varsity Head Coach
Hunter Henry graduated from Shawnee Mission West in 2004. During his time at West, he lettered in basketball and tennis. After graduating, Hunter attended Northwest Missouri State on a basketball scholarship. He was an All-MIAA performer three of his four years, including MVP his sophomore year. After completing his career at Northwest, he played one year professionally in Germany where he was named MVP of his team. Hunter earned his bachelors degree in Social Science Education in 2011 from Northwest Missouri State.
Hunter is entering his ninth year as a coach at West, his first year as the head coach. He teaches Honors World Regional Studies and Economics. Hunter is excited for the new year, the new group of players and the new group of coaches here at West.
Varsity Assistant/ JV Coach
Brian Mills is entering his second season at SMW as a coach at West. He previously coached at D-II Shorter University in Rome, GA before three years at Ed White High School in Jacksonville, FL, one year as Varsity Assistant and two years as Varsity Head Coach. Brian graduated from Mercer University in Macon, GA in 2011 after a First-Team All-Conference senior campaign. He played professionally for three seasons in Portugal, Iceland, and Romania.
Coach Mills teaches Math and has had a great start at SMW. He recently married his wife, Mallorie, a KC native. Brian would like to thank Coach Darst, Todd McAtee, and Steve Loe for the opportunity to teach and coach the young men at SMW.
Varsity Assistant COACH
Adam joins the Viking coaching staff after 5 years at Kansas City Christian in Prairie Village, KS. He took the Panthers from a .250 winning percentage to .650 during his tenure. Prior to KC Christian, he was the head coach at Heritage Christian in Topeka, KS. He will be the building substitute at West this year. Adam brings great experience and knowledge to the staff at West and is excited to get started.
Alexander Mobley is entering his second year as the Sophomore Coach for the Vikings. Alexander played high-school basketball for Dunbar Senior High in Baltimore, Maryland, in which won the Mythical National Championship in 1991 as a sophomore. His varsity team went 29-0 that year, finished ranked #1 by USA Today, Street & Smith and the Associated Press. Alexander’s undefeated team beat some of the best high-school programs in the USA that year, which included Simon Gratz of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and former NBA player Rasheed Wallace and St. Anthony’s High-School in New Jersey and former Kentucky and NBA player Rodrick Rhodes. Alexander’s high-school basketball team won the Maryland State Championship as a sophomore, junior and senior. Alexander played college basketball at Virginia Union University and won the CIAA Tournament Championship as a senior and advanced to the Division II Final Four. Alexander went on to play 5 years overseas in Luxembourg, Brazil, Korea, Switzerland and Mexico. Alexander met his wife Veronica in Brazil and they have one son, Isaiah who is 10 years of age. Alexander completed his Bachelor’s Degree and MBA degree at the University of Phoenix. Alexander was a volunteer Assistant Basketball Coach at KCKCC in 2006 and is very excited to add significant value to the SMW basketball program and motivate the student athletes to be great basketball players, but most importantly, great people.