The Clinic of High School Champions: Speakers
860-53 ... That's Steve Smith's record in 27 seasons as head coach at Oak Hill Academy. He has been named National Coach of the Year by USA Today in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2012. His teams have claimed eight mythical national championships and they have been runner-up six times. In 2009 and 2012, he was honored as the Naismith High School Coach of the Year.
Gary McKnight, Mater Dei H.S. (CA)
Gary is the winningest coach in California H.S. basketball history 926-83 (92%). In thirty years at Mater Dei, his team have won 9 State Championships, 13 Southern California Regional Championships, 21 CIF Championship and 29 League Championships. He has had more then 145 player go on to play NCAA division one basketball and has had 6 players go on to play in NBA.
Dave Weber, Glenbrook H.S. (IL)
In 17 years at Glenbrook North H.S. Coach Weber has a record of 330-144. His 2005 team won the Illinois State Championship and his 2003 team placed 3rd. He also has won 11 straight Conference Championships. Before Glenbrook North Dave was an assistant at Eastern Illinois, Texas – San Antonio, UC Santa Barbara, and Arizona State.
Steve Bennett, New Castle H.S. (IN)
Steve has the best overall winning percentage of any coach in Indiana who has coached at least 10 years. 403-133 in 15 years. At New Castle his team has won 14 Championships, including 2006 3A State Championship. His record at New Castle is an impressive 252-92. New Castle is the home of the largest H.S. gym in the world, seating 9,325.
820 wins, Three State Championships, and 19 Conference titles. In 2005, Petitgoue was picked as the all-time H.S. coach of the century. Jerry is the all-time winningest coach in Wisconsin H.S. basketball history.
Derril Kipp, Maine West H.S. (IL)
His record speaks for itself. 741-239 (74% winning percentage). He holds State records: 65 straight wins and 110 consecutive wins in the central suburban conference and a 1988 state title. Twenty Six League Championships, 22 Regional Championships, 10 Sectional Championships, Seven Supersectional Championships and Elite Eights, Plus five Final Fours.
Sharman White, Miller Grove H.S. (GA)
A 257-76 record over a 10 year coaching career. He has won four straight AAAA Georgia State titles (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012). He has been named GACA, AAAA and Atlanta Constitution "Coach of the Year" in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Jerry Faulkner, Charlotte Latin H.S. (NC) Retired
This former Clemson assistant (four years) is the second winningest coach in North Carolina H.S. Basketball history 704-224. His teams have won nine state titles and in 31 years as a head coach he has only one losing season.
Sue Phillips, Arch Bishop Mitty H.S. (CA)
In her 19 year career at Arch Bishop Mitty H.S. Coach Phillips has an outstanding record of 557-96 while playing the toughest schedules in California. Her teams have won five state titles, Nine Northern California Championships and 17 League and Central Coast Sectional Championships.
After 36 years at Central Elkader (eight years) and Mid-Prarie (18 years) Don has complied a record of 562-294 and five-time state tournament teams. As important, he has been named U.S.A. Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year and during that time won three gold medals for our country in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
A. W. Canada, Pershing H.S. (MI)
In eight years his accomplishments have been many at the tradition rich Pershing H.S. in Detroit. His teams have achieved the following: 2009 State Champions, 2008 State Runner-Up, Detroit City Champions 2009 and 2010, four-time Regional Champions, and eight-time District Champions.
Mary Klinger, Rutgers Prep (NJ)
Mary has won 10 NJISAA State Championships and the last six in a row at Rutgers Prep. Her 28 year record is an impressive 445-200. She has been named Private School and Courier News Coach of the Year. Since 2010 she has been on the board of directors for the WBCA.
Alan Stein is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for nationally renowned Nike Elite Dematha Catholic H.S. Alan brings a wealth of expertise after years of extensive work with elite high school, college and NBA players (Kevin Durant, Michael Beasley, and more).