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A.D. and Coaches' Bios

A.D. and Coaches' Bios 

Jeff Stoller, CAA- Athletic Director

Jeff Stoller is a nationally certified Athletic Administrator who is in his 15th year as Athletic Director at Bishop McGuinness. During his time at Bishop, he has helped lead the school to 8 Northwest Conference Wells Fargo Cups and 6 State Wells Fargo Cups for top overall athletic program. He was also named 2010 Triad Sports Weekly Athletic Director of the Year. Coach Stoller grew up in Plattsburgh, New York where he attended Catholic High School at Mount Assumption Institute. After high school, he went on to play baseball for the Altona Bombers of the Champlain Valley League. After finishing his baseball playing days, he became the Athletic Director, Head Varsity Baseball Coach, and an English Teacher at Oak Ridge Military Academy in Oak Ridge, NC. Coach Stoller was named Triad Athletic Conference Varsity Baseball Coach of the Year in 2000, 2001, and 2002. During his tenure at Oak Ridge, he also served three years as president of the Triad Athletic Conference. Following that, he served three years as President of the Piedmont Athletic Conference as well. He also served on the NCISAA State Baseball Seeding Committee and is currently on the Triad Basketball Officials Association Board of Directors in addition to the NCHSAA Non-Traditional Schools Committee. Coach Stoller also served on the Clinton County, NY Chamber of Commerce Community Image Task Force and the Clinton County, NY Educational Advisory Committee.

Coach Stoller is a member of the National Interscholastic Administrators Association, the National Federation of High Schools Coaches Association, the NC Athletic Directors Association, and the NC Coaches Association. He has a B.A. in English and an M.S. in Secondary Education from the State University of New York. He has a wife named Amy and one 11 year old son named Evan. Coach Stoller and his family reside in Greensboro.

Charlie Jones - Asst. Athletic Director, Head Football Coach

Charlie Jones enters his 14th year as head football coach and assistant A.D. at Bishop McGuinness. In 2005, he led Bishop McGuinness to its first ever state playoff appearance in the most successful season in the program's history. Coach Jones has served as both an assistant athletic director at Anneewakee School and as an Athletic Director at Monroe Academy in Alabama. Coach Jones was a 4 year starter at Anneewakee School from 1978-1981 where he was the school’s All-Time leading receiver with 39 catches and is also a school record holder in touchdown receptions and punt returns. 

Coach Jones has been a Head Varsity Football Coach for over the past 20 years.  Coach Jones won his 100th game as a head coach on 11/1/2013 v. Walkertown High School. In 1993 he took over as head coach at Montgomery Catholic High School in Montgomery, Alabama. The team had gone 3-26 prior to Coach Jones arrival and in only his second year, they made the district playoffs making it there in both 1994 and 1995.He was named Capital City Conference Coach of the Year in 1994.After serving as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Monroe Academy in Alabama, Coach Jones took over as Head Varsity Football Coach at Louisa County High School in Louisa, Virginia where he took over a team that had previously gone 0-26.They went 5-5 in only his second year and made it to the district championship in 2001, his third year. In 2008, Coach Jones led the Villains to a 7-4 regular season finish and again to the state playoffs and lead the team to 9-2 regular season records in 2009 and 2010 where they made the state playoffs both years and again in 2011-2013. Over the last 6 years Bishop McGuinness ranks 18th among the eighty1A schools in wins. Coach Jones has a B.A. from West Virginia Wesleyan University. 

