Friends of Basketball


Azaryahu Stonar

Year Inducted: 2016

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) Hales Franciscan School
Roosevelt University 
Olive Harvey College
(Chicago) DuSable High School
(Chicago) South Shore High School

Biography: Azaryahu is one of the greatest influences of basketball in Chicago history.  His legacy of decency and integrity precedes his reputation as a player developer, coach, and administrator. He has worked in the Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of Chicago, anhd the YMCA of Chicago.  He has coached at Hales Franciscan High School, Roosevelt University, Olive Harvey College, DuSable, and South Shore High Schools.  He is a member of the Chicago Public League Coaches Hall of Fame.