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Kevin Sutton is in his second year as assistant coach for men's basketball at the George Washington University under head coach Mike Lonergan. Sutton spent the previous eight seasons at Florida's Montverde Academy where he coached former Colonial Joseph Katuka (`11) among others.
"Kevin is a well-respected basketball coaching veteran," Lonergan said. "Kevin is someone I've wanted to work with for a long time. He has built a solid reputation as one of the best teachers of the game."
Sutton has 27 years of coaching experience including a pair of two-year stints as an assistant coach at both James Madison University and Old Dominion University.
Sutton was the head coach at three very successful basketball programs at Montrose Christian in 1999, Bishop McNamara from 2001-03 and at Montverde Academy from 2004-11. At Montverde, he coach seven nationally ranked teams, including the 2007 National Champions. His record was 186-33, while turning out 55 Division I scholarship athletes and three All-Americans.
Sutton's career includes serving as the Associate Head Coach and Head Junior Varsity Coach at three nationally ranked high school programs, Flint Hill Preparatory from 1988-90, Harker Preparatory from 1990-92, and at St. John's Prospect Hall from 1992-98. At all three schools, Sutton amassed an overall coaching record of 303-69 (.815). He has been a part of two undefeated seasons. In 1993-94, his JV team went undefeated at 17-0 and in 1998 he was the Associate Head Coach on the USA Today Super 25 National Championship team that also was undefeated at 25-0.
Sutton also has more than 20 years of coaching experience at every level of basketball camps and clinics, including camps at George Washington. Along with his speaking experiences at camps, Sutton was the director of the Stu Vetter Basketball Camp for 10 years and also ran the Five Star Developmental Camp as well as his Circle of Success Camp for five years.
Some of the notable players that Sutton has helped develop include: George Lynch (North Carolina), Arron Bain (Villanova), Randolph Childress (Wake Forest), Cory Alexander (Virginia), Exree Hipp (Maryland), Serge Zwikker (North Carolina), Cameron Dollar (UCLA), Nate James (Duke), Jason Capel (North Carolina). Lynch, Bain, Zwikker, James, and Capel were all voted McDonald's All-Americans. Lynch, Childress, Alexander and Zwikker were all drafted by the NBA.
Sutton and his wife, Beth, have four children, Aaron, Kayleigh, Isaiah and Rileigh.
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