Pat Bowen - Athletic Asst., Head Varsity Baseball Coach, JV Football Coach

Coach Bowen serves as Athletic Assistant along with Head Varsity Baseball Coach and JV Football Coach. Coach Bowen had a standout college baseball career at St. Leo University in Florida before being drafted and playing in the Anaheim Angels minor league system. In 2003-2004, he served as Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach and head JV Baseball coach and PE Teacher at Greensboro Day and worked summer camps at The NC Baseball Academy prior to becoming head softball coach at Bishop McGuinness from 2004-2006. In 2007 he became assistant baseball coach and pitching coach for the Varsity Baseball Team where he helped lead them to a conference championship, a conference tournament championship, and a State Final Four Finish.  In 2012 Coach Bowen became the head baseball coach. Coach Bowen has a B.A. in Sports Management from St. Leo University and graduate work at the University of Tampa. He also has his P.E./Health Teacher Certification from Greensboro College.

Kimberly Venable- Athletic Asst.

Kimberly Venable is a native of Winston-Salem, NC and a graduate of Robert B. Glenn High School in Kernersville, NC.

Kimberly pursued her lifetime dream – a career in Athletics. Attending Winston-Salem State University, Kimberly worked diligently and effortlessly in the Athletic Department of the university starting out as a freshman. She was an intern in all aspects of the daily sports business of the Athletic Department and applied all her well learned skills to her work ethic. Kimberly graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management.

Kimberly is also an advocate for children and young adolescents. She is a site supervisor for the child care services program of the YMCA in Winston-Salem, NC and an Athletic Assistant at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School in Kernersville, NC. Kimberly finds time to balance her love for education and physical fitness with her passion of sports.  

Dustin Segers, LAT, ATC, PTA- Athletic Trainer

Dustin has been a Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainer since 1997 and a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant since 2000. Dustin has provided Athletic Training services primarily for secondary school athletics including Grimsley High School, Southwest Guilford High School, and Veritas Sports Academy. He has an Associates of Science degree - Physical Therapy Assistant from Guilford Technical Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine from High Point University, and a Master of Arts in Bible Exposition degree from Pensacola Theological Seminary. Dustin enjoys spending time with his family, practicing martial arts, strength training, hiking, biking, hiking, and is an avid outdoorsman. Other activities he enjoys include serving his church, studying and teaching the Bible, Christian theology, philosophy, and apologetics.

Neil Hodges- Head Varsity Boys' Soccer Coach 

Coach Hodges, a standout soccer player at Bishop McGuinness from 1991-1995, has coached at Bishop the last 9 years at BMHS, 5 years with JV and this is his 4th year with Varsity. He has coached locally with the Twin City Youth Soccer Association for 11 years, ranging from U-6 to U-15, which has included, Rec, youth Academy Elite, Challenge, and Classic. Coach Hodges has his USSF “National” D license, USSF “National” Youth license, and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. 

Joe Brown- Head JV Boys' Soccer Coach

Coach Brown is Head Coach Junior Varsity Soccer and has coached at Bishop now for four years. He loves all sports and has been a volunteer coach of various sports for over 50 years. Joe previously coached and was a Board member for 3 years at KSA Soccer and a coach for 12 years.  He also coached boys' and girls' soccer at Hanes Middle School for 5 years. Joe has coached football from PeeWee to College, High School Baseball, High School Basketball and Volleyball. He wants to make a difference in the lives of the young people he coaches. Joe is a veteran of the US Army.  He coached his 600th game during the 2015 season when the BMHS JV went 10-2-2.

Keith Herzberger- Asst. JV Boys' Soccer Coach

Keith joined BMHS Athletic program in 2015 as the Assistant JV Boys Soccer coach. Keith graduated from The State University of NY at Stony Brook in 1996 with a degree in physical therapy. While at SUNY Stony Brook, he worked as an athletic trainer with their athletic program. He relocated his family to Kernersville in 2005. In addition to creating a successful career, he has coached for over 7 years with the Kernersville Soccer Association and has let the sport become his favorite past time. Keith and Joe Brown met at KSA well before their BMHS team, where they created a winning team attitude and team record. This spirit and rigor led the BMHS JV team to a 10-2-2 season record in 2015.

