Professional Athlete, Hardknockz Academy founder and head coach Yusuf Qaafow has years of experience, extensive knowledge and training to share with up and coming ballers.
- Current Captain and Guard for the Somali National Team.
- NBL with the Melbourne Tigers 2009-2011.
- 2 time state champ Under 20’s.
- 2 time Under 19 Victorian School boys team MVP.
- 2 time Allstar 5 Australian School Boys Team.
- Second Team all Conference at Oakton Community College.
- Coached various junior teams in his home town of Melbourne (Bulleen Boomers and other Domestic Teams) girls and boys
- Youth mentor