Coach Taurus “T.J.” Braxton
T.J. Braxton is a native of Cottondale, Fla., where he grew up & played basketball. Upon graduating he attended Wallace Community College in Dothan, Ala., where he played under Eddie Barnes from 1996-99. After redshirting during the 1996-97 season, Braxton helped lead the Governors to a pair of appearances in the AJCCC/NJCAA Region XXII Tournament from 1997-99. During his career at Wallace, Braxton averaged 13.6 points and 9.4 assists per game. After Wallace Community College Braxton played at the University of West Florida where he averaged 7ppg & led the team in assist & steals.
He began his coaching career in 2001 when he returned home to Cottondale High School as an assistant coach for the boy’s basketball team. Three years later, he was promoted to head coach, a position he held through the 2005-06 season. During a five-year stint overall at Cottondale, he helped guide a pair of teams to the Florida High School Athletic Association Final Four in Lakeland and guided two more teams to the Elite Eight. Following the 2006 season, Braxton returned to the University of West Florida as an assistant coach, his first coaching opportunity on the collegiate level as an assistant for Don Hogan in 2006-07. The following season he took the job at Tallahassee Community College where he coached for 9 seasons with his former Wallace College coach Eddie Barnes & winning a State title in 09-10.
At Tallahassee, Braxton coached 32 all-Panhandle Conference players.
Coach Brittani Burgess
Brittani Burgess is from White Plains, Maryland. She graduated high school from St. Mary’s Ryken in 2013 where she was WCAC 1st team. She was also named co-player of the year of St. Mary’s county. She is a former student-athlete at VCU where she played for two seasons (2013- 2015). The following year she transferred to UMBC where she played her last two seasons (2016-2018). During her senior season, she was nominated for woman of the year award for the American East Conference as well as the NCAA. After graduating from UMBC she played professional basketball in Bilbao, Spain.
Brittani graduated with a degree in Media & Communications in May 2018.
Coach Walter Hamilton
Coach Walter Hamilton joined The Greensboro College coaching staff in 2012-13, A native of Herndon, VA, Hamilton previously served as an Associate Head Coach at Ben L. Smith High School.
During his four years at Ben L. Smith, Hamilton’s duties included skill development – particularly with the guards, scouting and game planning, and player development. He helped lead his squad to three consecutive state playoff appearances as well as the “Little 4” Pizza Hut Invitational championship in 2010.
Coach Christopher Harris
Christopher has spent the majority of his life here in the Northern Virginia Area. He graduated from Chantilly High School in 2009 and spent a couple of years enrolled at VCU. Currently, he is in his 13th year coaching boy’s basketball with the Chantilly Youth Association. Christopher’s coaching style focuses heavily on a defensive oriented, team first, style of play. His primary coaching philosophy is to try and create an environment in which players are able to improve play, as well as knowledge of the game of basketball.
Team Voltage is looking for positive knowledgeable role models to fill coaching positions, the successful candidates must be able to run two practices week and coach games.
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