Knicks News
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  2. FM Knicks 16U Phenom Opening Session Highlights
  3. FM Knicks17U Phenom Hoop Opening Session Highlights
  4. FM Knicks 14U take 1st Place at the NTBA Slamfest, Columbia, SC (May 19-20). Let’s Go!
  5. FM Knicks 12U take 1st Place at the BOBW Super Regionals, Mooresville, NC (May 12)

Corporate Directors

Gilbert Mayor
Founder and Director

Personal Life:

Born and raised in NYC and currently a Fort Mill, SC resident.

Education

  • Dodge Vocational HS Graduate
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice Graduate (BS in Criminal Justice)

Professional Career:

  • Served 20yrs of service with the New York City Police Department
  • Retired in 2011 at the rank of Lieutenant.
  • Currently works for the York County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Named York County Sheriff’s Office Employee of the Month (August 2016) for working with the youths (FM Knicks) of York County.

Sports Career:

  • Played 2 years of varsity basketball for Dodge HS, Bronx, NY.
  • Received Most Improved Player Award as a freshman at John Jay College.
  • Played and coached in the NYPD Elite Cops and Kids Basketball League.
  • Coached youths at the Baxter YMCA, Fort Mill, SC for 2 year.
  • Has coached 5 years AAU Travel Basketball with the Fort Mill Knicks.
Marcos Diaz
Program Manager

Personal Life:

Born in Caracas, Venezuela and currently residing in Fort Mill, SC.

Education

  • Liberty University Graduate (BS Information System in Accounting)

Professional Career:

  • Restaurant owner at the age of 20.
  • Lead a global HR Shared Service team for 2 fortune 100 companies (ADP and Walmart)
  • Currently leads HR systems at Hyster-Yale .

Sports Career:

  • Played 2 years of varsity basketball for Aiken High School.
  • Received CSRA Student-Athlete Award.
  • Has coached 6+ years AAU Travel Basketball.
Kadell James
Marketing Manager

Personal Life:

Born in New Jersey and raised in Columbia, SC. Currently a Fort Mill, SC resident.

Education

  • 2008 Graduate at Winthrop University (MBA)

Professional Career:

  • Currently works for Domtar as an Integration Analyst.

Sports Career:

  • Played basketball at Ridge View High School.
  • Coaches at Springfield Middle School.
  • Coaches at the Fort Mill Knicks.
  • Fitness and Nutrition enthusiast.
  • Former local Crossfit competitor.