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Our goal from the beginning was to provide a place for passionate people to have careers coaching kids. We dedicate our lives to providing the absolute best sports education possible to you and your family. We pride ourselves at being the most professional organization we possibly can be both on and off the court. Coaching is a way of life for us, something that does not turn off when we leave the gym. Our dedicated staff are driven to impact your community, family, and child's life for the better.  Feel free to browse and get to know our Coaching staff better!

Steve Duman

Steve Duman Chief Executive Officersteve@hotshots4kids.com

Steve Duman

Steve Duman Chief Executive Officersteve@hotshots4kids.com

As CEO of Hot Shots Sports, Steve Duman has developed youth athletic programs, leagues, tournaments and summer sports camps in Chicago, Denver and New York City. He has coached basketball at the Middle School and High School levels in New York City and Denver. Steve is now pursuing the National expansion of Hot Shots Sports to bring the joy of youth athletics to the entire country.  

Steve Daly

Steve Daly President and Chief Operating Officerstevedaly@hotshots4kids.com

Steve Daly

Steve Daly President and Chief Operating Officerstevedaly@hotshots4kids.com

About Coach Steve:

A veteran Coach with Hot Shots Sports, Steve is always trying to find new and innovative ways to teach fundamentals while keeping class lively and fun.

Coach Steve was a six time varsity letter winner in Baseball and Basketball, team captain, and State Champion. He continued his career playing basketball at Kenyon College. In Junior High, he played seven sports including Lacrosse, Track, Hockey, Soccer, Football, Basketball and Baseball. He also graduated early from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Behavioral Sociology. 

Steve's Mission:

To inspire critical thinking. As a Coach, it is my passion to help players understand the skills they are developing and why they are necessary for their success. My goal is to train players to grasp the mental aspect of the game as much as the physical one. This is the fundamental nature of drive, and the reason our kids want to show up ready to work. 

Anna Dannhausen

Anna Dannhausen Vice Presidentanna@hotshots4kids.com

Anna Dannhausen

Anna Dannhausen Vice Presidentanna@hotshots4kids.com

About Coach Anna:​

Anna has had a love for sports since she was a child. In high school, she excelled as a three sport athlete in volleyball, basketball, and softball. While studying architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago she competed on the basketball team and served as a student assistant coach. After graduation, Anna remained at IIT as the Assistant Women's Basketball coach and Athletics Business Coordinator. Coach Anna joined Hot Shot Sports in the fall of 2009. Anna is a native of Door County, Wisconsin and currently resides in Evanston with her dog Payton.

Anna's Mission:

My mission is to bring inspiration and a sense of leadership to every young athlete I work with.  As a coach it is my responsibility to provide a safe and constructive environment for any child that steps on the court or field.  Children's athletics is my passion and being able to share that passion with others has always given me a sense of appreciation and respect for the game.

Nick Rojo

Nick Rojo Director of Personnelnick@hotshots4kids.com

Nick Rojo

Nick Rojo Director of Personnelnick@hotshots4kids.com

Coach Nick has been with hot shots for many years and involved with children’s athletics for most of his adult life. He started at the Skokie Park District and currently helps run the outdoor summer sports camp. Before coaching, Nick served in the United States Marine Corps, where he learned leadership skills and how to be a team player. These are skills Nick applies every day in his classes. When Nick isn't teaching you can find him cruising on his motorcycle or playing football with friends.

Rob Oda

Rob Oda Director of Programmingrob@hotshots4kids.com

Rob Oda

Rob Oda Director of Programmingrob@hotshots4kids.com

Coach Rob played a range of sports growing up in Florida, and participated in recreational and travel soccer, football, and baseball leagues. He moved from Ft. Lauderdale to Chicago, and later graduated from Roosevelt University with a BFA in Musical Theater. In his athletic career, his proudest accomplishment was when he spent time in the Dominican Republic on the USA national baseball team. 

Eddie Pic

Eddie Hartnett Director of ProgrammingEddie@hotshots4kids.com

Eddie Pic

Eddie Hartnett Director of ProgrammingEddie@hotshots4kids.com