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2014-2015 VARSITY ROSTER

 
   


 

 
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POSITION HEIGHT WEIGHT CLASS  
    1 Jacob Willardson G 5' 9 140 12  
    2 Holden Halford G 5' 11 135 11  
    3 Jake Pandrok G 6' 2 165 11  
    5 Mike Fultz G 6' 1 148 11  
    10 Curtis Lunt G 6' 2 170 12  
    12 Spencer Walker F 6' 3 195 11  
    13 Cameron Tippetts G 5' 10 160 11  
    20 Brayden Little G 6' 2 162 11  
    22 Trevon Brooks F 6' 2 224 11  
    23 Tanner Sheldon G 5' 10 150 11  
    24 Ilisia Washington G/F 6' 3 190 11  
    31 Jordan Martinez F 6' 4 205 11  
    32 Nick Lott F 6' 4 180 11  
    33 Tim Fuller F/C 6' 9 210 11  
    42 Jimmy Brown F 6' 6 207 10  
   

 

 
    COACHING STAFF          
    Head Coach Derrick Donaldson  
    Assistant Coach Adam McCoy  
    Assistant Coach Marc McCoy  
    JV Coach Brad Little  
    Freshmen Coach Jason James  
Asst. JV & F Alan Lee
    SUPPORT STAFF  
    Manager  
Dallin Mayes
    Video Coordinator  
Tayla Hamilton
       
       
 
    ADMINISTRATION TEAM COLORS: TEAL & BLACK
MASCOT: HAWK
 4301 E Guadalupe Rd  ●  Gilbert, AZ 85234
 
    Principal Melinda Murphy  
    Athletic Director Rod Huston  
    Athletic Secretary Vicki Haro  
         
         
 

Jacob Willardson Holden Halford Jake Pandrok
Mike Fultz Curtis Lunt Spencer Walker
Cameron Tippetts Brayden Little Trevon Brooks
Tanner Sheldon Ilisia Washington Jordan Martinez
Nick Lott Tim Fuller Jimmy Brown
   

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2014-2015 FRESHMEN

 
   


 

 
 

2014-2015 SCHEDULE

 

NOVEMBER

TIME LOCATION OPPONENT RESULTS RECORD
  11/24 Monday 3:30PM Carl Hayden (W) 76-72 1-0
  11/25 Tuesday 4:45PM Hamilton (W) 50-43 2-0
  11/26 Wednesday 6:15PM Red Mountain (L) 36-61 2-1
  11/29 Saturday 6:15PM Carl Hayden (W) 65-58 3-1
  DECEMBER TIME LOCATION OPPONENT RESULTS RECORD
  12/02 Tuesday 7:00PM Home Gilbert Christian (L) 60-63 3-2
  12/05 Friday 7:00PM Home Gilbert (L) 51-62 3-3
  12/09 Tuesday 7:00PM Home Dobson (L) 56-62 3-4
  12/11 Thursday 7:00PM Home Desert Vista (L) 55-68 3-5
  12/12 Friday 7:00PM Away Mesa (L) 62-75 3-6
  12/16 Tuesday 7:00PM Away Casa Grande (W) 74-36 4-6
  12/19 Friday 7:00PM Home Mountain Pointe -- --
  12/26 Friday 7:00PM Vista Murrieta (W) 61-51 5-6
  12/27 Saturday 8:35PM Faith Baptist (GA) (L) 73-79 5-7
  12/29 Monday 5:25PM Great Oaks (CA) (L) 73-79 5-8
  12/30 Tuesday 2:20PM Kearney (CA) (L) 49-59 5-9
  JANUARY TIME LOCATION OPPONENT RESULTS RECORD
  01/06 Tuesday 7:00PM Away Mesquite (W) 59-49 6-9
  01/09 Friday 7:00PM Home Desert Ridge (W) 57-56 7-9
  01/13 Tuesday 7:00PM Away Corona del Sol (L) 47-68 7-10
  01/15 Thursday 7:00PM Home Red Mountain (W) 54-42 8-10
  01/19 Monday 7:00PM Away Hamilton (L) 54-59 8-11
  01/21 Wednesday 7:00PM Away Gilbert (L) 43-48 8-12
  01/23 Friday 7:00PM Home Skyline (W) 69-58 9-12
  01/27 Tuesday 7:00PM Away Chandler (L) 71-76 9-13
  01/30 Friday 7:00PM Home Perry (L) 54-81 9-14
  FEBRUARY TIME LOCATION OPPONENT RESULTS RECORD
  02/02 Monday 7:00PM Away Camelback (W) 76-45 10-14
  02/04 Wednesday 7:00PM Away Basha (W) 64-50 11-14
  FEBRUARY TIME LOCATION STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS RECORD
  02/19 Thursday 7:00PM @ Basha Basha - First Round (L) 55-62 11-15
 

 

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.2014-2015 PHOTO GALLERY

 
   


Highland - Gilbert
December 05, 2014
Uncropped and high resolution photos from game are available from Dennis Webb Photography   PHOTOS

 
   

 

 

 

 
   
   
   
   
 
    Highland - Mesa
December 12, 2014
 
     
         
     
    Highland - Gilbert
January 21, 201
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    Highland - Basha
State Tournament February 19, 201
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.2014-2015 COACHING STAFF

 
   

 

 

 

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Head Coach - Derrick Donaldson
Derrick Donaldson was born and raised in Southern California. His love of basketball began at a young age while watching his own father coach basketball at the University of Laverne. Derrick found a passion for coaching while completing his undergraduate work at California State University, Fullerton. While attending Cal State Fullerton, he began coaching Freshman Boyís Basketball for one of the local high schools. Since his first year of coaching, Derrick has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton, a Master of Education from National University and second Masters in Special Education from University of Phoenix. He has coached for sixteen years in various positions from Freshmen Head Coach to Varsity Assistant Coach.

