Aug 31, 2017
The Apprentice School's Director of Athletics, Michael W. Allen, has named Evan Kee Head Men's Basketball coach.
"We are extremely excited to be adding Evan Kee to our coaching staff. Coach Kee brings with him the personality, recruiting contacts and most importantly an understanding of what we are trying to accomplish here at The Apprentice School. With his energy and passion for developing young men, I know he is the right fit as our new Builder Men's Basketball coach," states Allen.
Evan Kee has spent the last two seasons at Keuka College on the Men's Basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach.
Prior to joining the Keuka College coaching staff, he was employed at Bridgewater College for three months. Prior to Bridgewater, he served as the assistant men's basketball coach, and head JV basketball coach at Elmira College in NY. During his two years at Elmira, he helped guide the varsity to their two strongest seasons in over a decade. He coached two All-Conference players, Neil Randolph and Chris Cassidy.
Coach Kee is a 2012 graduate of Hampton University where he voluntarily served as the men's basketball team manager for three season. During his senior year at Hampton, Kee served as a Student Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Christopher Newport University (CNU). During his time at Christopher Newport University, Kee was an integral part of the coaching staff that led the team to the USA South Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championship, a top 25 national ranking, and a bid to the NCAA Division III basketball tournament. Kee was a part of the CNU coaching staff that featured the 2011-2012 USA South Coach of the Year, John Krikorian. Kee was instrumental in the player development of the 2011-2012 USA South Player of the Year, Conley Taylor, and the USA South Rookie of the Year, Mike Cherry.
After graduating from Hampton University, Kee served as the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Marymount University. During his time at Marymount, Kee was responsible for recruiting, conducting player development drills, coordinating the film exchange program, directing a day camp, creating team/player highlight videos, and providing academic and counseling support to players. At Marymount, Kee helped the team improve their overall record from the previous two seasons.
Kee has a wealth of basketball camp experience. He has spent summers working with the Hoop Group, Coach Wooten's Basketball Camp, and ScoutsFocus. Kee is a 2008 graduate of perennial power-house, DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Coach Kee graduated from Hampton University in 2012 with his degree in Sports Management. While coaching at Elmira, he completed his Master's degree in General Education.
"I am thrilled to have been given this opportunity to be the Head Men's Basketball Coach at The Apprentice School. I would like to thank, Everett Jordan, Keisha Pexton, Michael Allen, Mark Tomlin, Jeff Egnot, and all other members of the staff here, whom I met with and who believed in my vision for the program. The Apprentice School is a special place with a great history in athletics. I look forward to continuing that tradition and mentoring future leaders."