Challange championship this past weekend... Keep up the great work boys! 

Sunday, April 26
Grade 10 Boys Capture ZG's Coaches Poll Challenge Spring 2015



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Congratulations to Coach Grzembski and his team for capturing ZG's Coaches Poll Challenge...  Keep up the great work.

Grade 4 ZG Battle for Border Champions
Tuesday, April 21
Grade 4 Boys Capture The ZG's Battle for the Border Championship Spring 2015



Congratulations to Coach Minarik and his 4th grade boys team for capturing their first championship; I am sure this is the first of many!   Way to go boys... keep up the good work.

Grade 11 Champions Spring 2015
Sunday, April 19
Grade 11 Boys Capture Super-Regionals Silver Bracket Championship Spring 2015

Congratulations to our grade 11 boys for capturing the Super-Regional Silver Basket Title this past weekend. 

Grade 10 Super-Regional Champs 2015
Sunday, April 19
Grade 10 Boys Capture Super-Regionals Silver Bracket Title Spring 2015

Congratulations to our 10th grade boys for capturing the Super-Regional's Silver Bracket Championship.  Way to go boys, we are proud of you.

ZG Gold Rush Champions Spring 2015
Grade 9 Champions Spring 2015
Sunday, April 19
Grade 9 Boys win the ZeroGravity Gold Rush Tournament Spring 2015

Our grade 9 boys went 5 - 0 this past weekend capturing the ZG Gold Rush Tournament this past weekend!  congratulations boys and keep up the great work.



Grade 9 Champions Mass Premier Champions
Sunday, April 19
Grade 9 Boys win the Mass Premier Home for Easter Championship Spring 2015

Congratulations to the 9th grade boys for going 4 - 0 and capturing the Home for Easter Championship.  Great start to the season boys.

Coach Petrelli and Byrnes' Grade 7 Team
Grade 7 Mass Premier 3 - 0 Coach Coughlin's Grade 7 Team
Sunday, March 31
Coach Coughlin's Grade 7 Team Goes 3 - 0 at Home For Easter Tournament at Mass Premier

Congratulations to Coach Coughlin and her boys for going 3 - 0 in their opening tournament at Mass Premier!  The boys took care of business in convincing fashion in all three games!  Great way to start the season - way to go! 

Coach Byrnes and his 6th grade team
Tuesday, April 9
Congratulations to the 6th grade boys and Coach Byrnes on going 4-0 in Derry, New Hampshire.


Grade 9 Spartan Tournament Champs 2013
Tuesday, April 9
Congratulations to our 9th grade team and their 4-0 championship in Derry, New Hampshire

Conratulations to our grade 9 team as they went 4-0 to win the Spartan Shootout Tournament in Derry, NewHampshire.  Great work boys!!!!  Way to go Coach Pietrzak and Coach Campbell.

Coach Petrelli and Byrnes' Grade 7 Team
Coach Nuttall's Grade 5 Champions
Sunday, April 21
Grade 5 M-Plex Shootout Champions - Coach Nuttall and his players - Great job!

Congratulations to Coach Nuttall and his 5th grade players for going 4-0 and winning the M-Plex Shootout this past weekend!   Way to go guys... keep up the good work.

Grade 11 Final Four Team Super-Regionals
Sunday, April 21
Grade 11 Swarm Team Advanced to Final Four at Super-Regionals - Receiving a bid to Div. II Nationals

Congratulations to Coach Thomas and Coach Watkins and their players for making the final four of this past weekend's Super-Regionals.  Their finish gave them an automatic bid to the Div. II Nationals in Orlando, Florida - great work!!

Grade 8 National Qualifying Team
Saturday, April 27
Grade 8 Central Mass Swarm Team Qualifies for Div. II Nationals at Super-Regionals in Foxborough, MA Spring 2013

Congratulations to Coach Packard and Coach Grzemski's grade 8 team for qualifying for Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Central Mass Swarm finished third in the Super-Regionals in Foxborough - nice work guys!!! 

Grade 8 Champions - Team Mass 2013
Grade 8 Champions Team Mass 2013
Sunday, April 28
Grade 8 Swarm Champions Team Mass Spring Blast April 2013 - Coach Packard & Coach Grzembski

Congratulations to the grade 8 Swarm team as they went 4 - 0 at the Team Mass Spring Blast!  Great job and keep up the great work!!!  Good luck in the States next week.

Grade 7 Swarm Champions Mass Premier
Grade 7 Swarm Champions
Sunday, April 28
Congratulations to Coach Coughlin and her Grade 7 Swarm team for going 4 - 0 at the Team Mass Spring Blast 2013

Congratulations toCoach Coughlin and her grade 7 team for going 4 - 0 at the Team Mass Spring Blast Tournament 2013.  Great work guys!!!  Keep up the great effort...

