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VARSITY BOYS COACHING STAFF

 

Todd Jeffers, Pete Miller, Christian  Schweers, Tyrin Gipson, Caleb Brown

 

VARSITY BOYS HEAD COACH

Christian Schweers

Coach Schweers is entering his 4th season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Huntsville High School. In his first three years, Coach Schweers guided the Crimson Panthers to two Elite-8 finishes and one Sweet-16 finish. The Elite-8 finishes were the first since 1988. Huntsville High also won two Class 7A Area 7 Championships in Coach Schweers first three years - the first area championship since 2005. The 23 wins in 2021 tied the school record for the most wins in school history (tied with 1992 and 1985). The back to back 20 win seasons in 2021 and 2020 were also a first since 2012.

Coach Schweers has spent 16 seasons as either a Head Coach or an Assistant Coach at the High School level. Before coming to Huntsville High, he was most recently an Assistant Basketball Coach at Mountain Brook High School, where he was a part of four State Championships. The late Jack Schweers, Coach Schweers' father, was a long time coach who retired after 42 seasons on the High school and college levels. Mother Teri, sister Laurel. Married to Lou Ellen, formerly of Decatur, and proud parents of their  daughters, Olivia (4), Eleanor (2) and just recently added Caroline to their family. Coach Schweers and his family reside in Blossomwood.

 

High School: 

  • Trinity Presbyterian School (Montgomery)

College: 

  • B.S. – Auburn University Montgomery 
  • M.Ed. – Samford University (May 2018)

Prior Coaching Experience: 

  • Assistant Boys Basketball Coach and Head Freshman Coach at Mountain Brook (4 state championships in 7 seasons)
  • Athletic Director & Head Basketball Coach at Cornerstone High School (Elite 8) 
  • Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Trinity Presbyterian HS (2 Elite Eight appearances)

Playing Experience:

  • Started all 3 seasons in HS for Father and Coach Jack Schweers at Trinity HS (2000-2003)
  • Class 4A All-State Team, Senior season
  • 2002-2003 Montgomery Advertiser 3A-4A “Player of the Year”
  • AHSAA North/South All-Star Game (2002)
  • Alabama Challenge AAU (2002)
  • 1,000 point club at Trinity HS 
  • Still holds school record for single season FT% (87.8% -2003)
  • Averaged 17.8 ppg, and 8.2 apg senior year