Sharman White - Pace Academy (GA) Boys' Varsity Head Coach - Get Schooled #23

Sharman White is the Boys’ Head Varsity Basketball Coach and associate director of athletics at Pace Academy in Georgia. White has been a high school coach for 20 seasons (1996-97 through 2015-16), and he owns a career high school head coaching record of 373-91 (.804 winning percentage).

Eleven of those seasons (2005-06 to 2015-16) were as the head boys basketball coach and athletic director at Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, Georgia. At the helm of the Miller Grove, White went 268-60 record (.817), including six-straight state championships.

The 2014 USA Today All-USA Coach of the Year, White guided Miller Grove to the 2009-2012 Georgia Class 4A titles and the 2013 and 2014 Georgia Class 5A championships.

His final season at Miller Grove in 2015-16 was one of his most impressive, as his team finished 31-3 and earning a bid to the Dick’s National’s tournament, and he was named the 2016 National High School Coaches Association Coach of the Year.

Prior to arriving at Miller Grove, White coached at Carver High School in Georgia. In his final season at Carver, he was named the 2004 Georgia Class 5AA Coach of the Year after leading his team to a regional title and the state championship game.

Coach White left Miller Grove and spent two seasons as a Georgia State assistant coach (2016-17 to 2017-18), White helped the team to an 44-24 record (.647 winning percentage), including a 24-11 campaign and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017-18.

Coach White served as a court coach at the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Cup Team training camp. He was a gold-medal winning assistant coach for USA Basketball at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and he has been a coach at the 2014 and 2015 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October Minicamps.

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