Coach Marc Adler is the founder of Amoney Sportz. Marc attended Montville High School and was a varsity basketball starter all four years. During this time he also led his AAU team to two straight AAU National appearances, playing against and with athletes such as Amare Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns), Louel Deng (Chicago Bulls) and JR Smith (Denver Nuggets). Marc participated in the Maccabi games in 2001 leading his team to the Gold Medal.Coach Marc played college basketball at SUNY Brockport. He was selected to the SUNYAC All Academic Team during his freshman year. Since graduating Summa Cum laude with a 3.8 gpa, Marc has done professional recruiting for semi pro teams and has worked with the University of Rhode Island Division 1 Girl's Basketball team. Currently Marc coaches AAU teams, runs clinics and camps for all age groups and conducts private lessons.. He has worked extensively with professional coaches and players. Coach Marc strives to take each and every player to the next level. Last season Coach Marc guided his 8th grade team to the AAU Nationals down in Disney! He has built a winning foundation with great coaches and great kids in the Amoney All Starz Family!
Coach Mike Lambusta was a multiple sports athlete growing up. Whether it was basketball, baseball, football or soccer, Coach Mike knew from an early age that sports are his passion. He started playing travel basketball in 5th grade and continued to master his craft throughout middle school and high school. He attended Morris Hills High school where he was a starting player on the varsity basketball team during his sophomore- senior year. He went on to win the coach's award as the most outstanding player. During his senior year, he won the Knights Pride award in recognition of outstanding dedication, courage and athletic achievement. His dedication to basketball continued as he attended many elite camps and clinics. His persistence payed off and he won MVP of the Morris Catholic basketball camp two years in a row, competing among 100 other players. Unfortunately, due to multiple shoulder injuries as well as a back injury, coach Mike was unable to play at the collegiate level, but that didn't stop his love and passion that he has for the game of basketball. Coach Mike is phenomenal with kids and wants to share his knowledge and experience with young athletes. His main goal is to help these young athletes achieve their maximum potential as basketball players & make them better on and off the court! Coach Mike coaches Amoney year round with Teams, clinics, camps and personal lessons. His knowledge and dedication to the game is unmatched.
Coach Kayden Thompson was a multiple sport athlete that includes basketball, football, baseball & volleyball in High school. Basketball is his true passion which he played High School for Passaic County Tech. He was a star playing AAU and travel basketball his whole life. Coach Kayden has run numerous camps, Clinics and teams around NJ- making players not only better on the court but off the court.. His passion for the sport shines through in every practice & game he does. He loves working with players to better their fundamentals. Every player that plays for him loves him and sees their improvement on the court!
Coach Will Rosario grew up in Morristown where he played basketball and ran track throughout high school. He became one of the head coaches for Morristown youth travel Lakeland League, later transitioning to Rockaway Travel League where he won the town's first ever Lakeland Championship in his first year. His passion continued as he then went on to help out AAU programs, and started his very own program, NJ Fly, where he was able to coach Division 2 and Division 1 players who are now playing collegiate basketball. Coach Will has 15 years of experience of coaching all levels of boys and girls. He can't wait to continue to show his happiness, competitiveness, and sportsmanship and A-Money is excited for Coach Will to bring some fun and excitement to the teams!
Coach Ked Novembre is a Newark, NJ native and graduate of New Jersey City University with degrees in Finance and Computer Science. With over TWENTY plus years of coaching experience Coach Ked has never lost his passion for the game. After playing varsity baseball at Clifford J. Scott HS he took over as the lead youth and teen sports coordinator for the Montclair YMCA servicing ages 1-18 while attending college. There he founded the very successful Montclair Panthers travel basketball program which included middle school and high school boys/girls teams in partnership with the YMCA and the Montclair School District. With Ked's leadership this program was able earn multiple division and finals championships over the years including 10 straight finals appearances in three separate divisions simultaneously...still a record. Being a strong believer in coaching and player development he also started the Montclair Winners community program. Kids in the community and surrounding areas from grades 1st- High School could come and develop their skills, become better players, and learn to work as a team. Young aspiring coaches from grades 11 and up can also come to learn how to become leaders and service their communities. Ked is not only proud of the accomplishments within these programs but also the success of the players once they move on...Many of his players have been recruited to top HS programs in NJ such as Seton Hall Prep, St. Peters Prep, Hudson Catholic, Patrick School, as well as various D1 and D2 college programs. Coach Ked's belief in working hard and as a team with positive energy served what Amoney Sportz is all about!
Coach Jake Aiello Was an avid Basketball player throughout his life and Played at Montville township high school his freshman and sophomore year. Being a Coaches son he always knew he wanted to get into Coaching at an early age and his passion with working with children and making the better was always a calling. Coach Jake has been with Amoney since 2016, he played with the program for many years and was a key contributor and leader on every team . Coach Jake is never done learning and mastering the how’s and why’s of basketball, that’s why he’s currently undergoing training by Micah Lancaster’s “I’mpossible training” and becoming a certified i’mpossible trainer. Coach Jake doesn’t see a kid for who he is now, he sees someone as what they can become. His Passion, energy and love of the game of Basketball is a natural fit with Amoney.
Coach Justice Sims-McCray is an Orange, NJ native and graduate of Seton Hall Preparatory High School & North Carolina A&T State University with a degree in Business Management concentrated in Entrepreneurship. Coach Justice was a three sport athlete in High School including Basketball, Football and Track, becoming a division 1 athlete in the latter sport. Coach Justice has coached for many years and has led many of those teams to the championship, walking away with two of them. His focus as a coach is not just to win games but to build winners of life, with a winner's mentality, a winner's mindset and a winner's spirit. He uses the tool of basketball to teach his players real life skills, building them to be better at everything. We are very excited to have him part of the A-money Family.
