Gilman Street Basketball Club
Gilman Street Basketball Club

Gilman Street Basketball Club

21 Gilman Street

Waterville, ME 04901


Lenny Holmes (Club Founder) -


Tony Staffiere (Former Head Coach at Unity College, Assistant at Colby College, Head Coach at Mercy College / C.O.R.E. Training Instructor)


Club Founder - Lenny Holmes

Coach Holmes’ basketball career began at Presque Isle High School where he was an All-State player in the early 80’s. He went on to be an All-Conference collegiate player at the University of Maine Machias. Coach Holmes’ coaching experience includes years as the head coach at Windham High School and as an assistant at the University of New England.

Coach Holmes currently specializes in shooting Instruction, which he does throughout the Maine and New England. His Shooting School clinics, camps and individual instruction, provide Gilman Street Basketball Club participants with the best shooting instruction found anywhere.

Professionally Lenny has a Masters of Science in Educational Administration and has served as a Teacher, Athletic Director and Assistant Principal.



Tony Staffiere, Founder C.O.R.E. Values Basketball, Ltd.


Tony Staffiere brings 15 years of college basketball experience in both men’s and women’s basketball at the NCAA Division I, II, III levels. Coach Staffiere has been a head coach in men’s and women’s basketball at the NCAA Division II and III levels. 
     Most recently, Staffiere was the varsity girl’s basketball coach at Mount View High School where he led the Mustangs to their first MPA State Tournament in over eight seasons. For his efforts, he was named the 2017 Kennebec Valley Athletic Association Class B Coach of The Year. 
     Staffiere relocated to the Waterville area in 2010 to serve as the top assistant women’s basketball coach at Colby College. While at Colby in 2010-2011, the program won 22 games and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round. Working with the team’s post players, he helped develop a All-American Honorable Mention honoree and two New England Small College Athletic Conference All Conference selections. 

     A veteran of the summer camp circuit, Staffiere was a prominent fixture as Station Master at the infamous Five Star Basketball Camp around the country. Staffiere was asked to lead the illustrious “Station 13,” where he worked with current NBA stars LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Steph Curry. He has also lectured and taught at the Dean Smith Carolina Basketball School, Jim Boeheim Big Orange Camp, Geno Auriemma UConn girls’ basketball camp, Frank Martin South Carolina boys’ basketball camp, Bob Hurley Sr. Reebok All Star Camp and locally at the Pine Tree Clinic.




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