Kellen McCoy

Kellen McCoy (born April 16, 1987) is an American former basketball player and current high school coach. McCoy is best known for his college career at Weber State University, where he was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Year and an honorable mention All-American as a senior in the 2008–09 season.

Kellen McCoy
Personal information
Born (1987-04-16) April 16, 1987 (age 35)
Norman, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolNorman (Norman, Oklahoma)
College
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–2011
PositionPoint guard
Coaching career2011–present
Career history
As player:
2009–2010ETB Wohnbau Baskets
2010–2011Borås Basket
As coach:
2011–2012Emporia State (assistant)
2012–2013Oklahoma (graduate assistant)
2013–2014Weber State (assistant)
2014–2018Mount St. Mary HS
2018–presentNorman North HS
Career highlights and awards

Playing careerEdit

McCoy, a 5'6" point guard from Norman, Oklahoma, came to Weber State after playing two years of junior college basketball at Northern Oklahoma College. In his senior season, McCoy averaged 14.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per game and teamed with freshman Damian Lillard to lead the Wildcats to a 15–1 Big Sky Conference record and a regular season championship. At the conclusion of the season, McCoy was named Big Sky Player of the Year[1] and was honored as an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press.[2]

Following his college career, McCoy signed with ETB Wohnbau Baskets in Germany's Pro A.[3] He then signed with Borås Basket in Sweden, where he averaged 18.4 points per game in 2010–11.

Coaching careerEdit

After this season, McCoy turned to coaching. After a season at Emporia State University and as a graduate assistant for the University of Oklahoma, he signed on as a full assistant at his alma mater, Weber State.[4]

In 2014, McCoy was named head coach at Mount St. Mary High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[5]

In 2018, McCoy was named head coach at Norman North High School in Norman, Oklahoma.

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) (2017–present)Edit

In the summer of 2017, McCoy played in The Basketball Tournament on ESPN for The Wasatch Front (Weber State Alumni). He competed for the $2 million prize, and for The Wasatch Front, he scored 14 points in their first round loss to Team Challenge ALS 97–81.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "McCoy Named MVP; Lillard, Davis also Earn League Awards in All-Conference Voting". Weber State Wildcats. March 5, 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "Wilkinson, McCoy, Nevill honored". Deseret News. April 2, 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  3. ^ "Wohnbau Baskets verpflichten US-Profi Kellen McCoy" (in German). schoenen-dunk.de. September 1, 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  4. ^ Burton, Roy (June 10, 2013). "Kellen McCoy joins WSU basketball coaching staff". Standard-Examiner. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  5. ^ Wright, Scott (May 14, 2014). "Mount St. Mary hires Kellen McCoy as new boys basketball coach". NewsOK.com. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
  6. ^ "Bracket | The Basketball Tournament". www.thetournament.com. Retrieved 2018-02-27.

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