About

Cali Boost is an elite national club basketball program with a flagship team on the official Adidas Uprising circuit. The inaugural 16U Gold Team is made up of the former AAU National Champion San Diego Select team. Former University of Pennsylvania player and San Diego Select Head Coach, Steve Wade serves as the Director of Cali Boost. The team is operated and supported by Open Gym Premier, a national leader in grassroots basketball. The goal of the Cali Boost program is to provide the highest quality coaching, competition, exposure, player development and marketing for a highly talented, select group of special players.

Player

# Name Class Height Position Hometown
20 Alex Wade 2021 5′ 7″ Point Guard San Diego, CA
12 Allan McBride 2019 6′ 3″ Wing Corona, CA
23 Beon Riley 2020 6′ 4″ Guard Chula Vista, CA
3 DJ Rodman 2019 6′ 4″ Wing Newport Beach, CA
7 Jack Pugh 2021 6′ 5″ Wing San Diego, CA
10 Jacob Ray 2019 6′ 6″ Forward Santa Monica, CA
2 Obinna Anyanwu 2021 6′ 7″ Forward San Diego, CA
1 Paris Dawson 2021 6′ 0″ Guard Los Angeles, CA
34 Thomas Notarainni 2021 6′ 3″ Guard San Diego, CA

Alex Wade

Height
5' 7"
Graduation Year
2021
Hometown
San Diego, CA
Position
Point Guard

Allan McBride

Height
6' 3"
Weight
200
High School
Corona Centennial
Graduation Year
2019
Hometown
Corona, CA
Position
Wing

Beon Riley

Height
6' 4"
Weight
200
High School
San Diego Mater Dei
Graduation Year
2020
Hometown
Chula Vista, CA
Position
Guard

DJ Rodman

Height
6' 4"
Weight
205
High School
Corona Del Mar
Graduation Year
2019
Hometown
Newport Beach, CA
Position
Wing

Jack Pugh

Height
6' 5"
Weight
215
Graduation Year
2021
Hometown
San Diego, CA
Position
Wing

Jacob Ray

Height
6' 6"
Weight
210
High School
Crossroads
Graduation Year
2019
Hometown
Santa Monica, CA
Position
Forward

Obinna Anyanwu

Height
6' 7"
Weight
205
Graduation Year
2021
Hometown
San Diego, CA
Position
Forward

Paris Dawson

Height
6' 0"
Graduation Year
2021
Hometown
Los Angeles, CA
Position
Guard

Thomas Notarainni

Height
6' 3"
Graduation Year
2021
Hometown
San Diego, CA
Position
Guard

Schedule

Date Event Location Record
April 21-23 Adidas Gauntlet Series Session I Dallas, TX (3-2)
April 28-30 Adidas Gauntlet Series Session II Atlanta, GA (3-2)
May 26-29 Adidas Gauntlet Regional Qualifier Los Angeles, CA  
July 1-3 The Finals Anaheim, CA  
July 12-15 Adidas Gauntlet Finale Spartanberg, SC  
July 19-23 Double Pump Best of Summer Anaheim, CA  
July 26-30 Adidas Summer Championship Las Vegas, NV

Photos

Adidas Gauntlet Series Session I

WCE Championship Tournament

News

Partnership creates Cali Boost Adidas Uprising Team

ANAHEIM, CA — Open Gym Premier, the nation’s largest operator of basketball camps, tournaments, and club teams is pleased to announce a partnership has been reached with San Diego Select, one of the nation’s most accomplished grassroots AAU programs, to form Cali Boost, an official Adidas Uprising member organization.