Cell: (571) 212-0605
Ariel Gonzalez, or Coach “A”, has been involved with the game of basketball for over 30 years and has coached basketball at different levels for 20 years. He is a member of the Fairfax Stars Hall of Fame. Ariel has coached children as young as four and teenagers through 17u in basketball since 2003 in Alexandria City and in Fairfax County. He coached various levels including recreation, County/Select, AAU and national teams. Ariel has coached with the Fairfax Stars for seven years. He is a NCAA-certified coach and a USA Basketball Gold licensed coach.
Ariel is excited to return to the Fairfax Stars program and looks forward to competing at the highest levels while developing his players in all facets on and off the court. Ariel is the Head Coach for the 2026 Premier team which competes on the invite-only Hoop Group Showcase League – the largest independent circuit in the nation which will be represented by all 32 Division 1 conferences of NCAA basketball. Ariel also serves as the Commissioner of Boys Basketball.
Ariel earned his masters and law degree and currently works in the healthcare and political arenas. Ariel currently resides in Burke with his wife, three sons, and his four-year old daughter.
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