 



Coach Paranto's Grade 5 Champions 2013
Grade 5 Team Mass Champions - 2013
Monday, April 29
Congratulations to Coach Paranto and his 5th Grade Boys for their Championship at the Team Mass Blast 2013

Congratulations to Coach Paranto and his 5th grade boys for winning their first championship at the Team Mass Spring Blast 2013.  They played like a team and worked hard topull out the final win!!!  Way to go boys... get ready for the next one.

Grade 8 Boston Warriors Champs
Boston Warriors Champions Grade 8 - 2013
Sunday, May 12
Grade 8 Boston Warriors Tournament - Champions May 12, 2013

Congratulations to Coach Packard, Coach Grzembski and boys for winning the Boston Warriors Power Rankings Tournament.  Great job by all!!!!!   

Grade 9 Champions 2013
Grade 9 Boston Warrior Champs 2013
Sunday, May 12
Congratulations to Coach Pietrzak, Coach Campbell and their players for going 3-0 and winning the Boston Warriors Power Rankings Tournament.

Congratulations to our 9th grade boys basketball team for going 3 - 0 and winning the Boston Warriors Power Ranking Tournament this past weekend.  Great job and get ready for next weekend in Springfield!!!! 

Grade 5 Swarm Champions
Coach Nuttall's Grade 5 Champions - Boston Warriors Tournament 2013
Monday, May 13
Congratulations to Coach Nuttall and his 5th grade team for their championship at the Boston Warriors Tournament Spring 2013

Congratulations to Coach Nuttall and his 5th grade team for going 3-0 and winning the Boston Warriors Power Rankings Tournament.  Great job guys... keep up the good work!

Grade 5 Basketbull Champions 2013
Sunday, May 19
Congratulations to Coach Nuttall and his 5th Grade Team for Winning the Championship at Basketbull

Congratulations to our 5th boys team coached by Coach Nuttall.  They won their divisional bracket at Basketbull this past weekend!   Great job boys... keep up the great effort!!!

Grade 8 Maple Syrup Champions 2013
Grade 8 Maple Syrup Champs 2013
Sunday, June 2
Grade 8 Captures the Championship at the Maple Syrup Challenge in Vermont

Congratulations to the 8th grade boys for capturing yet another championship this past weekend in Burlington, VT. The boys went 4-0 and brought home the syrup for the second year in a row... way to go boys.  Good luck in Maryland next weekend.

Grade 6 Champions in Burlington VT 2013
Monday, June 3
Congratulations to the 6th Grade Boys' Team on their Championship at the Maple Syrup Challenge in Burlington VT

Congratulations to the 6th grade boys' team for capturing the championship in Burlington VT this passed weekend!  Great work by everyone!!!!  Good luck in Maryland next weekend. 

Grade 9 Champions Maple Syrup Challenge
Grade 9 Maple Syrup Champions 2013
Monday, June 3
Congratulations to the 9th Grade Team for their Championship this Past Weekend at the Maple Syrup Challenge Spring 2013

Congratulations to the 9th grade Swarm Team.  They took home the Maple Syrup by going 4-0 in Burlington VT.  Great job guys...  You had a great season!!!!

Lunch in Maryland - Grade 8 Boys
Tuesday, June 18
Grade 8 Boys' in Maryland - Free Cinnamon Sticks for all the Boys!!!!

Grade 8 boys having lunch between games in Maryland...

Nationals 2013
Grade 8 Nationals Orlando, Florida
Saturday, July 20
Coach Packard & Coach Grzembski's 8th Grade Team at the 2013 Nationals in Orlando, Florida

Congratulations to our 8th grade boys' team after going 3 and 3, and making it to the Sweet 16 at the 8th Grade AAU Nationals in Orlando, Florida.  The boys played great and made a strong impression with some to the best 8th grade teams in the country - congratulations boys!!!!

Grade 9 Champions at Mass Premier 2013
Grade 9 Mass Premier Champions Fall 2013
Wednesday, October 2
Grade 9 Boys Beat Boston Spartans to Capture Mass Premier Fall Ball Championship

Congratuations to the boys 9th grade team for going 4-0 at the Mass Premier Fall Ball Tournament.  Way to start off the fall season!!!

 

 



Grade 7 Swarm Champions Mass Premier
Grade 7 Champions Mass Premier Fall 2013
Wednesday, October 2
Grade 7 Swarm Team Beats South County Basketball to Capture The Mass Premier Fall Ball Championship - Fall 2013

Congratulations to our grade 7 boys to for going 4-0 and capturing the Mass Premier Fall Ball Championship this past weekend!  Great work by everyone and keep up the great work.

