Hardwood Assault's Coaches are experienced and dedicated to the success of our program and our youth. We are always looking for like minded individuals who are willing to invest their time and talents into developing our youth. We are seeking coaches for the upcoming 2017-18 season for both boys and girls basketball. If you are interested contact us!
President/Founder/Head Coach 9th Grade (Class of 2022)
Coach Feazel Love is a native of Petersburg, VA. He is the 1997 graduate of Petersburg High School. Coach Fe is currently the Assistant Head Coach for Petersburg High School JV basketball team. He was a member of the Petersburg High School Varsity Boys Basketball team for two years. Coach Feazel served four years in the Army and was the starting point guard for the post basketball team in Bamberg, Germany for two years. Coach Feazel loves to work with the youth and is always looking to help them in any way possible. He served as a Head Coach for two years and as an Assistant Coach for one year for the Petersburg Recreation Youth Basketball League. He was the Head Coach for HoopNation's AAU 6th Grade team for one year. Due to his passion for basketball and the youth he decided to form his own AAU basketball organization to help the youth understand the value of excelling in school and the level of basketball that can take them places they never could imagine. In November 2016, he introduced Hardwood Assault AAU Basketball organization to the tri-cities of Central Virginia. His ultimate goal is to give the youth the opportunity to become productive young men/women in today's society while doing something that they love (playing basketball).
"Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the 'me' to for the 'we" -Phil Jackson
10th Grade Head Coach
Coach Horace is a native of Petersburg, VA. He has over 8 years of coaching experience with St. Joseph, Petersburg Parks & Recreation, and most recently Hardwood Assault. He is an avid supporter of academics over athletics and a role-model to many of the young men in his community. Coach Horace's rapport with the youth is one that offers guidance and support on and off the court.
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstables which he has overcome while trying to succeed." -Booker T. Washington
LeDonta "Donta" Johnson
Coach Donta is a native of Petersburg, VA and currently is a Sales Consultant with Haley Ford. He has over 5 years of experience working with at-risk youth in the community and school-based settings. He coached basketball for Petersburg Recreation Department for three years and is an assistant football coach for Prince George Parks & Recreation Department. Coach Donta is well known throughout the community as a positive role model for young men. He is our all-around coach at HWA he steps in and coaches whichever player, team, the coach needs at the time. He is ready to help in the development of young men on and off the court. He believes that the student-athletes academics must take precedence over sports and is willing to teach them how to balance both.
"There is no better adversity, every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed. It's own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time." -Malcolm X
Petersburg, Hopewell, Chesterfield, Prince George, Dinwiddie, FT Lee
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