Coach Bell has coached both AAU and High School basketball for over 18yrs (15yrs with girls). Coach Bell is currently in his first year as the head coach of the Elizabeth Seton Catholic High School Girls Varsity Basketball program which is in the highly competitive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. He spent the previous 9 seasons at St. John’s College High School as both the Head JV and Associate Head Varsity Basketball Coach in the girls program. At St. John’s Coach Bell coached numerous players who went on to play at the D1 level. Coach Bell also coached one WNBA, McDonald’s All-American and U17 Team USA player in his time there.
In AAU Coach Bell has coached with the Maryland Classics, and also started his own AAU club called HoopEd Elite which ran for over 8yrs before accepting to come on with the Fairfax Stars.
Coach Bell played college basketball at Washington College (MD) and played his high school basketball in upstate NY at Pittsford-Mendon High School.
Coach Bell has two assistant coaches on his staff:
Coach Mariah is a former player under Coach Bell at St. John’s College HS and played at Colgate University in college where she was the starting point guard all 4yrs. Since graduating, Coach Mariah has been coaching AAU as well as high school basketball at a very high level. Coach Mariah’s currently the top assistant coach at Elizabeth Seton under Coach Bell where she just finished her first season there. Coach Mariah’s really looking forward to being a part of the Fairfax Stars family!
Coach Courtney is a former Fairfax Stars player and played the first year the program competed in AAU. Coach Courtney played her high school basketball at South Lakes in Reston and at Paul VI Catholic in Fairfax. Coach Courtney then moved on to play at George Mason in college where she had a great career. Since college, Coach Courtney has been a head JV and Varsity assistant coach, both at St. John’s College High School. Coach Courtney has also coached at a very high level in the AAU ranks. She head coached one of the top Fairfax Stars Nike teams and has also coached with HoopEd Elite as well. Coach Courtney’s looking forward to coaching with the Fairfax Stars again!