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360 Hoops Invitational

360 Hoops Invitational

Fall, 2020

DME Sports 360 Hoops Invitational being filmed for a national TV Broadcast.

Junior Varsity BoysTuesdaySeptember 1st DME
Varsity BoysThursdaySeptember 3rdDME
Middle School BoysSaturdaySeptember 19thFirst Baptist, Longwood
Middle School GirlsSaturdaySeptember 19thFirst Baptist, Longwood
Middle School BoysSaturdayOctober 17thFirst Baptist, Longwood
Middle School GirlsSaturdayOctober 17thFirst Baptist, Longwood
SaturdayNovember 14thTBD, Longwood
  • 3 on 3 (Teams can have 3 players and 1 substitute)
  • Score on any of the 3 baskets
  • Play with 3 teams at the same time
  • Court is a 30 foot diameter circle
  • Everybody on the team get’s a collectors t-shirt
  • Read Rules Here
  • See FAQ Here
  • Covid 19 Protocall
  • For more information please call or text 407-456-1766

Change accepting registrations for Sept and Oct events.

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What is 360 Hoops?

360 Hoops is the most innovative addition to basketball in decades! Our versatile design engages more athletes in a smaller space, gives a more intense cardiovascular workout, and nurtures essential skills for success on and off the court. Whether you have limited space, need more hoops, or are looking for an exciting new edition to your program, 360 Hoops will be a great benefit to your program.

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Hotel Info

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort ,  100 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118 Phone: (386) 254-8200.


Kenny Blakeney

CHead Coach of Howard Bison

Kenneth L. Blakeney is an American basketball coach. He is the head coach of the Howard Bison men’s basketball team. Upon graduating, Blakeney landed his first assistant coaching position under Lefty Driesell at James Madison, where he stayed for one season before another one-year stop at La Salle. Blakeney would join his former Duke assistant coach Mike Brey’s staff at Delaware, where he’d stay from 1997 to 2001. During the 2001–2002, Blakeney served as an assistant coach at Seton Hall before returning to Delaware for a second assistant coaching stint. In 2006, Blakeney became an assistant coach at Marshall before joining another former assistant coach from his playing days, this time working with Tommy Amaker at Harvard. Read More>>>

Mike Brey

Head Coach of Notre Dame

Entering his 20th season on the Notre Dame sidelines, Brey is the all-time winningest men’s basketball coach in school history while becoming the only Irish head coach to reach 400 victories under the Golden Dome.

Boasting 417 wins at Notre Dame and 516 in his career, Brey has led the Irish through the program’s most sustained period of excellence since his hiring in July 2000. Under his leadership, Notre Dame has competed in the postseason 17 of 19 seasons with 12 NCAA tournament berths, three Sweet 16 trips, two Elite Eight appearances and the 2015 ACC Championship. Read More>>>

Brendan Ahearn Suhr

Assistant Coach of Stetson

Brendan Ahearn Suhr is an American basketball coach who is currently an assistant at Stetson. He is also a former assistant coach in the National Basketball Association, most recently with the New York Knicks where he also served as their former Director of Player Personnel and scout.

Suhr received his bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University in 1973 and his master’s degree in education administration from Fairfield University in 1979. Suhr began his coaching career on the college level as an assistant at the University of Detroit Mercy, before moving to Fairfield University for five seasons. Suhr was a longtime NBA assistant coach and served on two NBA championship teams with the Detroit Pistons, in 1988-89 and 1989-90. Read More>>>

Dan Panaggio

Co-Founder & Owner of DME Sports Academy

Dan is the co-founder of DME Sports and head of all basketball operations for DME Academy. He has coached with two NBA teams as well as a trio of the most prestigious NCAA Division I programs, Oklahoma, Indiana and Marquette.

Dan is a student of the game. His father Mauro, a legendary coach, taught at all levels for over 50 years and Dan was a standout player for his dad in college where he led his State University of New York at Brockport team to an NCAA Final Four berth as a sophomore. He also left the school as a member of their Hall of Fame, and the leading scorer in school history. Read More>>>

Ernesia Wright

Ernesia (Wideman) Wright is a Native of Augusta Georgia and currently serves as a Captain, Human Resources Officer in the United States Army. She is a 2000 graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School where she was crowned Miss Laney for the 1999-2000 school year. During her time at Lucy C. Laney High School  Ernesia was a star basketball player and received letters in basketball, softball and track. Upon graduating high school Ernesia Received a four year basketball scholarship to Augusta State University. While at Augusta State University, Ernesia help lead the women’s basketball team to their first South Atlantic Region Championship in school’s history. She finished 12th in Augusta State University’s Women’s Basketball All time scoring, 5th in assists, and 4th in steals. Ernesia received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology in 2004. 


Mercedes Sirmons

Director of Player Development and Strength and conditioning coach for Orlando Boom.

Hometown: Lakeland, Fl. Graduated from Kathleen high school 2013.
Player 4 years of collegiate basketball at Webber International University
2 years of semi pro basketball.
Coached 2 years of high school basketball at Jordan Christian Preparatory.
Athletic Director for Jordan Christian Preparatory. Masters in Kinesiology, Bachelors in sport business management


Andrea Ayala

Andrea Ayala, born in Southern Ca, raised in Fort Pierce Fl. I fell in love with the game of basketball when I was in middle school back in 2006 watching one of my older sisters play on varsity at Lincoln Park Academy, the school was a 6-12. I graduated from LPA in 2012 with honors, 2 middle school championships, and 3 district championships. I went off to play college basketball at Daytona State College and graduated with my AA and a defensive player of the year award in 2014. I took some time off in 2015 but couldn’t stay away to long. In 2016-2017 I enrolled at the University of Central Florida and played with a semipro team the Orlando Stars, in 2018 I graduated from UCF with my bachelors in Kinesiology and played on the Orlando Splash. In 2019 I became a WBDA Champion with the Orlando Boom. I am currently here 2019-2020, I became the assistant women’s basketball coach at Johnson University and one of the assistant coaches for the Orlando Boom. It’s been a journey and I couldn’t have gotten where I am today without God, my family, and every single coach, friend, manager, that took a chance on me. They’ve become family God placed each and every one of them strategically in my path and for that I will forever be grateful.