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Athletic Department

May 11, 2017 0 comment admin


Mikael Byars

Mike Byars played for the nation’s all-time winningest coach (Robert Hughes) at the national powerhouse Dunbar High School in Ft. Worth, Texas – where he would be named an All American.  Mike spent his college career at the University of Miami (FL) and Northwestern State (LA) from 1997 – 2002, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Northwestern State in 2013. Mike would go on to have a successful career playing internationally in countries such as France, Turkey, Venezuela, Lithuania, Lebanon and Iran. He would build an awesome reputation as a dynamic, consistent, two-way player.

Mike Byars, currently serves as the Athletic Director of Orion International Athletic Academy where he scouts and develops international talent with a focus on professional eligibility. Coach Byars specializes in optimizing individual potential and overall athletic performance through intensive skill development, strength training and cognitive restructuring.

Assistant Athletic Director

Anthony Torres




We are looking forward to an amazing start to all of our sports programs at Orion International Academy.  GO HUNTERS!!!



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