Director of Operations
Daniel Colon has been a part of the Riverside Hawks organization for over 15 years. Daniel is involved in many facets of the Hawks organization, mainly focusing on program administration, coaching, and Student- Athlete education support.
Daniel is an experienced basketball coach, His coaching resume includes four years as a lead assistant and scout for his alma mater, The City College of New York. He is currently the Freshman Head coach and Varsity Assistant coach at La Salle Academy, Daniel has also led Multiple Riverside Hawks teams to district championships, and two division 1 AAU National Championships.
Coach Hargraves graduated from Our Savior Lutheran High School in the Bronx, where he was named to the All-City and All-State high school basketball teams. He later played four years of Division I basketball at Iona College, where he served as Captain his senior year while also being named Associated Press All American in 1985. Hargraves also has played professionally and is a Riverside Hawks alumni, having played and coached with Riverside for over ten years.
Program & Development Coordinator
Player Development Trainer
John Hawthorne is the top professional trainer within the HARDWORK24/7, INC. brand, designed to further build the bridge between athletes and trainers for business, organizations, and individual purpose. John has helped mainstream athletes such as Smush Parker, Josh Selby, Kemba Walker, C.J. Watson, Scott Machado, and others. John also has trained numerous overseas, collegiate, high school, middle school, and young players across the nation. “I like to make the experience fun by having a good time all within the confines of an intense workout. Our methodology focuses on the development of athletes and teams using highly skilled cross training techniques that develop high motor skills and train basketball ‘proprioception,’ the brain’s ability to sense the body’s spatial positioning relative to the basketball and court.”
Athletics Coordinator/ Coach
Coach Kuba coaches Boys teams at both the High School/ Middle School level. Zach is also responsible for assisting all of our coaches with scheduling, travel, and other logistics along with organizing coaching orientation/ forums. Coach Kuba also coordinates group and private training sessions.
Zach comes to the Riverside Hawks program with a diverse basketball background. Coach Kuba has spent time in Player Development / Video Coordinator roles on the Coaching Staffs of IMG Basketball Academy, UCLA, University of the Pacific and The Hoop Group. He is currently entering his 1st Season as the Boys Varsity Coach at the Hackley in Tarrytown, NY. Coach spent the 4 prior Seasons as the Head Boys JV Coach at Poly Prep.
Board of Directors