Whitman Basketball

2006 Maryland 4A State Champions

2014 Maryland 4A State Finalists

‚Äč2016 Maryland 4A State Semi-Finalists

Jerel Chavis, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Chavis is in his first season with the Vikes. This fall he was an assistant on the Whitman Varsity Football team. He is a para-educator at Whitman HS. Chavis played his high school basketball at Magruder.
Ryan Mullin, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Mullin is in his second season with the Vikes. In his first season on staff, Whitman captured the MD 4A West Region title. He is a teacher in the Learning for Independence (LFI) program at Whitman. It is a special ed program for students with intellectual disabilities. He also coaches with the Bethesda Bullets AAU Organization. Coach Mullin is a graduate of Penn State University. 
Rob Suggs, J.V. Assistant Coach
Coach Suggs in his first season with the JV Vikes. He played high school basketball at Laurel High School. and played college football at Salisbury University.  He coaches with the Bethesda Bullets AAU Organization. Suggs works at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Him and his fiancee, Stacey, are getting married in September 2017. 
Bobby Polley, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Polley is in his first season with the Vikes. He is the head coach of the Boys Basketball Team at Pyle MS and coaches with the Bethesda Bullets AAU Organization. Coach Polley was a graduate assistant coach at Robert Morris. Polley teaches 8th Grade History at Pyle MS.
Coach Debuchananne has guided Whitman's JV Team to a 43-7 record in his three seasons as Head JV Coach and Varsity Assistant. The Varsity Vikes have reached XFinity Center twice in his three years on staff. He was previously the Head JV Coach at Wootton HS in Potomac. Coach D graduated from East Carolina, and played basketball at Poolesville HS. He teaches PE and TV Production at Pyle MS. He is married and currently lives with his wife, Kristen, in Poolesville. 

BJ Debuchananne, Junior Varsity Head Coach

4th Season, (43-7 Overall)

Coach Lun has compiled an overall record of 171-124 in his 12 seasons as Whitman's Head Coach. The Vikings have reached the regional semifinals in 6 of those seasons, winning the Maryland 4A State Championship in 2006. Lun was named Coach of the Year in 2006 by The Washington Post, Gazette, DC Examiner, and the Washington Metropolitan Boys Basketball Hall of Fame. In 2014, he was named Coach of the Year by the Gazette and Sentinel, as Whitman went 21-7, captured the Maryland 4A West Section 1 and Regional Championship, and advanced to the Maryland 4A State Championship game. That year, he was also named the Head Coach of the Capital All-Stars in the 41st Annual Capital Classic.  Whitman enters this season as the defending Montgomery County 4A West Region Champions. Lun teaches math and TV Studio at Pyle MS in Bethesda and runs a youth summer basketball camp at Whitman. He is married and lives with his wife, Monica, and dog, Millie, in Bethesda, Maryland. Lun graduated from Seneca Valley HS in Germantown and is a 1999 graduate of Penn State.

Chris Lun, Varsity Head Coach

13th Season, (171-124 Overall)

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