Shawn Jacobsen- Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

Coach Jacobsen is starting his 2nd year as JV head coach after many years of playing and coaching volleyball.  He was first introduced to volleyball as a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill where he played on their club team for 2 years.  After college, he played on various on BB and A level 6-man and 2-man teams for several years. He has spent the last 5 years as assistant coach of the Varsity team at OLM where he has help lead them to 2 PECSSA championships in the last 4 years.  His wife, Karen (Wiggins) Jacobsen '88, is a BMHS alumni and they have 3 boys: Thane (class of '14), Colin and Vance.

Kamika Mack- Head JV Volleyball Coach, Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach

Coach Mack is a PE/Health Teacher at JFK Magnet High School in Winston-Salem.  She was a standout basketball and volleyball player at North Forsyth on some of the strongest teams at the time in Forsyth County where she played under Sean Vestal, who was one of the top area volleyball coaches now retired.  She recently earned her Master's Degree in Sports Administration from Florida State University.  She served as asst. women's basketball coach this year at Winston-Salem Prep and Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach at North Forsyth in addition to being a head coach for one of the 16 year old teams with Club Champion.

Russ Tremblay- Head Cross-Country

This will be Coach Tremblay's 8th year coaching cross country. He will be a valuable resource for the team in many ways. One of Coach Tremblay's focuses will be the JV runners. He will use his years of experience and knowledge of running to the team. He will also assist in voluntary practices throughout the summer and continue this throughout the season. He will help guide the team in their nutrition and assist in meet management.

Coach Tremblay is a native of Alberta, Canada. Coach Tremblay has experience in running cross country and track throughout high school. He continues to run currently and competes in local 5k road races.

Chris Scola- Asst. Cross-Country and Track and Field

This is Coach Scola’s 3rd year as an assistant cross-country, track coach. Chis recently retired to the Winston-Salem area, previously living outside Philadelphia, PA (Collingswood, NJ), and working as an IT and Telecommunications Specialist and Systems Trainer, for a major Philadelphia law firm. Chris brings a wealth of distance running experience (over 35 years) and has competed in various road race distances over the years, ranging from 5K (14:45) to marathon (2:28). Chris will assist Coach Trembley and Jacobs with the distance runners. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education from West Chester State University, is married to Karen, and they have 2 children, Kevin, a 2006 graduate of High Point University, and Jessica, a 2014 graduate of Lebanon Valley.

Catherine Lassiter- Head Varsity Girls' Tennis

Catherine enters her 6th year as tennis coach at Bishop McGuinness.  Catherine, a Bishop alum and longtime board member, played four years of college tennis singles and doubles at Catholic University and graduated in 1984.  She also has an M.A. in Education from Wake Forest University.  She is a 4.0 USTA player and plays doubles and mixed doubles.  She previously served as Head JV and Assistant Varsity Tennis Coach at RJ Reynolds High School. Under her leadership, the girl’s tennis team tied as Conference champions in 2014 and reached the Final Four. In 2014, the undefeated girls won the Conference championship and the first ever State Championship title and won both the conference and state title again in 2015.  Coach Lassiter has coached both singles and doubles individual state champions.

Gia Marx- Head Cheerleading Coach

Gia enters her 2nd season as cheerleading coach at Bishop.  Gia attended Catholic School while growing up in New York and she and her family members are currently parishioners at St. Pius The Tenth Catholic Church. She cheered throughout high school and college and have coached a variety of squads during her career including the varsity squads at Dunkirk HS and Fredonia HS. She is is currently employed at Greensboro Academy and works in the Exceptional Children's Department. Her eight years of employment at Greensboro Academy have included coaching the middle school cheerleaders for the past seven basketball seasons. She also runs her own cheer camp during the summer. Her philosophy includes using cheerleading as an avenue for helping children learn discipline, teamwork, confidence, and perseverance. It is one of her true joys to positively impact the life of a child. Gia resides in Greensboro with her husband and their son Freddie

