Coach Phil Washington was born and raised in Anderson, IN. He is currently the Head Coach of the CBA Indianapolis Blaze Semi Professional Team. In his first season he led the Blaze to a regular season title but fell short in the playoffs championship game losing by 3points. He was awarded the Coach of the Year for 2017 CBA. Coach Washington is leaving another historical high school, Crispus Attucks, were he led them to back to back sectional titles (first since 41yrs) and being named 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana City Coach of the Year. Coach Washington was on ESPN this past winter on the BallUp Million Dollar Challenge where he coached a group of his hometown natives to a Indiana Market Championship, team won a $65,000 prize. The team came short of the Million Dollars in the semi-finals in Los Angeles. Coach Washington coached varsity high school girls basketball for a year at Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He coached the past 7 years on 5 Star Basketball Camps around the nation. He is also coaching the summer months in Scotland, UK with 4Point Basketball, running camps and speaking at International Coaching Clinics. He recently just finished coaching on the Under Armor Basketball Circuit 16U for the Indy Hoosiers. He will be joining the Nike EYBL Circuit 2018 with the Indy Heat coaching staff. Coach Washington is married to his lovely wife Jacquelyn and they have two beautiful children, Brooklyn and Harlem. His passion and energy is what sets him apart from the field. His life experiences of ups and downs inspires and gives players hope and helps student-athletes to achieve.
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