Coaches


Beth and Zac Stark– Beth and Zac have been coaching girls basketball for the last 15 years and have been with Team Pride for 10 years. Beth is the all-time leading scorer at Lipscomb University and was also the recruiting coordinator and post coach at Belmont University for 3 years and UAH for 1 year. While at Belmont Beth coached current WNBA player Alysha Clark for 2 years and helped the Belmont women to an NCAA tournament appearance against Georgia.

Zac played minor league baseball for 8 years and had 3 younger sisters play basketball in college at Lipscomb University and Oklahoma Baptist. In addition to coaching for Team Pride, Zac has been an assistant coach at Cannon County High School and Lipscomb Middle School.

“We both love basketball and believe the sport is a great way to help young people develop confidence, resilience, discipline, team spirit, unselfishness, and toughness among other traits. We are committed to helping our players develop both on and off the floor. Basketball is a very demanding but exhilarating sport that helps prepare those who are committed to its rigors to be productive citizens far into the future.”

Zac is a CPA with Deloitte and Touché LLP away from the court.

Zac and Beth have 3 kids under age 10 (2 boys and a girl) who frequent the sidelines while they coach.

Jennifer Wright – Hicks
TN Team Pride Black 15U-6Coach Jen Wright – Hicks has been involved with TTP since she was a player. Jen coaches girls basketball in Crockett Co , TN and is married to a boys basketball coach ( Andrew).
Jen’s infectious energy and positive attitude make her a great fit for the long July grinds. Her eye for talent and motivational skills are invaluable.
Jen and Andrew have 1 daughter ( Baby Jordan).

 

Mike Holloway
TN Team Pride Black 17U-12Coach Mike Holloway has been involved with girls travel ball for over 10 years. He has had dozens of players move on to play college ball and attempts to put each player in a successful spot by elevating their game.
Mike is a patient teacher and even offers classes to beginners when he is not coaching the Upperclassman.

Mike is married with 2 children ( 1 boy and 1 sweet little baby girl).