SUPERHAWKS Mission

The Seattle SuperHawks bring affordable, family-friendly, professional basketball and entertainment to the local community while providing our players with the opportunity to continue to develop professionally both on and off the court.

TEAM OWNERS

JACQUELINE YANG

TEAM OWNER & PRESIDENT

As a Seattle native and the first female Asian owner of a men’s professional basketball team in North America, Jacqueline is ready to bring the men’s professional basketball scene back to the greater Seattle area and showcase the immense talent of local players. An avid lifelong sports fanatic and Seattle SuperSonics fan, Jacqueline is also a strong proponent for building financial literacy in the community and advocating for more opportunities for athletes to develop professionally both within and outside of their sport. 

PIERRE CROCKRELL

TEAM OWNER

Tacoma native and former professional track & field athlete, Pierre Crockrell Sr. is co-owner of the Seattle SuperHawks with wife Jacqueline Yang. A sports agent with Forum Group Sports Management, Pierre is a University of Washington and Lincoln High School alumnus.

TEAM MANAGERS

J.R. HARRIS

GENERAL MANAGER

Long-time basketball agent and manager J.R. Harris started as a partner at Marshall Harris Sports Management in 1991 until 2008 then switching to Premier Sports International from 2008 to 2013. He has managed top-talent players such as Clifford Robinson, NBA All-Star; Doug Christie, NBA 5-time All-Defensive Team; Anthony Peeler, first round draft pick; and Yinka Dare, first round draft pick. With decades of experience in contract negotiation, marketing, and identifying NBA prospects, J.R. brings invaluable executive leadership to the Seattle SuperHawks.

PIERRE CROCKRELL ll

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

Pierre is a current American College basketball player attending UC Irvine where he is finishing his Division 1 college basketball career and earning his degree in communications, following 3 years playing basketball at The University of the Pacific. Prior to that, Pierre helped lead his team Garfield High School to a state championship in 2018.

MARK LESLIE

HEAD COACH

Mark Leslie returns to the Seattle SuperHawks after joining the team in May 2023 and leading the SuperHawks to the TBL West Conference championship. Coach Leslie is no stranger to winning, has been a part of 7 NJCAA national tournament appearances in the last 10 years, and was named coach of the year in 2 of the last 3 seasons at Trinity Valley College in Texas. Leslie has over 22 years of collegiate experience with stops at Weber State University, University of Idaho, Garden City College and Trinity Valley College. Coach Leslie has coach over 100 players who moved on to professional playing including careers in the NBA and NBA G- League.

RORY MITCHELL

ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Docc has a lifelong passion for the game of basketball, starting on the neighborhood black-tops, through high school and to NWAC Community College in the PNW. For 35+ years he has been helping young athletes develop their playing skills and character. He attributes the many championship teams he has coached to his focused emphasis on fundamentals, drive and enthusiasm to win, all calling for hard work, training, and conditioning that winning demands.

TERRY JONES

DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL

Terry Jones began his basketball career at Rainier Beach High School as an All-Metro standout and honed his skills at Seattle Central under coach Al Hairston, where he achieved NWAAC First Team and JuCo All-American honors and won the NWAAC Championship in 1977. At Henderson State University, he excelled in his final college years, gaining him several NBA tryouts. Jones then thrived in the local AAU circuit and on the international stage, averaging 30 points per game in the World Games and enjoying a successful four-season run in Brazil. Off the court, Jones had a 30-year career with Nordstrom, where he was a million-dollar seller. He has also contributed as a coach in Seattle, mentoring players and shaping the next generation of talent.

CAMERON COLLINS

VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Cameron J. Collins is a renowned sports executive with strategic expertise in the sports industry. Holding a J.D. from Seattle University with a focus on civil rights and entertainment law, and degrees in History, French & Francophone Studies, and Political Science from Santa Clara University, Collins has effectively transitioned from entertainment and academia to sports management. His passion for Seattle and significant contributions to the growth of soccer and basketball have made him a pivotal figure in the industry. A dedicated Seattle Sounders supporter, Collins was named Sounders Fan of the Year in 2021, highlighting his engagement with the community and soccer fans.

MEDIA & DESIGN TEAM

ANTHONY HOPKINS

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Meet Anthony, the creative powerhouse behind the scenes of SUPERHAWKS, seamlessly blending the worlds of our team with social media, UX/UI design, and graphic design.  Anthony is driven by a passion for basketball and a commitment to elevating the team’s presence in the digital sphere. Also a main contributor for all SUPERHAWKS graphic design, from jersey designs to games passes.

JOHN ESPE

PHOTOGRAPHER AND VIDEO EDITOR

Introducing John E, the maestro of video editing and photography who orchestrates the visual narrative for SUPERHAWKS. Residing in the heart of Seattle, John E brings a profound passion for basketball and a relentless dedication to amplifying the team’s digital footprint.

With a discerning eye for visual aesthetics and an in-depth comprehension of storytelling through images, John E curates compelling video edits and striking photographs that immerse fans in the world of SUPERHAWKS. From crafting captivating highlight reels to capturing the raw emotion of pivotal moments, John E plays a pivotal role in shaping the visual identity of the team