Boy's Basketball

NICH Varsity Boys team shot

High School Head Coach

Slone Starkey
Coach Starkey

Coach Slone Starkey has been an educator and basketball coach since 2013. As a player, he has experience playing at the highest level in Texas high school basketball, making back to back appearances in the 6A UIL playoffs. In college, at Texas Wesleyan University, he was part of back to back Red River Conference championship teams and made back to back appearances in the Sweet Sixteen of the NAIA National Championship.

As a Coach, in his first year at Newman International Academy Cedar Hill, his team won the TCAF Div. 1 State Championship, the first basketball State Championship in Newman’s history. In the following 2018 – 2019 season, his team went back to the State Championship to take the title of State Runner Up. 

As an educator and coach, his passion for developing the youth to reach their full potential is deep. Through challenging young men to be accountable to a high level of discipline, toughness and commitment, Coach Starkey makes a tremendous impact on our campus.

High School Assistant Coach
Dennis Brantley
Dennis Brantley
JV Head Coach
Kevin Pace
Kevin Pace
MS Boys Basketball Team


Jr High Head Coach
Joshua Brown
Joshua Brown
Jr. High Head Coach
Roderick Davis 
baseball coach
Contact: rdavis@newmanacademy.org