Dana St. Claire- Head Swimming Coach

Dana enters his 3rd year as coach at BMHS.  He swam for Carol City High School in Miami, Florida where he was a Miami Herald All-City and All-County selection in his Junior and Senior seasons and made the 4A State High School Swimming Finals in both years finishing 5th in the 100 yard Backstroke his Senior year. Dana swam for both North Miami Beach Swim Club and Fort Lauderdale Swim Team (FLST). While at NMBSC, he qualified for National Junior Olympics in the 200 Meter Backstroke. At FLST, he swam for Jack Nelson who was the 1976 US Olympic Women’s coach. As a member of the elite National Training team, Dana trained with world record holders, collegiate All Americans and Olympic finalists. Dana’s career continued at Marshall University where he was awarded an athletic scholarship. He was a five time Southern Conference champion. He also was an eight time finalist in both the 100 and 200 yard backstroke events at the Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Championships (EISD). He won the 200 Yard Backstroke in his sophomore year. Notable schools which he competed against were Maryland, Pittsburgh, Penn State, East Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame, West Virginia. He was selected Most Valuable Swimmer all four years at Marshall. While obtaining his Masters’ degree he was an Assistant Coach for the Thundering Herd. In 2001, he was inducted into the Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame. After a 32 year career in sales with both BellSouth and AT&T Dana retired in 2013. He is married and he and his wife, Christy have one son, Drew who is a 2007 BMHS graduate.

Brian Sickelbaugh - Head Wrestling Coach

 

Coach Sickelbaugh will lead Bishop in its 14th year of Varsity Wrestling. Coach Sickelbaugh is in his 19th year as a head wrestling coach and his 21st year overall. He previously served as an assistant wrestling coach at Beechcroft High School in Columbus, Ohio and then Head Wrestling Coach at Trinity High School here in North Carolina. After several years away from the sport, he became Assistant and then Head Wrestling Coach at High Point Central High School before starting the program here at Bishop in 2003. Brian has coached nine state champions, three state runners-up and 20 other state place winners. In addition, he has had 51 state qualifiers, 39 of which have been from Bishop over the past ten seasons. The team has also had 54 All-Conference selections since the inaugural season. Brian graduated from the University of Toledo.  Coach Sickelbaugh is a member of the NCWCA, USA Wrestling, the NWCA and is director of the Villains Wrestling Club. He also teaches both CP and AP Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Anatomy and Physiology at Bishop.

 

Kevin Lapina- Asst. Wrestling Coach

Kevin is in his 14th year as an assistant at Bishop.  He was a standout high school wrestler in Ohio before going on to wrestle at Ohio University.  Prior to Bishop, Kevin was head coach at Copley High School in Ohio from 1996-1999 where he had a state champion,  two third place finishers, and one fifth place finisher.  Kevin has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Pre-Physical Therapy from Ohio University and a Master's Degree in Athletic Training from The University of Akron.

Josh Thompson - Head Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach

 
Coach Thompson begins his 18th season as a high school coach and 13th season as Head Varsity Coach of the Bishop McGuinness Villains in 2016-17. His coaching career includes stints at UNC-Greensboro, Bartlett Yancey High School, and Oak Ridge Military Academy.

