Coach Chris

Coach Kolaxis is the Founder and Director of Hard2Guard Basketball. 

With over 25 years of playing and coaching experience, Coach Kolaxis is determined to improve basketball in Pinellas County Florida through training, camps, leagues, tournaments, and community outreach.
Coach Chris is a Certified Coach through USA Basketball. 

From Coaching, Running Basketball Programs and Officiating Basketball, Coach Chris offers every range of the game to you!
Coach Chris was recognized as the Youngest Middle School Basketball Coach to take his team to the City Championship in Chicago's History!! And that was his FIRST year as a coach!! 

He is known as a great coach from Middle School to High School, however his specialty is in "Player Development".
Every drill he teaches is for Real Game Play and Speed!!
With a passion to learn, Coach Chris brings an edge to the court. He believes that anyone with the right coaching and determination to improve will succeed!!!

Hard2Guard is based in North Pinellas County, FL

Hard2Guard Director  
Coach Chris Kolaxis

About Us

Hard2Guard is...


"Hard2Guard is a Christ Driven Organization here to better the lives of the people in our community through basketball and events..."

-Coach Chris

Our Mission


To enhance the quality of life and create memorable experiences by connecting the community through basketball and family fun events. 

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Hard2Guard is a Non-Profit Organization 501(c)3

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Hard2Guard Basketball

2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater, Florida 33761, United States

(727) 644-8779