Christopher Heiman

  • Former Camper
  • Owner of Heiman Basketball Camp
  • Camp Director for past 8 years
  • Former Kenston Varsity Basketball Player
  • Coached multiple rec and AAU boys basketball teams
  • Videographer for new DVD service
  • Graduate of Kent State University

Now a resident of California, Chris still can not get enough of the Summer Camps that has kept his ties strong to the Kenston Community. The love he has for the sport of basketball continues to grow every year, as the fun of the camp continues every summer. Although Chris will not be in attendance during the summer, he will be coordinating with counselors and parents to make sure the camp continues on the path which has been so successful for the last 10 plus years. 

Ryan Brewer 

  • Former Camper
  • Kenston Alumnus
  • Attended Kent State University
  • Head Chef at Yours Truly Restaurant in Chagrin Falls

 

The addition of Ryan "The Chef" Brewer made a huge impact on the camp last year. Ryan coordinated and prepared a meal for the campers each day for the entire summer, as well as helped on the court, more specifically with the post-players. This summer, Ryan is taking a more active coaching role, as well as continuing his duties as the Chef, as a camp director and coach. He is a huge fan of the sport and has proven to be a great instructor and mentor.  

Casmir Hughes 

  • Former Camper
  • Heiman Camp Counselor for past 7 years
  • Former Kenston Varsity Basketball Player
  • Coached multiple rec and AAU boys basketball teams
  • Graduate of Kent State University
  • Current ball player for multiple leagues 
  • Best ball handler in the WRC in 2006

 

Casmir continues to develop his game to this day. He is constantly finding different ways to improve his skill and compete, whether is is a pick up game down the street or the variety of different adult leagues around the community. Casmir has developed a passion for teaching and has been a great influence on hundreds of former Heiman Campers. He looks forward to being even more involved this year as a head director of the camp.

Staff: 

Jay Weemhoff 

  • Former Kenston Varsity Player
  • Current college undergraduate.
  • 18 years old
  • Former Heiman Basketball Camp Camper

 

Jay began playing basketball for Kenston in 7th grade after playing many years of high level travel Hockey. He found himself drawn to the game and loving it. Following a lot of hard work, he worked my way into the Kenston Varsity line up. He is very honored to be a part of the Kenston Basketball family and apart of the 4 repeat winning CVC team. As a first year Varsity player, Jay lead the team in the most 3 pointers and was the 2nd leading scorer.

Josh Kain 

  • Current Kenston Basketball Varsity Starter
  • Former Camper
  • Entering 12th Grade next Fall

 

Joshua is a leader. Very likeable and coachable! Has a great attitude.Has a quick first step and great ball control. Great footwork. Can score left and right handedly. Creates his own shots well. Penetrates & dishes the ball out well. He shoots well off the dribble. A true point guard, and general, who takes charge on the floor. Combo guard. Josh is a clutch shooter. He's unselfish, actively looking to get his teammates involved early. Outstanding defense, causes opponents turnovers regularly. Great rebounder. Steals the ball very often, has quick hands, outstanding hustler. Great basketball IQ. Always improving his game

Michael Swartz 

Gannon Gdula 

  • Current Kenston high school basketball player
  • Former Camper
  • 15 years old
  • Entering 10th Grade next fall

 

Gannon plays guard for the Kenston basketball team. He first started playing basketball when he was in 3rd grade. He has played for Mr. Burns, Mr. Ross and Mr. Heiman. Since then he has developed his game into a all round basketball player. He has played 4 years of AAU basketball for many teams. Gannon has also been individually coached and trained by many AAU coaches. He's loves to be around the game.

  • Current Kenston High School Varsity Player
  • Former Heiman Camp Camper
  • Entering 11th grade next Fall
Michael is a point and shooting guard on the Kenston Varsity Basketball Team. He has played AAU Basketball for 7 years and currently plays for Empire Hoops AAU Basketball Team.
Michael has attended many basketball camps including local CAVS Camps, Shooting Stars Camps and Jason Otter Elite Point Guard Camp. Michael has worked with many outstanding coaches including Shane Kline- Ruminski, TNBA. He also plays football, golf and high jumps for the track team.

Ryan Long 

  • Current Kenston high school basketball player
  • Former Camper
  • 15 years old
  • Entering 10th Grade next fall


 

 Ryan Long is a 6'5 Center for the Kenston High School basketball team. Ryan has played AAU basketball for TNBA for the past four seasons. Prior to AAU, Ryan played travel and recreational basketball for KCE. Ryan has also attended several basketball camps and clinics including local CAVS camps and the Dick Baumgartner Shooting Camp. Ryan has a strong work ethic and a desire to constantly improve his game.