In 2016, Coach Thompson won his 200th game as head varsity coach at Bishop McGuinness, and his tenure has thus far been highlighted by the NCHSAA 1A State Championship in 2008-09- the school’s only NCHSAA State Title in Boys Basketball. Coach Thompson’s teams captured Sectional titles in 2009 and 2010, as well as a Regional Championship in 2009. The 2009 campaign was the program’s best record in school history (31-2) and an unprecedented undefeated conference season (16-0). The Villains have earned 2 national rankings during Coach Thompson’s years at the helm, climbing to #42 nationally in 2004-05 and to #69 in 2009-10. Coach Thompson has been named Coach of the Year by the Greensboro News and Record, the Northwest Conference, and Triad Sports Report throughout his career at Bishop, as well as receiving votes for North Carolina AP Coach of the Year in 2009. During his tenure at Bishop, Coach Thompson has coached over twenty players that have gone on to play in the collegiate ranks. Two players have earned McDonald's All-America nominee honors as point guards for Coach Thompson at Bishop (Aaron Toomey, '10 and Spencer Wilson, '15).
Coach Thompson aslo runs his own youth basketball organization, the North Carolina Spartans. In his time as an club coach, over sixty of Coach's players have gone on to play at the next level, with one player reaching the NBA ranks (Cedric Simmons, Cleveland Cavaliers). Coach Thompson also works several basketball camps throughout the area including Mike Krzyzewski's Duke Basketball Camp, UNC-Greensboro, and runs his own basketball camps at Bishop and St. Pius X (Greensboro). Coach Thompson works the prestigious Hoop Mountain Academic All American Camp at Brandeis University, the Power To Win Sports Overseas Professional Combine, and the Basketball Elite Southeast Summer Showcase.

In 2010, Coach was published for the first time in Dan Inham's A System of Success: State Champions Basketball Playbook, and for a second time in 2014 in Xs, Os, & Ws: Inspirational Stories from Successful Basketball Coaches by Expected End Entertainment.
Coach Thompson is a member of the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association (NCBCA) and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Coach Thompson also holds a USA Basketball youth development coaching license.

Coach Thompson and the Bishop McGuinness Boys Basketball program were featured on ESPN and the CBS Evening News in 2014 for the "Dedication Game" played in January 2014.

Coach Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science and a Master's degree in Education, both from UNC-Greensboro. He lives in Kernersville with his wife Marsha, his son Aaron, and daughter Anna.
 
Brian Robinson - Head Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach  
Brian Robinson begins his 24th season as a high school coach and his 15th season as the Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Bishop McGuinness in 2016-17. The Villains have a record of 327-90 in Robinson's first fourteen seasons at Bishop (384-134 overall as a head coach) making the state playoffs each year, and winning nine consecutive state champions in Class 1A in North Carolina. The streak broke the state record for the most consecutive state titles in a row for any classification or gender.  The nine straight titles are also tied for the second most in a row ever in the National Federation of High School's record book for girls basketball. The Villains have been ranked as high as #11 in USA Today, achieving that ranking at the end of a 32-1 Season in 2006-07. Robinson was the North Carolina Associated Press Sports Writers State Coach-of-the-Year in 2010, was runner-up for the award in 2006, 2007 and 2012 and second runner-up in 2013. Robinson was named the National Federation State Coach-of-the-Year in 2013. Robinson was previously the head varsity boys basketball coach at Starmount High School in Boonville where he helped the Rams to two state playoff appearances. Robinson was an assistant boys basketball coach for four seasons (1994-98) at his Alma mater, R.J. Reynolds, in Winston-Salem where the Demons won a sectional title in 1997. Robinson split time in 2009-10, coaching with NAIA level Southeastern University's women's basketball team (Lakeland, FL) during McGuinness' run towards a fifth straight title.

In 2007, Robinson was named the head coach for the U.S.A. Basketball Youth Development Festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado where his team came away with the silver medal. Robinson was on the USA Basketball Women's Development National Team Selection Committee from 2009-2012; the 2009 U16 Team he helped select won the Gold Medal at the FIBA World Championships in Mexico, City and the 2010 U17 team won the Gold Medal in France; the 2011 U16 Team won Gold in Mexico; the U17 Team won the Gold in Amsterdam. Robinson was selected as an assistant coach for the U16 USA Basketball National Team in 2013 where the team won the Gold Medal over Canada in June. Robinson was re-appointed as an assistant coach for the USA U17 National Team that competed in Pilzen, Czech Republic in the summer of 2014 and also won gold. Robinson was named to the three-person USA SafeSport Advisory committee. Robinson was the District 3 Coordinator for the WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) High School All-American Game from 2008-2011 and is a member of the WBCA; in 2011, Robinson was named the Chair of the WBCA High School All-American Game Selection Committee. Robinson was the program founder and sponsor for Bishop McGuinness' Fellowship of Christian Athletes in 2008, and is a member of the National Federation of High School Coaches. In 2008, Robinson authored and published "My Foundation of Coaching" in 2012 he published "A Decade of Dominance" . Robinson has also been a basketball clinic speaker at Georgia Tech, Florida, and Duke Universities as well as at the Triad Basketball Officials Clinic in 2013 and the first-ever USA Basketball Youth Coaches Clinic in Las Vegas in 2015. Also in 2013, Robinson accepted a head coaching position with the Triad Trackers, an adult wheelchair basketball team based in Winston-Salem; the team finished third in the CWBC tournament in 2016. Robinson is also an evaluator for North Carolina's Gatorade Player-of-the-Year.
 

