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Swarm Announce Training Camp Roster And Schedule

By Justin Trujillo | October 22, 2018

The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League Affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, today announced its 2018 training camp roster and schedule. First-year head coach Joe Wolf opens camp on Tuesday, October 23, at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Highlights on the roster include two-way players Joe Chealey and JP Macura. Additionally, Jaylen Barford, Zach Smith and Isaiah Wilkins represent affiliate players on the roster. Returners from the 2017-18 team include John Dawson, Cole Huff, Luke Petrasek, Roscoe Smith and Sam Thompson. 2018 NBA G League draftees, Chinanu Onuaku and Tyler Nelson, also join the Swarm.

The full 15-player training camp roster is below.

2018 Greensboro Swarm Training Camp Roster
Name Pos. Ht. Wt. DOB College Classification
Jaylen Barford G 6-2 207 1/23/96 Arkansas Affiliate
Joe Chealey* G 6-3 190 11/1/95 Charleston Two-Way
John Dawson G 6-2 205 4/12/95 Liberty Returning Rights
Cole Huff F 6-8 220 3/28/94 Creighton Returning Rights
Cameron Johnson G 6-4 200 3/7/96 Charleston Tryout
Peter Jurkin C 7-0 245 12/6/92 East Tennessee Tryout
Tyler Nelson G 6-3 180 8/9/95 Fairfield Draft
JP Macura* G 6-5 205 6/5/95 Xavier Two-Way
Chinanu Onuaku C 6-9 250 11/1/96 Louisville Draft
Luke Petrasek F 6-10 215 8/17/95 Columbia Returning Rights
Roscoe Smith F 6-9 202 5/1/91 UNLV Returning Rights
Zach Smith F 6-8 220 1/5/96 Texas Tech Affiliate
Sam Thompson F 6-7 200 11/11/92 Ohio State Returning Rights
Mardracus Wade G 6-2 180 6/1/91 Arkansas Returning Rights
Isaiah Wilkins F 6-8 205 9/23/95 Virginia Affiliate

*Denotes Hornets two-way player

HEAD COACH: Joe Wolf (North Carolina)
GENERAL MANAGER: Cam Twiss (Endicott College)
ASSISTANT COACHES: Dan Tacheny (UNLV), Evan Harville (Wingate), Dave Kenah (Rutgers), Chasity Melvin (NC State)
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Tyler Lesher (California State)
MANAGER OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT & BASKETBALL OPERATIONS: Daniel Goose (Connecticut)

Furthermore, the Swarm announced its training camp schedule with media availability. Training camp is closed to the public. Practice will be held at the Fieldhouse.

The training camp schedule is below.

2018 Greensboro Swarm Training Camp Schedule
Date Time Availability
Tuesday, October 23 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

Media availability

No media availability

Wednesday, October 24 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

Media availability

No media availability

Thursday, October 25 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

5 – 7 p.m.

Media availability

No media availability

Friday, October 26 12 – 2 p.m. Media availability

 

Saturday, October 27 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

7 – 9 p.m.

Media availability

No media availability

Sunday, October 28 12 – 2 p.m. Media availability

 

Monday, October 29 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m..

Media availability

No media availability

Tuesday, October 30 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

Media availability

No media availability

Wednesday, October 31 12 – 2 p.m. Media availability

 

Media is encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to the end of practice. The last 15 minutes of practice will be open to the media with coach and player availability immediately following. Time and location are subject to change. Media wishing to must contact Justin Trujillo (jtrujillo@gsoswarm.com) for arrangements.

The Swarm open the 2018-19 season on Friday, November 2, at the Wisconsin Herd. The Home Opener is set for Saturday, November 10, against the Grand Rapids Drive at 7 p.m. at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.