Coach DaShawn Harris received his formal education from West Texas A&M University earning his bachelor's and master's degrees with a focus in Sports and Exercise Sciences. In addition to his college and post graduate education, he earned a Physical Fitness Certification from The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas, certified as a Double-Goal Coach with Positive Coaching Alliance through AAU Sports and he is USA Basketball Gold Coach Licensed. DaShawn is currently working to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with National Strength and Conditioning Association.
DaShawn is a former full scholarship Division II basketball player (West Texas A&M University - WTAMU). Before arriving at WTAMU, he competed at the junior college level at Southeastern Illinois College. He has served as a fundamental basketball trainer and team coach for 5 years and is the Director of Basketball Operations for The North Fort Worth Centurions Basketball Club.
DaShawn and his wife, Dara, founded the non-profit organization in the winter of 2012 with the purpose to develop young men and women from the North Fort Worth area into fundamentally sound basketball players. DaShawn is the father of Bryce and Caleb Harris.
Coach Shannon Rivers has served as a coach for the NFWC organization since the summer of 2018. He's guided a 4th grade boys team to a 3rd place finish in the Keller YMCA league. Also, Coach Shannon led the same team to a 2nd place finish in the Southlake Winter League.
He plays an engaged role in scouting our competition. Coach Shannon constantly challenges the status quo and verbally motivates our young men, while openly demonstrating his Christian faith.
Coach Tomas completed his bachelor's degree from West Texas A&M University; where, he played basketball. He was a part of one of the most successful seasons in the university's history. The 1997-98 team completed their season as Elite 8 qualifiers in the NCAA Division II National Championship. In addition to his undergraduate degree, he also earned a MBA from Southern Nazarene University.
One of Tomas' many passions is teaching young men the game of basketball and developing them to be servant leaders for the Lord. He feels a duty to inspire the next generation of leaders and decision makers. He sees basketball as an avenue to achieve this task. Through basketball, he hopes to teach life lessons that young men can carry on throughout school, work endeavors, and their own families someday.
Since its inception, Tomas has been an assistant coach, basketball trainer and mentor for the North Fort Worth Centurions Basketball Club. He is USA Basketball Gold Coach Licensed and a Double-Goal Coach with Positive Coaching Alliance through AAU Sports. His major responsibilities includes life skills mentoring, team building, analyzing basketball skills and assistant coaching.
He and his wife, Sarah have a daughter, Saylor.
Coach Wade Reyes joined the organization in the winter of 2018. He has served as an assistant and head coach guiding the 5th grade team to two 3rd place finishes in the spring and summer league.
Coach Wade has been a voice of reason among our coaching staff. His well thought out and prayerful ideas and concepts truly help bring sense to our relational and technical approach.
Assistant Youth Basketball Trainer
Eaton High School - Class of 2020
Experience playing forward positions at varsity level.