Kaleb Money- Asst. Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach

Coach Money enters his fourth season with the Bishop Basketball Program in 2016-17.  Coach Money brings experience from the middle school and high school level in his young coaching career.  From 2009-2012, Kaleb was the middle school head coach at Gospel Light Christian school where he led the team to three straight winning seasons.  During that time period, he also served as the associate head coach on the varsity team at Gospel Light. Since arriving at Bishop McGuinness, Coach Money has also been involved with the NC Spartans AAU organization, serving as the head coach of the 14U team. In his two seasons as head coach, NC Spartans 14U has seen tremendous success.  Prior to his years as a coach, Kaleb was a student-athlete at Gospel Light where he played basketball for New York State High School Hall of Famer Wes Somerville.  During his senior season, Coach Money was team captain of the team that won the NCCSA 3A State Championship. Coach Money is now working in the front office and serving as the Assistant Athletic Director at Our lady of Grace School. Coach Money is also currently pursuing his degree in Christian Ministries with emphasis on Coaching & Recreation and General Education at Piedmont International University.

 

Michael Herschel- Asst. Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach

This is Coach Herschel’s 2nd season as a coach with the Bishop Basketball program. Coach Hersch played on the last Bishop freshman team in 2005, played on a one-loss JV team his sophomore year and then was named a captain of the Villains for his junior and senior seasons from 2007-2009. He played under Coach Josh Thompson for those two years and was a member of the 2009 NCHSAA 1A State Championship team that finished ranked 69th in the country (his 2009 team is also currently tied for highest team cumulative GPA in the program’s history). Michael went on to attend UNC-Wilmington where he would earn his bachelor's in business administration. It was also at UNCW that he found opportunities to coach. In 2011, he coached the boys team at St. Mark Catholic Middle School where he put together a winning season and then took over the traditionally strong girls program the next year. His teams for the next two seasons went undefeated in regular season and conference tournament play. While in Wilmington, he coached with the Wilmington Hurricanes AAU organization and, upon moving back to the Triad, he coached under Coach Kaleb Money with the NC Spartans. Most recently, he was a coach for one of Bishop’s feeder schools Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Josh Bowden- Head JV Boys' Basketball Coach

Coach Bowden begins his 6th year with the Bishop McGuinness Basketball program in 2014-2015.  Prior to becoming the JV coach at Bishop Coach Bowden was an assistant for the JV boys basketball program at Greensboro Day School. He was also a Varsity Assistant for Northwest Guilford High School. While at Northwest he helped turned a 2 win team into a 12 win team that qualified for the state playoffs. During his last year at Northwest he led the freshmen team to a 7-2 record and helped lead the Varsity team to a 3rd place finish in the conference, a conference tournament championship, and to the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs. During high school Coach Bowden played at West Stokes for Dan Spainhour, David Spainhour, and Forrest Munden. During the first year of the program he helped lead the Wildcats to the state playoffs. He also ran cross country for the Wildcats. Coach Bowden graduated from West Stokes in 2000 and from UNC-Greensboro with a B.S.S in exercise and sports science in 2005. In addition to coaching, Coach Bowden teaches physical education for Guilford County Schools. He also has volunteered time to work with the NC Gaters AAU programs. He has worked the East Coast Basketball Camp for 10 years and also continues to work the nationally renowned 5 star basketball camp. Coach Bowden is excited about the upcoming season at Bishop and looks forward to making the players better on the court and better people off the court. He hopes to help keep the program a steady contender in the Northwest Conference as they won the NW Conference Championship in the 2016-2016 season.