Grade 6 Mass Premier Champs Fall 2013
Grade 6 Champions Mass Premier Fall 2013
Wednesday, October 2
Congratulations To Our 6th Grade Boys Team for Beating The RI Hawks in OT Capturing The Mass Premier Fall Ball Championship Fall 2013

Congratulations to our grade 6 boys for capturing the championship this past weekend at the Mass Premier Fall Ball Tournament.  Way to go boys and keep up the good work!

 

 



Coach Nuttall's Grade 6 Champions 2013
Sunday, October 27
Coach Nuttall's Grade 6 Team Champions in New Hampshire Spring 2013 - Zero Gravity

Congratulations to Coach Nuttall and his boys for winning the Zero Gravity Championship in New Hampshire!  Way to go boys!!!!!

Coach Petrelli and Byrnes' Grade 7 Team
Grade 7 Champions Zero Gravity Fall 2013
Sunday, October 27
Coach Byrnes' Grade 6 Team Champions at Zero Gravity in New Hampshire Fall 2013

Congratulations to Coach Byrnes and his boys for winning the Zero Gravity tournament last weekend in New Hampshire! Way to go boys!!!! 

Grade 9 Zero Gravity Champions NH
Grade 9 Zero Gravity Champions NH Fall 2013
Sunday, October 27
Congratulations to Coach Packard & Coach Grzembski's Team for Capturing the Zero Gravity Championship in New Hampshire Last Weekend - Fall 2013

Congratulations to the Grade 9 boys for their championship weekend in New Hampshire!  Way to go boys... You make us very proud!!!!

Grade 9 Champions Fall 2013
Grade 9 Champions Fall 2013
Sunday, October 27
Congratulations to Coach Packard and Coach Grzembski's Grade 9 Team as They Win Another Championship at the Hanover Halloween Bash Fall 2013

Congratulations to our 9th grade boys team as they won their four championship of the fall!  They finished the fall season going 16 - 2  great job boys!!!!!   Best of luck with your upcoming school season!!!!

Grade 7 Champions Fall 2013
Sunday, October 27
Congratulations to Coach Byrnes and Pettrelli for winning the Halloween Bash in Hanover MA. Fall 2013

Congratulations to our 7th grade boys for winning Hanover Halloween Tournament this past weekend!  After going 4-0, they ended their season at 16 - 2!   Not bad boys!!!!  See you in the spring!

Grade 9 Under Armour Champions - 2012
Monday, November 12
Congratulations to Coach Pietrzak and Coach Campbell's Grade 9 Championship at the Under Armour Challenge in New Haven,CT. Fall 2012

Congratulations to the Grade 9 boys team coached by Coach Pietrzak and Coach Campbell - way to win the championship in New Haven, CT.  Fall 2012

Grade 5 - Spartan's Fall Shootout Champs
Tuesday, October 23
Spartan's Fall Shootout Champions - Grade 5 Coaches: Nuttall & Savage

Congratulations to the 5th grade boys' team for their championship in Derry, NH!!!!  Way to go boys...

Grade 8 Spartan's Shootout Champs
Tuesday, October 23
Grade 8 Boys Spartan's Shootout Champions, Derry, NH

Congratulations to the 8th grade boys for winning their pool championship in Derry, NH!  Way to boy boys... keep up the great work.



Grade 6 Champs Spartans Shootout
Grade 6 Champions - Derry, NH
Tuesday, October 23
Grade 6 Champions - Spartan's Shootout, Derry, NH

Congratulations to the grade 6 boys and their championship in Derry, NH!  Way to go guys...  Keep up the great work!



Coach Petrelli and Byrnes' Grade 7 Team
Friday, October 5
Grade 6 M-Plex Champions Coach Padula


Grade 5 M-Plex Champions Coach Nuttall
Grade 5 Champions M-Plex
Tuesday, September 25
M-Plex Tournament September 22-23, 2012

Congratulations to our boys teams whowent 20-5 at the M-Plex Tournament.  It was a great way to kickoff the Fall 2012 season.  We have four teams win championships:  Grade 5; Grade 6 (Padula); Grade 8; and Grade 10/11.  Nice way to start the season boys!  Let's gear up for Springfield... 

Coach Nuttall's Grade 6 Champions 2013
Grade 11 M-Plex Champions 2012
Tuesday, September 25
Grade 11 M-Plex Champions 2012

Grade 10/11 Championship Team

Grade 8 M-Plex Champions 2012
Grade 8 Champions M-Plex 2012
Tuesday, September 25
M-Plex Kickoff Tournament Champions - Grade 8


Grade 6 Champions - Team Mass 2011
Saturday, May 12
Congratulations to Coach Coughlin and the Grade 6 Swarm Team - Team Mass Champions Spring 2012


M-Plex October 2011
Monday, October 10
Grade 7 - M-Plex Champions - Coach Packard & Coach Grzembski's Team