Coach Donaldson is excited about the upcoming season and has high hopes for his players and the things that they want to accomplish this year.

When Coach Donaldson is not coaching, he loves spending time with his wonderful wife Sophia, their wonderful new baby Kinsley Fay and their dog Bear. Coach Donaldson is thankful for his families support throughout the season.
 
   
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Assistant Coach - Adam McCoy
Adam McCoy was born and raised in Southern California where he played high school and college basketball. Coach McCoy completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Cal Poly Pomona University. While attending Cal Poly, he began coaching Freshman Boyís Basketball at his alma mater in 2000. While coaching, he went on to complete his teachers credential and Masters work in Special Education at National University. Coach McCoy is currently working toward his Administrative Credential at the University of Phoenix. Coach McCoy has been a basketball coach at the high school level for 13 years and is excited about the ongoing opportunity to continue the winning tradition within the Highland Boys Basketball program.

Coach McCoy resides in Queen Creek and has been married to his beautiful wife Margaret for 7 years. They have a 5 year old son, Noah; who is considered the teamís ball boy. Nicco, who is 3, is following in his brotherís footsteps and in the gym constantly as the newest addition to the Highland family. Coach McCoy thanks his family for their endless support and love.

Fun Fact: Coach McCoy and Coach Donaldson were bitter rivals, until 2004, when they decided to unite and become a coaching force in the Southern California basketball scene.
 
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Assistant Coach - Marc McCoy
Marc McCoy was born and raised in Southern California where he played high school and college basketball at the University of La Verne. Marc was selected as the Team Captain three out of his four years. He was named an All-Conference player 3 out of his 4 years at University of La Verne. He currently still ranks among the schools leaders in points and 3 point shooting percentage. Coach McCoy obtained his Bachelorís degree in Political Science and began coaching high school basketball at a young age.

Coach McCoy is currently a well respected Police Detective in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Coach McCoy lives in Gilbert with his wife Jaclyn and their two beautiful daughters, Mackenzie (9) and Mackayla (4). Coach McCoy is thankful to his wife and daughters for their support and loyalty. He relishes the opportunity to work with some amazing young student/athletes here at Highland High School and to help develop them into upstanding citizens as well as a GREAT team.
 
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Junior Varsity Coach - Brad Little
Coach Little is beginning his 20th year coaching basketball. He has coached at both the high school (Chandler, Highland, & Desert Ridge) and junior high (Highland Junior both boys and girls) levels. This is his third year at Highland High where he will be coaching the Junior Varsity team after spending the past 2 years as the Freshman Coach.

One of his fondest memories of coaching was being a part of Highlandís first state championship run in 2000 as an assistant Varsity coach.

Brad Graduated from ASU in 1996 with a degree in Physical Education. He is currently teaching Physical Education at Highland Junior High School. Brad played high school and college basketball here in Arizona. Brad was a three year varsity starter at Dobson High School, and he played for nationally ranked Mesa Community College (1985-1987).

He married his high school sweetheart Kristen in 1990. Brad and Kristen have 2 children, Baylee a Hawk alumni and sophomore at San Diego State where she plays volleyball and Brayden (Junior) who is a member of the Highland basketball team.
 
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Freshman Coach - Jason James
Coach James has a great passion and love for the game of basketball along with a strong demand of hard work from his players. Coach James beliefs are teaching the fundamentals of the game of basketball to our players enhancing their high school careers and influencing them beyond high school and into the future.

Coach James believes the game of basketball is a platform to build on work ethic, attitude and the character, to help enhance our playerís curriculum, commitment to community and support career and players future goals.

Coach James has worked and operated at the club level for the past 7 years in the Arizona Valley, along with 5 years in New Mexico before to Arizona in 2007.

 

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JV & Freshman Assistant - Alan Lee
Alan K. Lee II was born and raised in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Growing up it was almost impossible to not have a love for basketball. With just over 10,000 residents, there was just one high school to attend. In Benton Harbor also known as the home of the Tigers, basketball was the main attraction. Amongst his peers, competition and talent ran high.

After high school Alan was granted a basketball scholarship to Lake Michigan College. Two years after college Alan continued his education at Everest Career Institute. It was here that he would receive his degree in Medical Assistance. Alan would go on to gain experience and continue working in the field for five years.

Later Alan realized how much he missed the game of basketball and decided to get back in the game as a coach. Alan quickly reached out to Kalamazoo Central High where Thomas Dillard was the coach. While with the program Alan experienced two division one state championships in 2010-2011.

In 2012 Alan relocated to Gilbert AZ, where he received his first head coaching job for the freshman boy's at Mesquite High. Now at Highland High, Alan is extremely blessed with the opportunity. He looks forward to working with Coach Donaldson, Jason, Brad, Adam, and a awesome group of student athletes.

When Coach Lee is not working and coaching, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 13 years April Lee, sons Aidan Lee, Alan Lee III and the new addition to the family, seven month old Aralyn Lee. Coach Lee also loves to worship on Sunday where he is a member of Holy Temple Church Of God In Christ.
 

Team Manager - Dallin Mayes