Aazaar Abdul-Rahim Performance Enhancement / Defensive BacksCoach Born: Washington, DC Professional: Aazaar is a graduate of Dunbar Senior High School in Washington DC, a school known for its tradition of producing great athletes. After etching his name on that list, Aazaar continued to develop his defensive back skills at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. He only needed a year to achieve national recognition as a Junior College All-American and was awarded a scholarship to San Diego State University. Aazaar stepped right into the action as a starter for three years while assigned to every opponent’s best receiver. He continued his football career professionally with the Arena Football League's, San Diego Riptide. While coaching at Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego, California, Aazaar’s passion to give back to the youth in his community sparked the creation of the non-profit organization, Positive Choices Inc. As the Founder and CEO, he maintains a network of professional athletes that assist him with various events in his effort to develop the youth in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Positive Choices Inc. does not just produce football camps but they focus on developing youth in many ways off the field as well. Currently Aazaar is the Head Football Coach at Friendship Collegiate Academy and the Director of Athletics for all Friendship Public Charter Schools in Washington DC. Aazaar enjoys that his high school athletes benefit from his coaching by earning scholarships and exceling at the next level both on the field and in the classroom.
Coaching Philosophy: Aazaar believes in being a perfectionist as a defensive backs coach. He harps on being technically sound, maintaining an attention to details and being a student of the game. Aazaar preaches discipline, mental toughness and consistency on the field of play and in life.