: Coaches Bios and Philosophy


Coach Anthony Williams

Head Boys Coach/Director of the High School Program 


Coach Anthony Williams' love & drive for coaching youth sports comes from the vow he made to himself and to his children a long time ago - that he would NOT  let his children go through what he went through as a young athlete -  a boy with a lot of potential but very few opportunities to play sports and develop into the best athlete he could be.  As Air Max Director of the High School Program & Head Boys Coach, he hasn't stopped fulfilling that promise to this day, and it's a promise not only to his own children but to all the young people he coaches. 


Coach Williams has coached youth sports in the DFW Metroplex for over a decade.  He comes to Air Max Elite Basketball with a breadth of experience having coached youths from 1st grade to high school in a variety of sports including baseball, soccer, football and basketball.  Coach Williams' experience coaching youth select basketball include his tenure with the Dallas Hawks as Director of Basketball from 2004-2006.  In 2006, he formed his own organization, North Texas Flight Boys and Girls Basketball Club.  After a successful two years of multiple tournament championships with North Texas Flight, Coach Williams decided he really wanted to concentrate on his love for coaching and in 2009 joined Air Max Elite Basketball as coach for our 7th grade Boys team. 


Coach Williams is originally from New Orleans, LA and settled in Mesquite, TX in 1998. 


Coach Micah Grimes

Head Girls Coach/Director of Girls Program 

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Coach Micah Grimes attended Mckinley Senior High where he played varsity basketball. His love for coaching began during his brief stint as a youth basketball coach at Brec Sports Academy. There, he led a team in the Boys Junior Division to a championship finish.  He later moved to Dallas to play basketball for Dallas Christian College.  After graduation, he began his coaching career at The Covenant School, where he spent 4 years as Head Coach of the Girls Varsity Basketball Team. During his time there, Coach Grimes led the Lady Knights to 3 straight District and Area Championships. During the 2007-2008 season, the school made a state semi-final appearance for the first time in school history. After leaving Covenant, Coach Grimes went on to Coach at the University of Dallas and then Dallas Christian College as an assistant coach. Currently, Coach Grimes is the Assistant Men’s Coach for the Texas Wranglers in the United Basketball League

Coach Grimes holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Athletic Administration & Coaching from Concordia University  and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Leadership & Ministry from Dallas Christian College.

Coach Gerald Bynum
Boys Coach/Director of Middle School Program 

Paul Guillory
Coach/Athletic Director/Director of Finance