Our Staff

Our coaching staff is a skilled collection of professionals from a diverse set of backgrounds.  While each of them bring their own styles and experience to our program, they also learn the Hoop Masters philosophy of assisting players through the process of skill and concept awareness to mastery.


John Fischer

Co-Director and Director


Dante Sarmeninto

Director of Basketball Operations



Kelly Hillaire

Coming Soon


James Burns

Coming Soon

Jason Wilkes
Jason Wilkes

In Memoriam

Jason was born and raised in Inglewood, CA and played High School Basketball at Junipero Serra High under Coach Dwan Hurt.  His coaching tree included being apart of the Hoopmasters family and organization since 2000, assistant women’s basketball coach at Santa Monica College (2005-2006 season), head freshman/sophmore coach at University High (2004-2006), and 7th grade boys and JV boys basketball coach at Windward School. Sadly, Jason passed away on May 19, 2014.