Head Coach: Sean Tracy
Coach Tracy was a scholar-athlete at Bethesda – Chevy Chase High School for three years (1997-2000) and then transferred to The Bullis School, where he graduated from in 2002. He was named co-most valuable player for Bullis which was ranked No. 13 in the final Maryland High School poll conducted by The Washington Post…earned first team All-Independent Athletic Conference honors and honorable mention All-Montgomery County honors. Led Bullis to a school record 23-4 mark in 2001-02 and its second straight Independent Athletic Conference title.
Tracy went on to play four years of collegiate basketball at Drake University under the tutelage of Dr. Tom Davis; he was team captain his senior year. He graduated from Drake in 2006 with a B.A. degree in Journalism and Communication…received his M.A. degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University in 2010.
Tracy has been a Special Education teacher at B-CC for seven years, where he has taught a multitude of subjects: Algebra, Geometry, Biology, History, and Reading. He enjoys playing soccer and tennis with friends, reading biographies, and a good chess match. He and his wife Yalda have two beautiful daughters, Seyla and Syra.
Coach Tracy´s Accomplishments/Accolades:
-2015 Coach of the Year – Montgomery Gazette and The Sentinel
-2015 Maryland 4A West Regional Champions
-2015 Maryland 4A State Finalist – Overall record, 21-6
-2018 Maryland 4A South Division Champions (8-0 division record)
-2018 Maryland 4A West Regional Finalist – Overall record, 21-4
Associate Head Coach: Brandon Howell
Brandon Howell is a graduate of B-CC High School, class of 2001. Howell played along side coach Tracy at Westland Middle School and during their freshman and junior seasons at B-CC.
Howell was the third leading scorer in Montgomery County during his senior campaign at B-CC, averaging 22 points per game. He went on to continue his collegiate basketball career at Johnson C. Smith University (North Carolina) for three years before transferring to Frostburg State University to obtain his bachelors degree in communications.
Howell has eleven years of coaching experience throughout Montgomery County along with summer AAU basketball coaching experience. In addition to coaching, his career spans more than 8 years of helping student-athletes gain collegiate exposure through mentoring and basketball skill development. Over the past eleven years Howell has been able to help 85 kids receive NCAA Division I and II scholarships. Howell is happily married to his wife, Ashley; and currently works security for MCPS.
Associate Head Coach: Anthony Dickens
Anthony Dickens, a Largo High graduate and a U.S. Marine from 1977 to ’83, played four years (1983-87) at the State University of New York at Albany, a Division I program, and has coached for the last 30 years. He was the head coach of the Firestone High (Ohio) boys basketball team from 1991 to ’96, where he led Firestone to their only State Finals appearance in 1992; before returning to Maryland. In 1997-2000, he assisted with the Parkdale girls team.
He coached Northwestern (Hyattsville) from 2001-04, bringing the school its fifth state championship in 2004 after a down-to-the-wire final against Springbrook. Current Washington Wizard, Jeff Green was on that championship team. He retired as a head coach after a ten year run at Northwood High School, leading them to three 2A Regional Semifinals appearances.
This will be Anthony Dickens 30th season on the sidelines, his third with the Battlin´ Barons. Throughout those thirty years, he has helped numerous players go on to play ball at the collegiate level (Division I, II, III, and JUCO). Five of his former players are currently playing professionally overseas. Dickens has four children and eleven grandchildren and is happily married to his wife Virginia. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.
Assistant Coach: David Thompson
Assistant Coach: Anuj Khanna
Assistant Coach: Phuong Tat