Coach Hawkins has had an extensive history in the Northern California AAU Basketball Scene for the past 27 Years. Raised in Oakland, California he attended St. Mary's College High School in Berkeley, CA from 1987-1991. Was Head JV Coach and member of the 2001 CIF State Division 4 Championship Staff. Was Co Head Coach at Oceana High in Pacifica, CA for the 2001 - 2002 Season helping the Sharks go 22-11 with a CCS Division 4 Runner Up and a CIF Northern California Semi Final Appearance. In 2016 helped lead Berkeley High School to a CIF Northern California Division 1 Championship as Associated Head Coach and Coached the Junior Varsity Team for 3 Seasons. Was an Assistant JV Coach at De La Salle High School for the 2016 - 2017 season, then became the Head Varsity Coach at Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, California in 2017. Lead Pinole Valley to their most Wins (Overall and in League) in 5 years finishing 3rd in League and leading the program to the postseason for the 1st time in 5 years following the 2018 Season. In 2018 moved to Reno, NV and joined Jam On It Basketball Academy and became the 17U Boys Head Coach and a Trainer for the Academy. Currently Coaching the Jam On It 15U Traveling Team.