Fourteenth year at SRJC Coach McMillan came to SRJC after coaching overseas. He was the head coach of professional teams in Kuwait and Lebanon for a total of four seasons. Prior to his experience abroad, he spent eight seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Tennessee, Marquette University and the University of Arizona. McMillan was a starting guard for the Arizona Wildcats Final Four team in 1988 and he helped lead Cloverdale High School to back-to-back state titles while playing for his father at Cloverdale High School. “I am really happy with the high caliber of players we have been able to attract and the success they have brought to the program.” Nearly every player that has played two seasons for Coach McMillan has earned their degree. During Coach McMillan’s tenure at SRJC his teams have won two Bay Valley Conference Championships, two Big 8 Championship (last two seasons), and have made the playoffs nearly every year. His overall record is 276-137.
Maurice Thompson, Assistant Coach
Thirteenth year at SRJC Coach Thompson was a star player at Rancho Cotate High School and went on to play for SRJC and Chapman College. “Maurice has a great feel for the game,” said McMillan. “He does an outstanding job developing our perimeter players and is an excellent teacher. He relates extremely well to the players.” Maurice has also been involved in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, scouting and game preparation.
Troy Stevenson, Assistant Coach
Eighth year at SRJC Troy Stevenson is in his eighth year on the staff. He has been heavily involved with recruiting, scouting and practice and game preparation. Addition-ally, Troy works with the guards in skill development drills and shooting. Troy is a former Bear Cub guard and received his Master’s Degrees from Howard University and the University of San Francisco. Troy teaches classes at SRJC in the Communication Studies Department and in Counseling. “Troy has a great work ethic and is extremely enthusiastic,” said McMillan. Troy’s role has increased each year and he is the team’s recruiting coordinator.
Ryan Cook, Assistant Coach
Third year at SRJC Ryan Cook is entering his third season on the SRJC coaching staff and has been instrumental in the Bear Cubs’ recent success. Coach Cook works in all aspects of the program and some of his duties include: scouting, recruiting, and post player development along with directing youth camps and leagues on campus. Ryan coached at Analy High School prior to coming To Santa Rosa Junior College.
George Alston, Assistant Coach
First year at SRJC George Alston, a graduate from Sonoma State University where he was a starting power forward, is in his first year on the SRJC coaching staff. George has previously coached at Sonoma State University and Ursuline High School. George will be working in all aspects of the program including player development, scouting, and recruiting.
2013 Bear Cub Boys Basketball Summer Camps The SRJC Men's Basktball program will be running two youth basketball camps this summer the weeks of June 24-27 and July 15-18. The camp is for boys ages 6-14 and costs $200 for one session or $350 for both sessions. Space is limited so sign up early. Click here to download the SRJC Boys Basketball Camp Registration Form.