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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Little Elm ISD Announces Head Boys Basketball Coach

Coach Parker on the sidelines at South Garland

He led his team to the 2017-2018 State Semifinal Championship game at South Garland High School. Now, he's bringing his championship coaching style to Little Elm High School.

Little Elm High School and Little Elm ISD are pleased to announce Dominique Parker as the new Head Boys Basketball coach. Parker has spent the past five years as the Head Boys Basketball coach at South Garland High School where he led the Colonels to an impressive 120-46 record, won two District Championships, and had five playoff appearances, where they won four Bi-District Championships, two Area Championships, a Regional Championship, and played at the 2017-2018 State semifinal championship game. He is also a two-time District 10-6A Coach of the Year.

"What I am most excited about first, he is a great man with great character. His coaching philosophy is centered around what is best for kids with the highest of expectation of excellence," said Sandra Howell, director for Little Elm ISD Athletics.

Coach Parker also served as an Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball coach at South Garland High School for seven years during which they had three playoff appearances, won a District Championship, and a Bi-District Championship. While attending Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Parker served as team captain of the Ranger Men's Basketball team that advanced to the Elite Eight in the NAIA National Tournament.

"Coach Parker is a proven leader and a difference maker. He is walking into a program that was built on excellence and we needed to find that special person who can continue that winning tradition," said Renee Pentecost, principal for Little Elm High School. "He is going to bring his own brand of culture to our boys basketball program and a dynamic that will be exciting for our team and community."

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