Background: Bill has played basketball since he was 10 years old in the youth leagues in Massachusetts, going on to play JV and Varsity basketball in high school. He played on a top 5 intramural team at the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in Exercise Science. After graduation, Bill moved to the DC area and continued to play basketball in various leagues. Professionally, Bill is a Realtor in McLean. He previously worked as a regional sales manager for medical device companies and before that as an Exercise Physiologist and personal trainer. Bill has 2 children who both play basketball in McLean and on AAU teams.
Coaching Experience: Coach Johnson is entering his 2nd year as a Select head coach and his fifth year of coaching for McLean Youth Basketball. The Division 2 Select team he coached last year placed first for the season. He previously coached his son’s team for 3 years in boy’s developmental league, where the teams won the skills challenge competition and placed second in the season end tournament. Outside of McLean basketball, he has assisted at games, practices and ran skills clinics for his daughter’s AAU team.
Philosophy: It is important to Coach Johnson that the players enjoy the game, develop as a team, and build on fundamentals to play at the next level.