Trish Grant - Assistant Varsity Girls’ Coach

Trish Grant will start her 16th season at Bishop McGuinness High School, and her sixth season as the #1 Assistant Varsity Coach. She spent her first four seasons as the head junior varsity coach. Coach Grant leaves the jvs with a record of 67-8 over the past four seasons, going 16-5, 16-3, 18-0, and 17-0. Coach Grant's previous coaching experience includes both Head JV and Head Varsity Basketball Coach at her alma mater Saint Maria Goretti High School in Philadelphia and Immaculate Heart of Mary Elementary School in High Point.

Coach Grant helped organize intramural basketball leagues for basketball as other sports at King of Peace grade school where she played CYO basketball and won a city championship as a grade school player. Coach Grant was an All-Catholic Basketball and Volleyball player at Saint Maria Goretti High School. She attended LaSalle University on a basketball scholarship and graduated with a BS in Business Administration.

T.J. Eggers- Head JV Girls' Basketball Coach

T.J. Eggers begins his 6th season as Head Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Bishop McGuinness in 2012-13.  Coach Eggers is a 2005 Graduate of Bishop McGuinness and a 2009 Graduate of Auburn University.  Coach Eggers has a degree in landscape horticulture and is in pursuit of a Masters Degree in Education. Coach Eggers recently coached at St. Leos, one of our Catholic Feeder Schools, as the head coach of the girls junior varsity team and most recently served and still serves as Athletic Director and Head Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School.

Merritt Rizoti- Asst. JV Girls' Basketball Coach

Merritt Rizoti begins her 6th season as an Assistant Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Bishop McGuinness in 2012-13.

Coach Rizoti is a 2011 Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Exercise and Sport Science (concentration in Sport Administration and a Minor in Coaching Education and Environmental Science and Studies).

Coach Rizoti played club basketball at U.N.C. and high school basketball at Wilkes Central. At U.N.C., Coach Rizoti managed all club basketball operations.  Coach Rizoti has been a coach at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA in Chapel Hill.

Coach Rizoti was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at U.N.C. Coach Rizoti also was on the Dean's List in the: Spring of 2011, Fall of 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, and Spring of 2008. Coach Rizoti was a Garland Johnson Scholar, is ASEP (American Sport Education Program) Certified, CPR / First Aid Certified, and of the Gamma Kappa Alpha National Italian Honor Society.  She currently coaches AAU Basketball with the Winston-Salem Stealers.

 

Ray Alley- Head Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach

Coach Alley enters his 5th season of coaching at Bishop McGuiness (1st as head girls soccer coach) with over 44 years of coaching experience at the collegiate, high school and club youth levels. He had a successful collegiate career coaching men’s soccer (9 years) and men’s tennis (22 years) at High Point University and Guilford College, receiving numerous Coach of the Year honors in both sports at the conference and regional levels.  He was named Tennis National Coach of the Year in 1971 by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).  He coached boys and girls club soccer in Greensboro for many years, with his girls teams capturing six NCYSA State Cup championships and advancing to represent North Carolina at six US Youth Soccer Region III championships in Texas (2), Oklahoma, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, twice tying for third place in those competitions.  He has coached more than 70 players who have gone on to play at the women’s collegiate level, including rostered players at UNC, Duke, Wake Forest, East Carolina, Charlotte, UNC Greensboro, High Point and N.C. State.

