About The Director/Coach

Coach Major

Born and raised in NYC and currently a Fort Mill, SC resident.  Founder and CEO of the Fort Mill Knicks.  The Fort Mill Knicks was founded in 2013 and after only 5yrs of existence the organization has compiled over 30 first place finishes and numerous 2nd place.

 

Education

Graduate of Dodge Vocational HS and a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice receiving a BS in Criminal Justice.

 

Career

Served 20yrs of service with the New York City Police Department and retired in 2011 at the rank of Lieutenant.  Currently works for the York County Sheriff’s Office.  Named York County Sheriff’s Office Employee of the Month (August 2016) for working with the youths (FM Knicks) of York County.

 

Sports

Played 2 yrs of varsity basketball for Dodge HS, Bronx, NY and 2yrs of varsity basketball at John Jay College where he received the Most Improved Player Award as a freshman.  Coach Major played and coached in the NYPD Elite Cops and Kids Basketball League involving youths of the NYC Elite Gauchos Basketball Organization for 3yrs.  Coached youths at the Baxter YMCA, Fort Mill, SC for 2yrs and the past 5yrs AAU Travel Basketball.