MILLBROOK COACHING STAFF

 

CHRISTOPHER DAVIS - VARSITY HEAD COACH

19TH SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach Davis enters his 19th season as a coach at Millbrook High School, and his third as head varsity coach. Davis took over as the program's head coach on April 3rd, 2017 after 16 years as a junior varsity head coach, and associate head coach at the varsity level. The Wildcats won nine JV conference championships in Davis' tenure. He has a career varsity record of 43-15, 19-5 lifetime against conference opponents.

In 2018-19 Davis guided Millbrook to a perfect 24-0 regular season, the program's highest national ranking (#24 by USA Today), a Cap-7 Conference championship, an appearance in the NCHSAA final four and he was named a finalist for the MaxPreps' National Coach of the Year Award. Davis was also named the NCBCA's District Coach of the Year and the Cap-7 Conference's Coach of the Year.

Prior to his time at Millbrook, Davis was an assistant coach at Leesville Road High School, and the head coach of Leesville Road Middle School. In his final year with the Pride, Davis played an integral role in Leesville Road’s run to its first state championship appearance in school history.

 

The AAU basketball circuit is where Davis, a graduate of Enloe High School and North Carolina State University caught his big break. Starting as an AAU coach in 1992, Davis found himself coaching in the 17U AAU National Championship by 1999 with the Raleigh Heat, a club headlined by Shavlik Randolph.

 

Randolph, along with Eric Williams, Anthony Richardson, JJ Redick, Michael Thompson, Matt Walsh, and Sean Dockery have all gone from playing under Davis to appearing in the McDonald’s All-American Game.

 

50 former Wildcats have moved on to play collegiate athletics at the next level including former professional basketball player Simon Harris who is currently an assistant coach for the NC State Women's Basketball program, Tyrrel Tate who plays professionally in Canada, and Chris Clemons who became the programs first-ever NBA player.

Davis is the 13th head basketball in Millbrook history.

JULIUS McKINLEY - VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

7TH SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach McKinley enters his seventh season as an assistant basketball coach at Millbrook High School. Prior to joining the staff at Millbrook, McKinley was an assistant coach at Wake Forest High School and Word of God Christian Academy. The Wildcats have won the four conference championships, two conference tournaments, and qualified for the NCHSAA Final Four three times while McKinley has been on staff.

 

In his coaching career, he has helped mentor Dexter Lawrence of the New York Giants, Chris Clemons of the Houston Rockets and nine Wildcats that have gone on to play at the Division-I level. McKinley is also undefeated as the head coach of the Raleigh All-Stars in the RDU All-Star Game.

 

Julius is an alumni of Millbrook High School, class of 2001. While at Millbrook, McKinley was a varsity basketball player and was named an outstanding senior.

 

McKinley is a graduate of North Carolina A&T where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

JAMAL WILLIAMS - VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

7TH SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach Williams enters his seventh season as an assistant coach at Millbrook. He has coached basketball, track, and football between schools in both Virginia and North Carolina. Jamal joined the basketball program at Millbrook after a stint at his alma mater, Randolph Henry High School in Charlotte Court House, Virginia.

 

In his first year on the Wildcat bench, Williams assisted the Varsity team along with being the Head Coach of the Freshman team. 2019-20 begins his sixth season as a full-time Varsity assistant. Along with fellow assistant coach Julius McKinley, Williams has helped lead the Raleigh All-Stars to victory in each of the first two RDU All-Star Games. Those teams have featured six Millbrook alumni including Chris Clemons, Robert Brown, and Faison Brock.

 

Williams, a Clerical Assistant at Millbrook High School, is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he attended following a college basketball career at Southside Virginia Community College.

TIM BLOUGH - VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

8TH SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach Blough enters his third season as a Varsity Assistant Coach, and eighth overall season as a coach in the Millbrook Basketball program, having also served as an assistant at the Freshman Team level.

 

The JV and Freshman Wildcats have produced seven varsity players under Blough's tutelage, and he was a part of the 2014 JV team that finished runner-up in the 2014 Athens Drive Holiday Tournament. He helped lead the JV Wildcats to a Cap-8 Conference Championship in 2015-16, the first one in his tenure at the JV level.

  

The 2019-20 season is Blough's fourteenth year involved in basketball after a two year stint as an official, and three year stint as a Freshman/JV level coach back home in Michigan. While up north, he also served eight years as a JV/Varsity head softball coach.

 

After serving six season's as its associate head coach, Blough was named the head coach of the Millbrook Softball program over the summer of 2017. Millbrook has qualified for the NCHSAA 4A State Softball playoffs in all but one season that Blough has been a part of its program.

BLAIR ROBERTS - JUNIOR VARSITY HEAD COACH

2ND SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach Roberts enters his second season as the head junior varsity basketball coach at Millbrook, he also serves as an assistant at the varsity level.

In his first season with the Wildcats, Roberts helped guide the JV squad to a 19-3 overall record and a Cap-7 Conference junior varsity championship.

Roberts, 30, brings six years of prior coaching experience to Millbrook. With the Page Men’s Basketball program in Greensboro, NC, Roberts helped guide the Pirates to postseason appearances in each season that he was on the bench. Page qualified for the 4A sectional finals in three of Roberts' last four seasons with the team.

 

In the AAU circuit, Roberts has helped on staff for both Team Felton and the Wake County Basketball Association. Five Wildcat players have moved on to play collegiate athletics since Roberts has been on staff at Millbrook.

GARY NOBLES - FRESHMAN HEAD COACH

6TH SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

Coach Nobles enters his sixth season as the head coach of the Millbrook Freshman Team. Through his first five seasons his record stands at 55-22.

 

Nobles is a member of the Cary High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He was inducted in 2011 after starting three seasons for the Imps Basketball team. He was a two-time all-metro selection, and he was twice named to the Raleigh Times Holiday Invitational all-tournament team. As a junior in 1977, he took home the honors after averaging 20 points per game during the tournament. In his high school career at Cary, he amassed 1,062 career points, and was named to the all-state team during his senior season in which he averaged 19 points, and 9 rebounds per contest.

 

He was an all-conference track member as a junior, and he went on to have a successful collegiate career at Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he would graduate in 1983.

 

Phillip Burwell and Adrian Scarborough have both gone from playing on the Freshman team to playing basketball at the collegiate level in Nobles' tenure.

ADRIAN ATKINSON - JV ASSISTANT COACH

2ND SEASON COACHING AT MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL

After a four-year playing career at Millbrook, Coach Atkinson joined the Wildcats' coaching staff in 2018-19 where he works as an assistant to the junior varsity team.

Atkinson was a two-year letter winner at Millbrook and helped guide the Wildcats to their only state championship appearance in school history. He won 42 games in his two seasons on varsity, and as a junior varsity assistant in 2018-19 the JV Wildcats went 19-3 en route to a Cap-7 JV conference championship.

Following his time playing at Millbrook, Atkinson suited up at North Carolina Wesleyan.

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