Winter Sports Coaches

Boys Basketball


Steve Brooks

Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach
 

 


 

 

 

Ryan Brooks 

Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
 

 

 



Stefan Allen

JV Boys Basketball Head Coach
 

Courtney Smith

Freshman Boys Basketball
 



Bryant Brown

MS 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
 

 

 

 


 

Kareem J. Harmon 

MS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
 

Girls Basketball

Dwayne Scott 

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: 21 years / Years at YCS as Coach. / Years at YCS as Coach: 5 years. 
  • Contact Information: Dscott8@ycschools.us
  • Coaching Philosophy: “I want players who see themselves as good students playing basketball. Not as basketball players that are going to school."
    inspirational Coaching Quote: “It’s is not enough that we do our best, sometimes we must do what is required." 


     

Vonyea Swanson

Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: 8 years / Years at YCS as Coach. / Years at YCS as Coach: 6 years.
  • Contact Information: v22baller@yahoo.com
  • Coaching Philosophy: Focus dedication determination

inspirational Coaching Quote: "You are your only limit" and "It never gets easier, you just get better!"


 

Lonjyo Bond 

JV Girls Head Basketball Coach
 






Jason Dykes

Freshman Girls Head Basketball Coach
 

 

 

 

 

 


Isiah Daniel, Jr.

MS 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: Coached MS Girls and Boys Basketball 1998 - Present / Years at YCS as Coach: 20 yrs.
  • Contact Information: idaniel4@ycschools.us
  • Coaching Philosophy: To teach one to think critically and intensively, and build character that is willing to compete at a high level with teammates and demonstrate great sportsmanship.
  • Inspirational Coaching Quote: Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent doesn't work hard



TBD

MS 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
 

  • Contact Information:
     

Bowling

Ryan Katon

Co-Ed Bowling Coach 
 

Cheer

Destiny Mack

Varsity Competitive Cheerleading Coach
JV Cheer Coach

 

ShaJuan Hardy -   

7th and 8th Grade Cheer - 

 

 

Swimming



Aaron Jacob Henriksen

Coach Boys Varsity Swimming & Coed Middle School Swimming Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: I have been coaching various sports since my high school years. I started as a junior coach for my hometown soccer league. In college, I helped coach an intramural league. Since I have been with Ypsilanti Community Schools I have helped coach our Special Olympics winter teams, as well as being an assistant coach for YCMS swim team. I started assistant coaching the men's high school swim team this school year. / Years at YCS as Coach: I started coaching for YCS in 2014. 
  • Contact Information: ahenriksen5@ycschools.us
  • Coaching Philosophy: A team means All have a chance to participate!
  • Coaching Quote: There should be no benches, no left field, and no-one left out. Everyone is important to the team. We don't really win if we don't all finish!
     

Stacy Flynn
Assistant Coach Boys Varsity Swimming

 

Alicia Webber

7th and 8th Grade Swim -  

 

Wrestling

Claudell Ruffin

Varsity Co-Ed Wrestling Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: Years at YCS as Coach: 15 years.
  • Contact Information: claudellruffin@yahoo.com
  • Coaching Philosophy: Trust The Process
  • Coaching Quote: Hard Work Pays Off

 

 

 

James Kelley

Assistant Varsity Co-Ed Wrestling Coach
 

  • Coaching Experience: Wrestling, Football and Strenght Training / Years at YCS as Coach: 17 years.
  • Contact Information: kelleyjames150@gmail.com
  • Coaching Quote: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.——Albert Einstein




Cinque Carter

7th and 8th Grade Wrestling Head Coach