Basketball Coaches

Chad Phillips

Chad Phillips

Head Coach, Varsity Men’s Basketball

Coach Phillips is a native of Santa Clarita Valley, California, and brings over 20 years of coaching experience to the Buccaneers.  During his tenure at the helm of both Canyon and Valencia High Schools, Coach Phillips compiled over 200 victories, five league championships, and 15 state tournament appearances, including two elite 8 appearances and a trip to the final 4.  Coach Phillips has helped develop more than a dozen players to continue their basketball careers on the collegiate level.

Coach Phillips believes that success should occur in the classroom as well as on the basketball court, and he has been recognized for that as well.  While at Canyon High School, he was named teacher of the year for his entire district for the 2012-13 school year.  Coach Phillips will join the Allatoona faculty as a math teacher who strongly believes that the classroom comes first.  He stresses the importance of academic excellence, integrity, and sportsmanship with his athletes and students alike, and he believes in promoting a family friendly atmosphere that puts players and students first in all things.

Coach Phillips is married to Jen, and they have five sons:  Cayden (13), Camden (12), Kellen (10), Kolin (8), and Kasten (4).

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Kory Metcalf

Assistant Coach, Varsity Men’s Basketball

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Matt Perrin

Assistant Coach, Varsity Men’s Basketball

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Assistant Coach, Varsity Men’s Basketball

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Jamie Vickrey

Assistant Coach, Varsity Men’s Basketball

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Kim Moore

Assistant Coach, JV and Freshmen Men’s Basketball

Russ Russell

Russ Russell

Assistant Coach, JV and Freshmen Men’s Basketball

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Chuck Savage

Assistant Coach, JV and Freshmen Men’s Basketball

James Bouyer

James Bouyer

Head Coach, Women’s Basketball

A New Orleans native with 12 years of high school coaching experience, six as Head Coach at Grace King High School in Metairie Louisiana.  While at King, he compiled an overall record of 53-107 which is the third most wins in the school’s history.  King totaled 50 wins in 13 years prior to his arrival.  Tenure includes one Division I signee to the University of New Orleans.

Before the coaching assignment at Grace King, Bouyer was the girls assistant head coach at O. Perry Walker High School and the assistant boys coach at Sophie B. Wright High School in New Orleans.

Brett Hubinger

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Coach Hubinger has a B.S. in Health and Physical Education, and he has been coaching and teaching for twenty years.  In high school, Coach Hubinger competed in basketball, football, and track, and he continued to compete in football in college.  Coach Hubinger is married to Lisa Hubinger, and they have five children:  Kandon; Danielle; Bria; Kelli (who plays for Allatoona Basketball); and Corinne.

Coach Hubinger views God as his mentor, and he finds inspiration from the quotation, “You are only as good as you want to be.”

Tina McLaughlin

Tina McLaughlin

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Coach McLaughlin has a B.A. in Psychology from Mercy College and a M.Ed. in Special Education from the University of West Georgia, and she has been teaching for twelve years and coached for four summers at West Point Basketball Camps while in college.  In high school, Coach McLaughlin competed in basketball, field hockey, and softball, and she continued to compete in basketball all four years at Mercy College on a full athletic scholarship while also playing golf for two years.  During her senior year at Mercy, she received the Coach’s Award.  Coach McLaughlin has been married to James McLaughlin for twenty years, and they have three children at Allatoona High School:  James, a senior; Jack, a junior; and Julia, a freshman.

Coach McLaughlin views her parents, Ed and Anita Gentile as her mentors as they never allowed her to give up and lead by setting a good example, and she finds inspiration from the quotation, “Be somebody that makes everybody feel like a somebody.”

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