Coach Hansen is entering his 22nd season as coach of the Auburn Trojans. During his time here, the Trojans have been to 20 post seasons, 9 state tournaments, won 8 league championships, 2 state top 5 finishes, 1 state championship (2022) and have had several players move on to play collegiately. Coach Hansen has earned NPSL Coach of the Year 5 times, as well as Tacoma News Tribune Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2021. Coach Hansen was also selected as the Washington State Coach of the Year in 2022. Coach is a 1996 graduate of Cascade High School in Leavenworth. Coach Hansen was the state’s all-time leading scorer in basketball from 1992-1996, scoring a total of 2,411 points during his high school career. Coach was the state A player of the year his junior and senior years, averaging 33 and 34 points respectively. Coach also played football and baseball while in high school. He then went on to play college basketball at Walla Walla Community College, where he was honored with all-league his freshmen and sophomore seasons. He was NWAACC player of the year his sophomore year, averaging more than 30 points per game and still holds many records at WWCC. After his time at WWCC, coach transferred to Eastern Washington University. Coach was a two year starter at EWU and was selected as a Big-Sky 1st team all-conference player his senior year. EWU also won the Big Sky Conference regular season championship that season. Coach Hansen appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter when he hit a game winning half-court shot at Idaho State University, in which won College Basketball Play of the Year. Coach Hansen teaches Physical Education at Auburn High School. Coach and his wife Jessica have four children, Kaden (20), Carter (17), Avery (15), and Kobe (13). They reside in Auburn.
Coach Brown is in his 25th year of coaching basketball, this being his 10th year with the Trojans. Previous to Auburn High School, Coach Brown was the head coach for boys and girls basketball at Mt Baker Middle School, was the head coach at Auburn Riverside High School, JV coach at Kentridge High School and Port Angeles High School. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High in 1995 where he was a 1st Team All-League player, averaging 20.2 points per game, 7.3 rebounds, and 2.4 steals as a senior. He went on to play at Green River College where he was team captain and earned all-league honors. Coach Brown finished his basketball career playing 2 years professionally for the Seattle Mountaineers in the International Basketball league (IBL). He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University and a Master’s degree from City University. He is an elementary PE teacher at the new Willowcrest Elementary in Auburn. Coach Brown is thankful to be a part of the Trojan family and continue his coaching philosophy which is based upon fair play, good sportsmanship, and integrity both on and off the court. Coach Brown and his wife Sarah just celebrated 26 years of marriage and have 5 children, Jason Jr. Siarah, Madelyn, Jaylah, and Jesiah.
Coach Lisk is entering his 5th season in this current stretch with AHS.
An Auburn basketball vagabond, Lisk has spent time as an Varsity Assistant, C-Team and JV coach at AHS (1999-2002) Auburn Mountainview (2005-06), Auburn Senior High (2006-2012), Bonney Lake High School in the Girls Program (2012-2014), and Head Girls Basketball Coach at Bonney Lake (2014-2017).
From 2017-2019 Lisk coached for Auburn Basketball Academy as the Head Coach for the 8th Grade boys team.
Coach Lisk graduated from Auburn High School in 1986, he played Varsity Basketball and football 1984-1986. Lisk graduated from Renton Technical College in 1988 and began his career at Boeing, the day following graduation. Coach Lisk works for Boeing in Digital Aviation - Loadable Airplane Software. He lives in Bonney Lake with his wife of 36 years Tami, and a couple of dogs. He likes to spend his free time chasing a white ball with a crooked stick across beautiful fields around the PNW and elsewhere. He loves to get away with his wife and dogs to the Coast whenever possible.