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Coach Byron Blair

High School: Junipero Serra | Hometown: Gardena,CA

Coach Byron Blair is our latest coaching addition. He is originally from Gardena, Ca and attended Junipero Serra High School. He was a two-sport athlete playing baseball and football and after a brief minor league baseball experience he and a family member started a non-profit youth development program in the Los Angeles area that focused on teaching and mentoring young men and women through sports. With more than 25 years of youth coaching experience, he is known for his attention to offensive fundamentals and defensive principles. He has been a valued member of our Hawk Hoops program advisory board for two years and now he is a respected member of our coaching staff. Looking forward to see all youth players benefit from his teachings while preparing for their future.



  • Improve your Skill

    We provide intense training that focuses on dribbling, shooting, passing, game scenarios, and increasing basketball IQ.

  • Be More Competitive

    We offer competitive drills that simulate game conditions and help build the grit necessary to perform at a high level in real situations.

  • Push your Limits

    We offer strength, agility, and speed training to increase a players ability to keep up with the competition.

Hawk Hoops Club Team Features

Hawk Hoops Club Teams provide an opportunity for players to understand how to apply what they’ve learned in training to game situations. Through these interactions, players can build confidence, learn how to work as a team, and gain the ability to adapt to changing scenarios under the guidance of coaches. You also get:

  • 2 practices per week with former NBA players and experienced coaches.
  • 2 tournaments per month
  • Opportunities to play local and out of state tournaments
  • Discounts on optional training and other events.
  • Some free events
  • Discounts on Camps
  • Opportunities to compete in the Nationals
  • Experienced Coaching Staff

We offer opportunities to compete in local, regional, and national tournaments.

Players are assigned to teams based on age and skill level to provide the best opportunity for them to compete and improve. We also do our best to make sure every player gets time on the court. We believe that if you don’t get time on the court, how can you apply what you’ve learned.

game tournament schedule:

01There are two scheduled tournaments per month with the exception of August when additional training and tryouts are scheduled.

02Tournament game schedules are usually finalized the Thursday before the tournament date.

03Information on current scheduled tournaments can be found on the Events page.

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Hawk Hoops Training Camps

Throughout the year we offer several training camps for players ages 8-14. Current members of Hawk Hoops Club Teams will be eligible for any available discounts. During August we also offer our very popular Beach Training Workout one day per week for 4 weeks with the final workout ending with a Hawk Hoops Club Team Beach Party.

  • Las Vegas Memorial Weekend Tournament
  • National Tournament
  • Hawk Hoops Summer Basketball Camp
  • Special Event and Camp Opportunities
  • August Hawk Hoops Beach Training
  • August Hawk Hoops Club Team Tryouts


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Juaquin Hawkins

Head Coach, Trainer

+1 (562) 318 7044

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Duane Cooper

Coach, Trainer

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Rob Willis


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Rob Wempe

Coach, Statistician

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Ben Levels

Coach, Tech Support

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Toshia Dubois


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Ann Drissel

Assistant Administrator


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Kamran Sufi

Washington Wizards Advanced Scout

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Derek Strong

NBA Alumn, Mentor

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Sgt. Byron Blair

Sgt LB Police Dept, Mentor

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Gary Thomas

A.V.A.C. Founder & Director

We have Competitive Teams, Experienced Coaches, and Excellent Training Programs

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