& Head Coach
College: Western Washington
Hometown: Mt. Vernon, WA
Standout at Mount Vernon High School ... Led Bulldogs to
27-0 record and 3A State Championship his senior season ... Named 3A
State Tournament MVP and Rivals.com National Player of the Week in 2001.
COLLEGE: Played one
season each at Gonzaga and Dixie State before transferring to Western
Washington ... Averaged 10.0 points and 7.0 rebounds for Dixie State his sophomore season,
helping team to conference title ... Averaged 13.4 points and 7.9
rebounds per game during his junior and senior seasons at WWU ... Helped
lead Vikings to NCAA West Region Tournament both seasons ... Scored a
career-high 32 points against Alaska-Anchorage on 12/29/05 and grabbed a
career-high 19 rebounds twice.
PROFESSIONAL: Played two seasons in Holland and Germany before joining the Slam for first time early in the 2008 season
24 points in his first game on 4/26/08 at Edmonton ... Set a team record
with 23 rebounds on 6/14/08 at Vancouver ... Named co-MVP of the
2008 IBL Championship game with 20 points and 13 rebounds ... Played the
2008-09 season in China with Guangdong Southern Tigers, averaging 9.2 ppg and 4.0 rpg ... Was Slam's
leading scorer and rebounder in 2009 with a 23.6 ppg and 11.1 rpg
... Played with New Zealand's Otago Nuggets in spring of 2010, finishing
as team's leading scorer with 22.9 ppg and also averaged 6.7 rpg ...
Scored in double figures in all 18 games played with Otago ... Re-joined
Slam in June 2010 for team's playoff run but contributions were limited
by a sprained ankle, averaging 5.8 ppg and 6.2 rpg in five games ...
Played in Syria in 2011 before re-joining Slam in June for end of IBL
season ... Played with two teams in Saudi Arabia during the 2011-12
winter season ... Resurrected playing career by suiting up for Slam as
player-coach for second half of 2014 IBL season ... Scored 28 points in
2014 IBL Championship game.
COACHING: Served as assistant coach to Rob Ridnour
during Slam's 2013 season ... Became first person to win two IBL titles as both a player and a coach
... Joined Skagit Valley College's coaching staff for 2013-14 season ...
Named head coach for Slam on 3/3/14 following Ridnour's resignation ...
Led Slam to 15-3 record and first place finish in IBL in 2014 ... Tied
team record with 12 straight wins ... Selected as Coach of the Year by
USBasket.com for 2014 season.