2023 NY Gauchos 15u 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 15u is coached Mike Williams and CJ Steed, and their roster is as follows:

Rich Jackson (2026) 6’0 guard, Bishop Loughlin High

Shameek Casillas (2026) 6’1 guard, Our Savior Lutheran School

Jayvon Rampersant (2026) 6’8 forward, Hudson Catholic (NJ)

David Ekhelar (2026) 6’8 forward, Newark East Side High (NJ)

Luis Carillio Moss (2026) 6’7 forward, St Raymond’s High

Elijah Williams (2026) 5’11 point guard, Hudson Catholic (NJ)

Ethan Butler (2026) 6’5 small forward, Dwight School

Kennedy Benedict (2025) 6’5 small forward, Iona Prep

Nazier Campbell (2026) 6’3 guard, Cardinal Hayes High

Joseph Nunez (2026) 6’0 guard, St Francis Prep

Kailan Vilfort (2026) 6’6 forward, St Francis Prep

Hassan Cisse (2026) 6’1 guard, St Raymond’s High