2023 NY Gauchos 17u Roster


The New York Gauchos Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball program offers youth in New York City the highest quality athletic programming, academic support and enrichment, and opportunities for lifelong success. Their goals are to produce athletes who can play basketball at the highest competitive levels, and to cultivate strong students and well-rounded citizens. Since 1967, the internationally-recognized New York Gauchos have operated under the stewardship of Teamwork Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit located in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.  Each year they provide approximately 300 student athletes with an elite travel team experience, academic enrichment, and educational opportunities. Their home is the iconic the Gauchos Gym in the Bronx.

2023 NY Gauchos 17u team is coached by the veteran, Ed Turkson, and his roster is as follows:

Isaiah Brown (2024) 6’0 guard, Don Bosco High (NJ)

Dwayne Pierce (2024) 6’6 shooting guard, Christ The King High (Iowa State commit)

Nasir “Mookie” Rodriguez (2024) 6’6 shooting guard, Monsignor Scanlan High

AJ Rodriguez (2024) 6’5 wing, St Thomas More (CT)

Noah Barnett 6’8 forward, Don Bosco High (NJ)

Jalen Munson (2024) 5’11 guard, St Peter’s High

Jaylen Pray (2024) 6’8 forward, Iona Prep

Tyler Edore (2024) 6’8 forward, Brooklyn Collegiate High

Elijah Witter (2024) 6’3 guard, Nazareth Regional High

Marcel Henry (2024) 6’8 forward, Iona Prep

Lawrence Mitchell (2023) 6’1 guard, Clarkstown South