 

Coach Alley has been inducted into the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2002 that included UNC Women’s Head Coach Anson Dorrance and the late longtime high school coach Bob Hathaway. He is also a member of the Guilford College Athletics Hall of Fame.  He is currently Editor/Publisher of Southern Soccer Scene (southernsoccerscene.com), a monthly publication he started 38 years ago while coaching at Guilford College.  At the high school level, for a number of years, he assisted former Villian Coach George Kennedy with both the boys and girls soccer teams at Western Guilford High School, helping the girls’ team to back-to-back NCHSAA 3-A Girls State Championships. Coach Alley is a 39-year member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

 

Chris Gunzenhauser – JV Baseball Coach

Chris Gunzenhauser is a graduate of 1984 Bishop McGuinness and has coached JV baseball for 4 years. While at Bishop he played baseball and performed in school musicals. Coach Gunzenhauser has played and managed adult baseball for the past 15 years and competes in national tournaments in Florida each November.
In addition to baseball Coach Gunzenhauser founded and runs Concinnity Marketing which is a marketing consulting company in Winston-Salem.

Coach is a member of St Leo’s Parish and is a guitar player and singer in the Life Teen Worship Band. He is also an avid cyclist and has ridden in the MS Tour to Tanglewood for 13 years.
Coach Gunzenhauser has an undergraduate degree from UNC Chapel Hill and a Master in Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

Dwight Jacobs- Head Track and Field Coach

In 2011, Coach Jacobs joined Bishop McGuiness as Assistant Track and Field Coach.  Prior to that, he volunteered with Guilford College as Coach for Cross Country/Track & Field from 2009-2011. He also volunteered with Western Guilford High school as volunteer Cross Country/Track & Field from 2003-2008.

Coach Jacobs is a USA Track & Field Distance - Level I Certified Coach.  He currently works with the United States Postal Service where he has been employed since 1988. He is also a veteran who served in the United States Air Force from 1979-1987.  Coach Jacobs is an avid runner who runs a minimum of 40 miles on a weekly basis. Some of his personal achievements have been the winner in road races from 5K to 10K and best runner in various age groups as well as the Eastern and Southeastern Region 1500 and 3000 meters champion on the track.   He also won the Running Journal Grand Prix for the Masters division

Mary Beth Errington- Asst. Varsity Softball Coach

Coach Errington begins her fifth season as Assistant Softball Coach. Prior to coaching at Bishop McGuinness, she spent 9 years coaching softball in the PECSAA league at St. Pius X.

Coach Errington played high school softball in Towson, MD and played varsity softball at The University of Virginia. She graduated from UVA in 1988 with a B.A. in Chemistry. Coach Errington teaches fitness classes and works as a personal trainer at several gyms in Greensboro. She has completed multiple marathons and triathlons.

Fred Youngman- Head Golf Coach

After graduating from Michigan State University, Coach Youngman started his teaching career in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. At the middle school level, he coached boys basketball, football and tennis for two years. He then moved to Lahser High School in Bloomfield Hills where he continued with football and started his tenure as women's soccer and varsity volleyball coach. He finished 14 years of varsity volleyball coaching with over 200 wins.

In 1983 he moved to Lake Jackson, Texas where he coached football at 5A Brazoswood High School as well as being the men's soccer assistant. In 1988, heI received a Master's Degree in school counseling from the University of Houston. After 6 years and two little Texans, a son and daughter, he moved to Clemmons, NC where he was hired at West Forsyth High School as a school counselor and men's assistant soccer coach. After two years he became the head women's volleyball and soccer coach. The 1990's saw West Forsyth become one of the premier volleyball programs in the state, even hosting the United State's Men's Olympic Team when they came to Winston Salem. As a USVBA Level II Nationally Certified volleyball coach, he retired from volleyball coaching with over 500 victories. While at W. Forsyth, he also achieved success as a women's golf coach.  He retired from West Forsyth in January of 2014. He came to Bishop for the 2015 season and helped lead the team to its sixth straight 1A state championship.