Michael is in his 3rd year as Director of Coaching at EBC. Prior to joining EBC he coached and played basketball for 29 years in Europe and the United States in the professional, college and high school levels.
In the state of Washington, Michael was head coach at Kentwood H.S. for four years and led the Conquerors to the Washington 4A State Championship in 2010. In his four years at Kentwood, the Conquerors compiled a 74-37 record, went to the State Tournament twice and won the tough SPSL North League two years in a row. Coach Angelidis was voted SPSL Coach of the Year and WBCA Coach of the Year.
Prior to Kentwood he coached at Mount Carmel H.S. in Chicago. While at Mount Carmel, the Caravan had its first winning season in eight years and the 16 wins during the 2005 season were the most for the basketball program in a decade.
Prior to Mount Carmel he was the Head Coach at Marmion Academy in Aurora for six years. While at Marmion, the Cadets won twice as many games as in the six years prior to his arrival. Coach Angelidis was an assistant coach at Mount Carmel for two years, and helped coach the Caravan to a Catholic League and Regional Championship. Before his first stop at Mount Carmel he was an assistant coach at Loyola University in Chicago.
Coach Angelidis played basketball in Greece and was a member of the 1984 National Championship team. In addition, he was a scout for the Greek Olympic Team during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. While in Greece he served as Director of the National Basketball Development program and was a member of the Organizing Committe of the European Championships in 1987. He was the Director of the National Basketball Coaches Association and helped organize multiple coaching clinics.
Coach Angelidis graduated from the University of Patras in Greece and later received a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University. He has received a Calculus Fellowship from the University of Chicago. Michael, his wife Ellenore, their two sons, Dimitri and Damian, and daughter Leyla are currently living in Luxembourg.
Coach Wanous begins his fourth year with EBC. He played high school basketball in Caldwell, Idaho. He is also very familiar with Eastside basketball having coach at the Eastlake Select program in the past. A twenty year veteran of the game he has been an AAU coach for the past six years. This season he is also the assistant director of coaching while Coach Angelidis is in Luxembourg. He is single resides in Bothell.
Briana Nettles is no stranger to either AAU basketball or Eastside basketball. She played basketball for the Eastlake Select program and for Emerald City and was a member of Eastlake’s varsity when a major knee injury during her sophomore year ended her high school basketball career. This past season she returned to the courts as a varsity member of the Northwest University team.
Briana is in her fourth season with EBC, and has worked tirelessly and passionately to help grow and develop the girls program at EBC that is currently featuring seven talented and extremely competitive teams. Briana is finishing up her degree in Marketing at Northwest University.
She is married to Nick Crossan (a fellow EBC coach) and resides in Sammamish.
Coach Crossan begins his fourth year with EBC. He brings a lot of Eastside basketball experience to the club having being a standout player at Skyline High School where he was a four year starter and letter winner.
Nicholas was one of top ranked point guards during his high school career, and during his junior and senior seasons led Skyline in most statistical categories. A highly recruited player out of high school, he was selected to participate in the King-co 3A/4A All-star game. This past season he was a captain and a starter for Northwest University until another setback on chronic hip injuries that were threatening his life-long health forced him to retire from playing basketball.
Nick is married to Briana Crossan (also an EBC coach) and resides in Sammamish.
Coach Smithson begins his fourth season with EBC. Prior to EBC, he worked at ECBA as high school director, and coach of the Junior Varsity High School Team. He has also been the junior varsity head coach and assistant varsity coach at Eastside Catholic.
Tyler played high school basketball at Lake Washington High School, where he set the career assist record. He went on to letter at the University of Chicago where he majored in Economics. At the University of Chicago he was a captain of a team that had two Sweet-16 and one Elite-8 appearances in the NCAA Division III tournament. Tyler holds records for season and career 3-pt field goal percentage at the school. During his career the Maroons won back to back Conference championships and set the record for conference wins in a season going 17-0.
Tyler who is single and resides in Newcastle is one of EBC’s top trainers and has been a head or assistant coach on three EBC PNAAU Gold division championships.
Coach Sam has been with Eastside Basketball Club since the fall season of 2012. He has been around the game of basketball his whole life. Growing up Sam played for AAU programs in the Seattle area and later in high school played at O’Dea for 4 years. Before coming to EBC, he had been a referee for 6 years for youth basketball, and had helped out training some players for the Roosevelt HS girls program in the off-season of 2009. Besides working at EBC, Sam works construction and roofing for his family business.
He is 22 years old and now resides in Renton with his family, before living most of his life in the Seattle area.
Coach Fells begins his second year with EBC. Before joining EBC he coached at Cedar Park for two years. He played three years of varsity high school. He is also a high shool basketball official. He is single and resides on the Eastside.
Jake is in his first year at EBC after joining the program in the fall of 1012. He played varsity basketball at Granite Falls High School. Jake, an AAU circuit veteran, has assisted in coaching the summer league varsity basketball teams at Granite Falls High School over the past few years. He is single and resides in Lynnwood.
Michael Miller Assistant Coach, 6th grade boys
Mike Miller begins his second season of coaching at EBC and was an assistant on the 6th grade blue team that won the PNAAU gold division championship this past season. He played four years at Eastlake and Skyline high school; Eastlake High School advanced to the state tournament during his junior season. Mike was also a member of EBC's first ever U-17 team that was coached by Seattle Prep head coach, Mike Kelly. He is single and currently lives in Sammamish.
Granville Emerson Head Coach, U17 Boys and U14 Boys
An assistant coach with Seattle Prep (one of the strongest HS programs in the Seattle area) will be coaching the U17 and U14 teams. Granville is well known and respected in the Seattle area and has worked with a variety of AAU programs in the area and in California. He is an excellent fundamentals teacher and has helped develop many area players that are currently playing in College.