DoGo Basketball ADVISORS

Aaron Davis

Advisor

Growing up in Marshfield, MA, Aaron Davis attended Marshfield High School where he played varsity basketball as a freshman and later led the team to the south sectional semifinals as a sophomore. He was named a south shore patriot ledger All-Scholastic (2009) as a sophomore before transferring to The Brooks School in North Andover, MA for a reclassification year (2010). Aaron spent his AAU career with the BABC and the Middlesex Magic where he traveled the country playing against top talent. After sitting out his first year at Brooks due to a knee injury, Aaron battled back, was named team captain as a junior, and would lead Brooks to two NEPSAC Class B Championship Semi Final appearances as a junior and a senior. Aaron’s junior year the team held a 21-3 record (2011).   During his Junior year, Aaron was part of the Class B 2010-2011 NEPSAC Boys' Basketball All Star Team averaging 14 points and 7 assists. Aaron graduated from The Brooks School, Cum Laude, in 2012 where he was both the head tour guide for admissions and a dorm prefect.

 

After leaving Brooks, Aaron attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) where he became the starting point guard during his 4-year tenure (2012-2016). Aaron earned himself NEWMAC ROY honors his freshman year and helped his team secure a bid to the DIII national tournament, with a No.3 Top-25 ranking and a school record of 26 wins, along with a NEWMAC Championship. While playing at WPI Aaron helped them to gain national ranking all four years resulting in 4 national tournament appearances (2014-No.12, 2015-No.6, 2016-No.23).

 

Through participating in rigorous academics and demanding athletics at a high-performance level, Aaron understands the obstacles in navigating the recruiting process as well as the school selection process. He is passionate and dedicated about using his experience and knowledge to help other athletes discover their true potential and push to develop life-long skills. 

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BJ Durham

Advisor

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In high school, BJ was a three-sport athlete playing basketball, football, and lacrosse earning 8 total varsity letters in his time at Marriotts Ridge High School. He captained the varsity football program his junior and senior year while being captain of the varsity basketball program his senior year. As Captain, BJ led the Marriotts Ridge High School Varsity Basketball Team to the winningest season in school history. BJ also played AAU basketball for the Maryland 3D program out of Gambrills, MD. BJ graduated high school with a 3.3 GPA and several athletic and academic achievements to end his high school journey.

 

BJ continued his academic and athletic career at Waynesburg University where he played basketball for four years. BJ appeared in 59 out of 63 games his freshman and sophomore year averaging 6 points per game. As a junior and senior, BJ was one of the top scorers for Waynesburg’s Men’s Basketball Program and led them to a conference title game. BJ was an all-conference selection and was selected for multiple all-tournament teams in his career. He also ran track his sophomore and junior year at Waynesburg University where he was a part of the 4X100 team who placed third at conference finals and qualified for ECAC regionals.

 

BJ graduated from Waynesburg University with a B.A. in Psychology and went on to receive his master's from Waynesburg University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In 2018, BJ started a Ph.D. program at North Carolina State University in Counseling and Counselor Education. His research area specializes in the athlete population and specifically focuses on the identity of collegiate athletes.

 

Experiencing the process of college athletic recruiting as a player in multiple sports allowed BJ to truly understand the journey that is recruiting. He has also seen how important the right fit for a student-athlete can impact one’s mental health. BJ is empathetic about encouraging and supporting student-athletes to maneuver this impactful moment.