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Plano Coaching Staff

Dean Christian
Varsity Head Coach

Coach Dean Christian is the head menís basketball coach at Plano Senior High School. Coach Christian is entering his fifth year at Plano. Coach Christian currently has 108 High School wins in the state of Texas. Prior to coaching at Plano Senior Coach Christian spent three years as the head basketball coach at McKinney Boyd High School McKinney, Texas. The Boyd basketball program improved all three years under his leadership which culminated in a 20-win season during the 2012-2013 season, and their first ever trip to the state basketball tournament.

Coach Christian is a veteran coach with division 1 college assistant coaching stints at Dartmouth College, Southern Methodist University and the Air Force Academy. Before serving as an assistant at Dartmouth, and SMU, Coach Christian was the Athletic Director and Head Basketball coach at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School from 2001-04, he enjoyed unparalleled success in three seasons there, his teams had an impressive record of 71-28 (.712), including a 31-3 mark in the 2003-04 school year ó the best in U.S. Air Force Academy Prep School history. Nine of his players from the AF Academy Prep School were members of the Air Force Academyís record-setting teams during 2003-07 years that reached the NCAA Tournament twice and the NIT semifinals in Madison Square Garden.

Major Christian (AF Retired) was an assistant Coach for the Air Force Academy varsity squad from 1991-2000 while the school competed in the Western Athletic Conference, and entered the Mountain West Conference for the first time. Coach Christian has had a long and cherished affiliation with the U.S. Air Force. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Air Force Academy and entered the Air Force as an officer, then served honorably until his retirement from active duty military service in 2004. Coach Christian earned and completed a Masterís of Arts in Athletic Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He is married to the former Mignon Williams of Atlanta Georgia, and they have three children Amber, Christian, and Nathan (Plano Senior Graduate 2008) and two grandsonís Sean 9, Cameron 4, and soon to be Granddaughter Kennedy due November 2017.

Rod Jacobs
Assistant Coach

Coach Roderick Jacobs is looking forward to his fifth season as Assistant Menís Basketball Coach at Plano Senior High School. He has the coaching responsibility for assisting the Menís Varsity team, as well as assisting with the Junior Varsity team.

Jacobs returns to his alma mater, Plano Senior High School, where he played basketball, and in his senior year helped lead his team to a district title and a record of 25-7. After graduation, he attended McLennan Community College where he was an integral part of two successful seasons and then moved on to Midwestern State University. Jacobs enjoyed two winning seasons at MSU and helped his team to a 2006-2007 Lone Star Conference Championship while earning his Bachelor of Science degree. He then became a Graduate Assistant Coach with the MSU Menís Basketball program. As a graduate assistant, he was involved in the responsibilities of player skill workouts, film exchange coordination, recruiting and game strategy. During his two year stint as graduate assistant, MSU earned an overall record of 55-10 and won back to back conference championships, advancing as far as the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. After completing his Masters of Science degree at MSU, he became the assistant coach at Seminole State College in Oklahoma. He later returned to Wichita Falls to be the Assistant Menís Basketball Coach at Rider High School.

Zach Price
Assistant Coach

Zach Price is in his second year as an Assistant Basketball Coach at Plano Senior High School and has primary duties as the Head Junior Varsity Coach. Growing up in Granbury, Texas and graduating from Granbury High School in 2011, Coach Price was a two year Varsity Small Forward and captain at GHS. He went on to play college basketball at Tarleton State University winning three conference championships. He graduated from TSU in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Zach is a teacher in the Mathematics Department at Plano Senior High School.

Coach Price has passion, energy and playing experience to continue to reap benefits with our student/athletes and overall basketball program. He loves teaching sports (especially basketball) because of the life lessons learned and applied while playing the game. Coach Priceís additional duties include Lead Guard Coach and Scouting. Coach Price is married to Lindsey Little, who also attended Tarleton State University and is a teacher in the Frisco ISD. Coach Price is very excited about the upcoming season!

Plano Varsity Roster

No. Player Position Height Class
01Umar Faiz Guard 5' 11" Senior
02Jahwan Phillips Guard 6' 2" Senior
03Zychari Crayton Guard 5' 11" Junior
05Hunter Meyer Guard 5' 11" Senior
10Colin Harrison Forward 6' 4" Junior
12Quinton Williamson Forward 6' 5" Junior
13Nick Gilmore Guard 6' 2" Senior
15David Trink Wing 6' 0" Senior
20Malcolm Russell Guard 6' 0" Senior
22Josh Smith Forward 6' 6" Senior
24Stanley Joseph Center 6' 10" Junior
31Christian Black Forward 6' 6" Senior
34Derrick Osebe MagiyaForward 6' 6" Senior
40Nathan Dominick Forward 6' 4" Sophomore

Plano Junior Varsity Roster

No. Player Position Height Class
00Pierre Ivy Guard 5' 8" Junior
01David Conner Guard 5' 10" Sophomore
02Vernoris Spencer Guard 5' 10" Sophomore
03Thomas Ellis Guard 6' 0" Junior
04Dillan Walker Wing 6' 1" Sophomore
05Cooper Slay Guard 5' 11" Junior
13Bryce Bristow Forward 6' 4" Sophomore
15Andrew Hornok Guard 5' 11" Junior
20Trey Varney Forward 6' 4" Freshman
21Ali Noori Wing 6' 2" Freshman
22Hanson Chan Guard 5' 9" Junior
24Ray Webber Guard 6' 0" Sophomore
31Ryan Tsao Forward 6' 4" Freshman
32Aaron Boyd Center 6' 5" Junior

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