Coach Hawkins is entering his third year as head coach of the Rangers. He brings 18 years of basketball coaching experience from a variety of levels, including 8 years as an assistant here at Olympic College with both Men’s and Women’s programs between 1988 and 1996. He then spent 2 years as an assistant coach and recruiter at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, before stepping away from the game for a few years. In 2007, he became an assistant coach for North Mason High School and was later hired as their head coach. He also spent a year as the head coach at Peninsula High School.
He is originally from Port Orchard and played basketball at South Kitsap High School. He attended and graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, where he earned a degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Family Counseling. He is currently working for Kitsap County as a Probation Counselor with the county’s Juvenile Drug Court.