T. J. Walker Sr.
Jacqueline P. Walker
T. J. Walker Sr.
Jacqueline P. Walker
About Coach Walker
T. J. Walker Sr. was born December 20, 1954 in Chicago, Ill, to William Walker and Collena Walker. He is the ninth child of 10, so he knows what it means to be a part of a team. He then spent the first fiftenn years of his childhood in Chicago's south-side, where coach Walker was faced by many gangs on a daily bases.Through all the hard times coach still started to become one of Chicago's premire power forwards. Noticing there son's talents his parents felt it would be best to move the family to Long Beach, Ca, to better promote their son's talents. There Coach Walker attented Long Beach Jordan High, where he became the third leading scorer and second leading rebounder, on a team that produced three all Americans and three honorable mentions. After high school Coach married his high school sweet heart Jackie Walker and then furthered his career by attending college. Coach attended Compton JC where he played for NBA legend Walt Hazard for one year. Then attended Victorville JC for one more year, and finally finished his college career at Cal State East Bay. Coach Walker has coached youth and adult basketball for more than 30 years. He is currently the Head JV Boys Coach at Ceres High School.
Coach Walker has been happily married to his co founder Jackie Walker for 37 years. they have two children who are both accomplished basketball players. Their son T. J. Walker Jr. a Hall a Famer at Azusa Pacific University, was a two time all American, and lead APU to two NAIA Div 1 final fours. He then futhered his career and spent 10 years playing basketball overseas, he now is the first assiant at MJC. There Daughter Ashley Walker attended the University of California Berkeley were she became the second all-time leader in scorering, and the all-time leader in rebounding in school history. She was then the first player in Cal's history to be drafted into the WNBA (12 overall pick to Seattle Storm). She is now playing professionally overseas.
"A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals." -LARRY BIRD
The mission of Hoopology 101 Boys Elite AAU club is to provide opportunities and top notch training for young boys in the area.
GOALS & OBJECTIVE
- Develop character, promote teamwork, and sportsmenship in an enjoyable environment.
- To provide players with the knowledge of basketball through instrutions and techniques designed to improve skills.
- Help players to grow both academically and athletically, through the game of basketball so that they will be better prepared to advance to the next level of their careers.
Modesto Hoopology 101 AAU basketball program is a dedicated AAU program, that provides talented young athletes with the opportunity to improve their individual and team skills. Our goals and objectives will be accomplished through participation in highly competitive practices and tournaments, against some of the best players and teams in the nation.
In order to be apart of Modesto's Hoopology 101 AAU progrom a true sacrifice must be made, by first myself the coach, second the parents, and finally the PLAYER! All I ask as the head coach is that THE PLAYERS come ready and willing to learn and have fun!! COME BE APART OF HOOPOLOGY 101!
Here is a breakdown of the cost to participate with Modesto's Hoopology 101 Elite AAU team.
- Copy of Birth Certicicate
- Copy of vaild Health Insurance
- AAU Membership Card ( Provided by organization)
- Completed Modesto Hoopology AAU Application
- 600.00 DOLLARS (to be paid in two instalments)
- 300.00 dollars due at sign up date 300.00 dollars due 4/15/2013
Can be paid in cash, check, or money order ( please make all checks payable to Tiran Walker sr.)
What Price Includes:
- two uniforms home and away (that will be returned at the end of the 2013 season)
- 12 tournaments locations TBD