Coach Paul Hardiman – Manager of the East Valley
Paul Hardiman, Arizona Magic Coach and Manager of the East Valley: Coach Paul Hardiman is in his first season as the varsity head coach at Apache Junction High School. Last season Paul was the head man on the bench for the Westwind Prep Academy High school team, in Phoenix Arizona. After spending several years as the Desert Vista high school Freshmen and Junior Varsity coach he decided it was time to have his own program. The move was pivotal for Coach Hardiman as he is one of the youngest head coaches in Arizona but what he lacks in age he makes up with passion and desire to teach the game.Hardiman lead Valley Christian high school to an Arizona state championship while playing for the VC. He was considered a fierce competitor and a true leader on the courts as VC’s point guard. Hardiman average 15pts, 8ast per game in high school.