2023 NY Gauchos 16u 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 16u roster is as follows:


Kaleb Popotte (2025) 6’0 guard, Monsignor Scanlan High

Trevon Lewis (2026) 6’2 guard, Cardinal Hayes High

Mike Hughes 5’9 point guard, Holy Cross High (PA)

Joshua Thompson (2025) 6’5 swing, Mt St Michael High

Lucas Morillo (2025) 6’5 shooting guard,  Iona Prep

Brandon Torres (2025) 6’4 small forward, Portledge High

Eric Fagan Jr. (2025) 6’3 small forward, Monsignor Scanlan High

Julian Desir (2025) 6’3 small forward, Christ The King High

Colin Phang (2025) 6’8 St Raymond’s High

Jayden Almonor (2025) 6’7 forward, St Joseph’s Regional High (NJ)

Charlie Williams (2025) 6’6 wing, Kimball Union (NH)

Brandon Stores Jr. 6’4 small forward, St Raymond’s High