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Hannah Ascencio

Basketball Trainer

Hannah Ascencio

In her work at Sports Academy, Hannah facilitates and coaches in multiple services within the basketball department, including but not limited to: youth camps, clinics, individual lessons and group trainings.

She has held and maintained various roles and responsibilities at several different institutions and organizations that qualify and support her role here at Sports Academy. Firstly, as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Valley College women’s basketball team, she was responsible for overseeing the teams academics as well as shooting guard development. Secondly, she has worked for the Junior NBA organization, in which she helped in the various clinics and camps they offer on a consistent basis. Thirdly, in the last two years, during the month of February, she has helped to train the Indonesian junior team, both for the boys & girls teams, at Sports Academy. Lastly, she has been a member of USA Basketball.

Hannah was born and raised in Northridge, CA, in which she spent a majority of her basketball career across southern California. She played at Los Angeles Valley College from 2013-2015 and, while at LA Valley College she was a part of two, back-to-back Western State Division Championships. Graduating from LA Valley College, she then transferred to finish her academic and athletic career at Hope International University in Fullerton and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in 2017.

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