Who We Are

We Are Humanity Basketball Organization

Sueños Basketball is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, non-profit organization that works toward solidifying the civic competency of our cities’ youth with basketball coaching and mentorship. Since we incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in August of 2015, we’ve worked to potentiate growth opportunities for the youth of low-income families. Creating workshops, endeavoring international excursions, and developing partnerships across sectors are only a few of our approaches to championing our community’s well-being.

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Our Mission

Sueños Basketball's mission is to contribute to the holistic development of the youth in the City of Lawrence and nearby towns. The primary goal is to develop the kid's mindset through basketball by having an educational and sports program that helps them understand the importance of being young people of character and hardworking students.

Our Vission

To become part of the integral development of the upcoming generations of our region's residents and leaders. Reconstruct the social fabric of our constituency by promoting civic engagement within the families we serve. 

Over 30 Years of Experience

Jose Dilone and his wife Jacqueline Marte-Dilone are the founders of Suenos Basketball, a non-profit organization that promotes the sport
of basketball as comprehensive training and guidance. Coach Dilone has more than twenty years’experience as a professional basketball coach.
He was an assistant coach for Dominican Republic’s National Basketball Team and had coached teams in the US, Spain, Colombia, Mexico and
other teams in the Dominican Republic. Coach Dilone is also the founder of the Pok ta Pok Foundation in the Dominican Republic – an institution that served more than four hundred children from four to eighteen years of age in urban areas with any unmet needs that they had and provide scholarships and support in education as well as teaching basketball skills. In addition to his work with Suenos Basketball, coach Dilone coaches a basketball team at Lawrence Basketball and collaborates with other youth and sports organizations in the Merrimack Valley. Coach Dilone had provided training in San Diego, Tucson and Boston.


Coach Dilone is presently taking classes at the American Technological Institute Seminary and graduated from the National School of Basketball Trainers in Spain. Coach Dilone is married to Jacqueline Marte-Dilone and they live in the Greater Lawrence Massachusetts area. Coach Dilone has four adult children.

Our Team

Jose Dilone


Jackie M. Dilone

Support Staff

Joel Tshimbalanga


Juan Cains


Anthony Ventura