Billy Hahn

By Kaitlyn Fedor

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Coach Billy Hahn, a native of Mishawaka, Indiana attended and played at the University of Maryland. In his early career, he helped his team win the National Invitiation Tournament. He then went on to become the captain of the team his senior season, and contributed to one of the most successful seasons with a 24-5 record.  When he graduated, he became an assistant coach for Morris Harvey College under Rick Meckfessel. In 1978 he moved on to Rhode Island where he helped the team reach the NCAA Tournament. Coach Hahn recruited and coached future NBA player, Sly Willians while there. 

After coaching a few years at Ohio University, he was promoted to Head Coach and even won the Mid-American Conference Championship in 1983 and 1985, and attended the NCAA Tournament. 

Coach Hahn came to camp and spoke this week to our campers about having a dream. "It is okay to visualize your dream, but you have to work at it. You have to put in the work. The guy that becomes really good, ALWAYS works at his game."-Billy Hahn. He values the players that work hard, whether that is working outside on the street or in a gym. He showed the campers some drills that the campers could do on their own to become a better player. 

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