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Johnathan Howard, Director

In 2002, Johnathan Howard’s was elected into the Jesuit College Preparatory Hall of Fame where his athletic career began as an All-State player, where he was the leading scorer, 2nd leading rebounder and was also voted captain and MVP of the team. He was named to four All-Tournament teams, including the nationally renowned Gonzaga Tournament in Washington D.C., featuring some of the top ranked players in the country. As a student at Jesuit, Johnathan was voted student body president and awarded the Patrick J. Lynch Award which is presented to the student that best exemplifies the combination of academic success, athletic accomplishments and commitment to service. After receiving multiple opportunities to advance to the next level, Johnathan’s narrowed his options to begin his collegiate career to Yale, the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University, ultimately choosing to walk on at Georgetown University, under Hall of Fame coach John Thomson, where he competed with and against many future NBA players. As a student, Johnathan was on the dean's list and received his masters degree graduating with a 3.7 gpa, leading him to be named the Big East scholar athlete of the year.

Mr. Howard’s professional highlights came internationally while traveling with the News Release Christian missionary team, when he scored 46 points against the number two ranked team in France, 44 points against one of the top 21U teams in Germany and 25 points against the Dutch National Team. Concluding his playing career, Johnathan began coaching at the high school level where he compiled a 75-8 record in three years at Jesuit high school. In 4 years as an assistant coach at Prestonwood Christian Academy, he helped lead the program to 3 state championship games, 2 state championships, and a national top 50 ranking while compiling an overall record of 124-27. During his time at Prestonwood, he played a vital role in the development of 11 players that advanced to compete at the collegiate level ranging from Division 1 schools to NAIA. He has also served as an assistant coach on two top 15 nationally ranked youth teams and has been a head coach on one of the top ranked youth teams in Texas.  

As Director of the Dallas Hoyas, Johnathan has created a unique environment that provides athletes with advanced tools for basketball and life success. He has taken a college level approach in building the organization and has added training components that not many other clubs offer. Johnathan has had the opportunity to work with 42 athletes that have competed at the collegiate level in addition to over 400 athletes that have been a part of the Hoyas program since its’ inception.

With Coach Howard’s commitment and leadership, the Hoyas are poised to continue making a huge impact in the Dallas - Fort Worth community.

Roosevelt Riley, Assistant Coach

Player out of of the Connecticut area. Played collegiately at Dallas Baptist University. Has coached some of the top talent in Dallas and has won numerous AAU championship tournaments. He led the 16U USA women's team to a Gold Medal at the youth International tournament. Has coached players that have played professionally. His daughter was an All-American point guard at Oklahoma State and drafted into the WNBA by the Los Angeles Sparks.

Roosevelt is regarded as one of the best teachers of basketball in the area.

Garrett Allen, Assistant Coach

Garrett is a former player of Johnathan Howard's at Jesuit. At Jesuit, he was the starting point guard on a team that won over 25 games. Garret went on to play collegiately for Texas Lutheran where he saw significant minutes as a freshman and quickly established himself as one of the leaders of his team.

Garrett's passion for basketball and teaching players to learn are based on his successful experiences as a player.

Charlie Miller, Assistant Coach-Skill Breakdown and Application

Charlie was the leading scorer in the state of Florida as a senior. He was selected as a McDonald's All-American and also played in Magic Johnson's Roundball Classic, a national high school all-star game. That year he was also recognized as Florida's Gatorate player of the year, which is given to the player that demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and athletic excellence. Charlie was selected to represent the United States at the Junior Olympics in Athens, Greece. Charlie ultimately decided to accepted a scholarship to play at Indiana University under Hall of Fame Coach Bob knight, where he graduated with a B.S. After a 6 year professional career overseas, Charlie began a career in coaching and training, which has led him to impact the lives of many youth across the country.

Garrett's passion for basketball and teaching players to learn are based on his successful experiences as a player.

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