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PhD Hoops Announces Coaching Staff and Teams for 2022 United World Games Tour

PhD Hoops Announces Coaching Staff and Teams for 2022 United World Games Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA – UPDATED May 30, 2022 – PhD Hoops announces the coaches and players who will represent the USA in the U19 Boys Basketball division at the United World Games. The teams will be on tour from June 12-21, 2022 traveling to Germany, Austria and Italy while competing at the UWG, the largest youth tournament in Europe (up to 15 sports, 35 countries represented and 12,000 athletes from around the world). The group will experience both high-level basketball and cultural sightseeing before and after the event.


HEAD COACH: Arvin Mosley, Jr. (Tacoma, WA)

Bryant Cliff (Big Bear, CA)
Max Ramirez (Battle Ground, WA)
Weston Teague (Huntsville, AR)
Payton Howe (Downey, ID)
Dylan Taylor (Green River, WY)
Jonah Coleman-Harris (Seattle, WA)
Keaton Linn (Oxford, MI)
Romeo Montes (Cerro Gordo, IL)
Darius Enshae (Palm Desert, CA)
Caleb Young (Murrieta, CA)

Coach Arvin Mosley, Jr. (Tacoma, WA) has been a key part of the PhD Hoops family for a long time, serving as a Skills Trainer, Website Contributor and Coaches Roundtable Moderator over the last several years. He is currently the CEO and Founder of Triple Impact Coaching as well as the Co-Founder of the Northwest Basketball Coaches Forum. He has been the Head Coach at both the high school level (currently) as well as the college level at Tacoma Community College and The Evergreen State College. Mosley is a highly respected skills trainer for players at all levels and travels around the country conducting camps and training sessions. He played 4 years of college basketball while earning his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Central Washington University. Additionally, he earned a Master’s Degree from Georgia Southern University in Coaching.


HEAD COACH: Jay Newberry (Cincinnati, OH)

Jazz Orozco (Upland, CA)

Nikias Schoenerstedt (Munich, Germany)
Mickey Hunnicutt (Ardmore, OK)
Emmanuel Velasquez (Fort Stockton, TX)
Ben Corley (Shawnee, OK)
Kirkland Miller (Leetonia, OH)
Parker Culbertson (Beaver Dam, KY)
Jacopo Zanon (Venice, Italy)
Roman Evans (Grand Canyon, AZ)

Coach Jay Newberry (Cincinnati, OH) has spent 15 years coaching basketball at both the collegiate and high school levels. For over than a decade, he spent time coaching all 3 NCAA levels while at Ball State University, Augusta University, Belmont Abbey College and Thomas More College. Currently, he balances his time between being a high school Math teacher, raising his 6 children and coaching his kids in various sports. He was a 5-sport athlete in high school while setting the school basketball records in scoring and rebounding. He played collegiately at Rollins College for 4 years where he was the Team Captain and earned the Most Outstanding Senior award. Newberry earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Rollins College and a Master’s Degree in Health & Physical Education from Augusta State.

Trip Leader, Richie Schueler, (Los Angeles, CA), is the Founder of PhD Hoops and a College Basketball Analyst for both ESPN and Fox Sports. He spent 10 years as a college basketball coach at all NCAA levels, including St. Andrews University, where he served as Head Men’s Basketball Coach. He is a USA Basketball Gold Licensed Coach, a licensed FIBA-approved coach (International Basketball Federation), a longtime member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), an honorary member of the Hoop Historians and is actively involved in basketball camps, clinics, showcases around the United States. He played collegiately at the University of Evansville, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. He earned his Master’s Degree in Health & Human Performance with a specialization in Sports Administration from Austin Peay State University.

All of our players went through an extensive Player Application process. For more information on PhD Hoops Travel Tours and Upcoming Tours, click on the links provided or contact us at or (310) 363-0286.