Hillcrest Prep hires former NBA star Mike Bibby as head basketball coach
After leaving Shadow Mountain High School, former NBA star Mike Bibby has found a new coaching home this year.
Hillcrest Prep announced on Twitter on Monday that Bibby will be the next head coach for their boys national high school team.
Hillcrest is known for its notable alumni, like current Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton. Hillcrest finished the 2018-2019 season with a 35-5 record.
The Paradise Valley Unified School District made Bibby ineligible to volunteer in the district after reports of sexual misconduct surfaced.
A female teacher filed a report Feb. 12 accusing Bibby of sexual abuse and stalking. The report said Bibby pulled the woman into his SUV and groped her in the parking. Bibby also allegedly showed up uninvited to the teacher’s classroom four times following the initial incident.
Following an investigation, Phoenix police announced they would not charge Bibby because there was no enough probable cause for the charges.
Bibby played for Shadow Mountain and went on to lead the University of Arizona to the NCAA championship in 1997.
The point guard left college for the NBA Draft after his sophomore season and was the second overall selection in 1998. He finished his NBA career in 2012.
Bibby began coaching at Shadow Mountain as an assistant in 2013 and was promoted to head coach the next year.