Coach: Bob Mitch
Assistant Coach: Bob Leggett
Coach Mitch has been coaching travel and AAU basketball for 15 years. He has extensive experience in coaching both boys and girls. Bob played football and basketball in high school and continued playing both in college at Syracuse University before opting for football full-time as a full scholarship player. Coach Mitch went on to play football in the NFL before settling in to coach young student-athletes in his community.
Bob and Janet's daughter Brittany played with the Fairfax Stars from the time she was nine years old and helped lead her AAU teams to three AAU National Championships. She is currently a freshman on a full basketball scholarship at Duke University. Their older son Ryan also played for the Fairfax Stars during his AAU basketball career.
Coach Leggett played basketball at the college level and subsequently was inducted into his alma mater’s athletic hall-of-fame. He has coached at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and at Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. In addition, he was commissioner of the Vienna Youth basketball program for many years and a coach in the program—having won several league championships. Bob coached several Fairfax County Teams, including an undefeated 13-year old boy’s championship team in 2000. He also coached a 15-and-Under AAU Fairfax Stars team in 2002 that finished in the final eight in the national tournament.