• Meet the Staff
    Mike Muse,  Varsity Head Coach

    Coach Mike Muse will be entering his 4th year at East Forsyth.   Coach Muse spent three seasons on the Wake Forest basketball staff from 2007-09, including one season as Director of Basketball Operations and two an assistant coach. Muse was certainly no stranger to Demon Deacon Basketball. A legendary high school coach in Winston-Salem for more than 20 years, Muse joined the Wake Forest basketball coaching staff in June 2006 as Director of Basketball Operations. He was promoted to Assistant Coach in August of 2007 and spent two seasons in that role. He aided in the growth of several of the Deacons, including All-American guard Jeff Teague (Atl. Hawks). A relatively underrated player entering the 2008-09 season, Teague burst onto the national scene and went on to become the 13th All-American in program history. Muse also helped in the development of forward James Johnson (Sac. Kings), who earned All-ACC honors as a freshman and sophomore. Muse also worked closely with Ishmael Smith (Orl. Magic), LD Williams, and Al Farouq Aminu (N.O. Hornets). Muse has been involved with Forsyth County athletics for more than 20 years, serving in a variety of capacities at both Reynolds and North Forsyth High Schools. He has worked as a head clinician and national talent evaluator for Bob Gibbons All-Star Sports as well as serving as a coach and clinician on the international level.  Muse began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Appalachian State, his alma mater, for two seasons -- from 1983-84 to 1984-85. After leaving Boone, he returned to Winston-Salem to serve as an assistant basketball, baseball and football coach at Reynolds High School. In 1989 and 1990, he was head coach of the Demons' football team. In 1990, Muse left Reynolds for North Forsyth, where he worked 16 years in a number of roles. After working as assistant boys basketball coach for two years, Muse was named head coach of the girls team, a position he served from 1991 to 2000. In 2000, he moved over to work as head coach of the North Forsyth boys team. At North Forsyth, Muse was also the head coach of the girls softball team from 1991 to 2006, and he is the Head Softball Coach at East Forsyth compiling a record of 299-102 and earning Metro 4A Conference Coach of the Year honors five times. He was also an assistant football coach from 1991 to 1999. Coaching basketball, however, has been a part of Muse's life for more than 25 years. As a head coach, he has accumulated a record of 236-116 and has been named Metro 4A Conference Coach of the Year six times. His teams have won six conference regular season championships and seven tournament titles. Muse coached his teams to two sectional championships, one regional title, and in 1996, his North Forsyth girls team played in the state 4A championship game. Nominated to coach in the 2004 McDonald's High School All-American Game, Muse's teams advanced to the state tournament in 12 of the past 14 years. Muse's name has long been associated with basketball in the Triad. He was the first person to win the Frank Spencer Holiday Classic as a player and a coach, and he is the only coach to win both the Spencer and Mary Garber Classic events. In addition, Muse has Coached in several international tournaments including events in Switzerland, France, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, and England. A 1985 Appalachian State graduate, Muse earned his master's from ASU in 1999. Muse, 51, and wife, Deborah, have three children -- Katie 22, Lauren 20 and Tanner 18.

    Kevin King, Varsity Assistant Head Coach
    Coach King is a 1988 graduate of North Surry High School.  He attended college at Surry Community, Appalachian State and Winston Salem State. He has a multi-year history as both a head coach and an assistant coach at North Surry HS, R J Reynolds HS, Wilkes Central HS, Reagan HS, and North Davidson HS.  Coach Kind has playing experience from both North Surry High School and Surry Community College.   
    Coach Kng is married to his wife Emily of 15 years and they have 2 daughters, Peyton age 12 and Mary-Paige, age 8.


    Rodney White, JV Head Coach

     Born November 5th in Wilmington, NC, Coach Rodney White returns to assist the men’s basketball program for his third season. In the 2010-2011 season, Coach White served as the freshman team’s assistant coach, leading the team to a fantastic 9-2 record. Last year, Coach White had another great season with the Fighting Eagles. The junior varsity team finished with a record of 14-6 and a Final Four appearance in the David Lash JV basketball tournament.
    Coach White is a 2006 graduate of East Forsyth High School. While at EFHS, Coach White played 3 seasons for the Fighting Eagles’ basketball team. He continued his basketball career at Piedmont Baptist College in Winston-Salem, NC. While at Piedmont, he made his mark early as the first freshman in ten years to start on the men’s basketball team.
    In 2007, Coach White entered the coaching world via the AAU circuit. Since starting his coaching career, Coach White has won numerous AAU tournaments all over the Southeast.
    Coach White will use his high-energy coaching style, extensive basketball knowledge, and love for the game to lead the Eagles’ basketball program to another exceptional season.





Last Modified on October 26, 2012