Coach Morgan Hellyer graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma with a B.S. in Health and Human Performance. She played Division 2 basketball for 4 years. Her Freshman year, she played for Coach Missy Traversi on the NE10 Championship team (#8 in the Nation) for Adelphi University. She played her remaining 3 years for Coach Fala Bullock at NSU, competing in the Mid- American Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Prior to her college career, Morgan played at Marcus High School(6A) in Flower Mound, Texas, where she was a 3 year varsity member, and a captain her senior year. During her basketball career in Texas, she competed against and played with highly successful basketball players: Natalie Choi (UCLA), Cierra Johnson (Texas A&M), Chennedy Carter (Atlanta Dream), Lauren Cox (Indiana Fever), and more. Morgan grew up a coach's daughter, and has had passion for basketball every since she can remember. She has been coaching/ training for 8 years. She has been a coach for Marcus Smart's, Boston Celtics player, Young Game-changer Camp for 3 years in Texas. Throughout her career, she has proved her dedication to the game and passion for the game. Morgan was a selfless and hardworking competitor. Morgan loves working with all ages. Her goal is to be a mentor and role model for players on and off the court. She is excited and eager to bring her coaching knowledge to New Jersey and the Amoney Sportz Program.
Coach Marc Gold is a multiple sport athlete, having played soccer, lacrosse, basketball, baseball, and football throughout his athletic career. Coach Gold, along with Coach Marc has played with various AAU programs such as, New Jersey Wildcats, Morris County Bulls and New York City Gauchos. Coach Gold played varsity for three years at both backcourt positions. He was elected captain his junior and senior years and was named to first and second team all conference respectfully both of those years. Coach Gold is a teacher at Mapplewood middle school He has now picked up a whistle to become a coach. Marc has coached multiple teams, including boys' and girls' teams, from the age ranges of third grade to ninth grade. Coach Gold has been the Head coach of the Amoney All Starz 5th, 6th, grade teams over the last 3 years! He has a natural way with kids and motivates them to be the best player they can be! He has racked up numerous Tournament Championships in the Amoney Organization!
Coach Wayne Patterson is a lifelong elite Multiple Sport Athlete. Coach Wayne has been a multi sport athlete competing at a high level at the age of 5. Since Graduating College, coach has built himself quiet a resume in the sports world from playing against numerous professional athletes in both the NBA and NFL. A 4-year varsity starter in both sports during high school for, while being recruited by a multitude of division 1 programs while still just in middle school. Coach Wayne went on to play both football and basketball his freshman year at the collegiate level at Lackawanna college, while continuing to play only football the rest of his college at Montclair state university. Graduating with a major in justice studies and a minor in environmental education. Coach Wayne Has now been with the Amoney program as a Coach for the last two years! His passion and energy stands out to everyone around him! His personality is second to none and any athlete who gets to work with him is extremely lucky!
Coach Kayla Diaz Played basketball her entire life and played at East Side High School in Paterson NJ, where she led her team to a State Championship in 2014. She still holds the record for most threes made. During her high school career Coach Kayla was ranked #2 shooter in NJ. Earning All County recognition all four years. She then went on the play collegiate basketball at the division 1 level at NJIT. She finished off her collegiate career at the D2 level at Felician University. Senior year of college she coached on the North Jersey Blast AAU program. Coach Kayla is currently a collegiate coach at Essex County Community College. She loves the game of basketball and hopes to impact the lives of every player she comes across.
Coach Jumanne McGee Has coached all different youth teams and high school over the years. He has coached in the East Orange area with the 8th, 7th, and 6th grade team as well as the boy's varsity team at East Orange High school. Coach McGee's 6th grade team won the championship recently. Coach McGee is very energetic, enthusiastic and very detail oriented. He's very uplifting and wants to see all his players prevail, and Coach Mcgee is all about mentoring kids to become better basketball players on and off the court. Coach Mcgee has been involved in basketball his entire playing in middle school, High school and at the collegiate level. His ability to bond with the kids and teach them skills on and off the court separates him from so many coaches. He is a true winner and we could not be more excited to have join the Amoney All Starz family.
Coach Aaron Williams A Multisport varsity athlete in High School excelling in both football and basketball at Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield, NJ. His senior year lead his team to become the North Group 1 Champions. Continued his career at Montclair State University where he continued to play both sports (Football / Basketball) while maintaining a high standard in the classroom. Upon Graduation, Coach Williams has had the opportunity to play football oversees professionally. Upon completion on playing career he has since graduated from his alma mater with a Masters Degree in sports administration and coaching. Through personal experience and academic studies Coach Williams has been apart of championship caliber varsity programs in the North Jersey community, Union High School (Football) and Madison High School ( Basketball). Coach looks to bring his passion and experience to provide outstanding mentorship and development to all the young athletes involved in the A Money Program!
Coach DeVere Hatchett has been around basketball his entire life. He is the owner and founder of an organization called The Hoop Community where he promotes basketball as a lifetime sport for basketball enthusiasts. Born and raised in city of Newark, NJ where he helped with leagues such as the Zoo Crew and Branch Brook Park summer leagues. He was inspired to make basketball a big part of my life when I realized what type of relationships the sport could create and the opportunities that come along with them. He has coached at the scholastic level for over 15 years. He began his coaching career as a youth coaching 10 and under through high school aged players. He also played 4 years in high school and 2 years in college. After college he decided to coach at my Alma mater Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair. He then moved on to coach for Newark Public Schools at Rafael Hernandez Elementary School, American History High School, and now is currently the Coach at Barringer High School. His positive demeanor, wealth of knowledge about the game and being able to relate to his players are things we can't wait for him to bring to the Amoney Family!