Vice President of Player and Tour Personnel | 6'3"

Barry Hardy

Hometown | Inkster, MI

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

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You don’t get the nickname “High Rise” for nothing, as Coach Hardy’s 48-inch vertical leap made him one of the greatest dunkers in basketball history, not just with the Globetrotters. As a 3-time NAIA Slam Dunk Champion, Coach’s hops continue to be legendary. Those hops helped him lead his Brigham Young University-Hawaii team to the NAIA Final Four in his junior year.

Coach Hardy is a great example of how the Globetrotters are a lifelong commitment and family, as Coach has served in various positions with the team for almost 30 years, including being an Ambassador of Goodwill and working in the ma…

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Career Highlights and Awards

3-time NAIA Slam Dunk Champion (1990-1993)

NAIA Final Four (1991-1992)

Career History

Brigham Young University-Hawaii 1989 – 1993

Harlem Globetrotter player 1993 – 1999, 2006

Harlem Globetrotter coach 2012 – Present


Come ball with us on and off the court.

Wilt Chamberlain (13), Marques Haynes (20), Curly Neal (22), Tex Harrison (34), Geese Ausbie (35), Meadowlark Lemon (36), Goose Tatum (50), Hallie Bryant (32)