MCMILLAN HIGH SCHOOL
Coach Vernon Wallace is the McMillen
Lions 10th grade basketball coach. He is
a graduate of The University of Texas at
Dallas where he earned a bachelor’s
degree in Interdisciplinary studies and a
EC-12 Special Education certification.
Coach Wallas has been involved in
teaching, coaching, and athletic training
for over twenty years in the New Mexico
and Texas areas. This is Coach Wallace’s
first year at McMillen and recently he was
a head coach and trainer for the North
Texas Blue Devils Basketball Organization. Coach Wallace enjoys spending time
with his family, watching movies, sports,
mentoring youth and introducing as many
young people as possible to the game he
L to R: Andrew Gregory, Tierone Hardnett, Cameron Wallace, Reid McEowen, KJ Kordi, Justice Onyeugo, Germaine Gibson, Zamun Ahmed,
Tim Maina, not pictured: Jacob Murphy, Jermarcus Thomas, Roshan damodaran. In front: Sami Suhwail (mgr)
Coach Mark Lambert is the 9th grade A-team
basketball coach at McMillen High School. He is from
Lubbock, Texas and he attended Texas Tech University.
Coach Lambert has been coaching for 24 years and
he's in his 4th year at McMillen. He was the Varsity
Assistant and JV coach at Lubbock High School, Wylie
High School, Dallas Skyline and he has also coached
at Bowman Middle School and Williams High School.
Coach Lambert has taught Social Studies but he
currently teaches World Geography. He is married to
Lisa Lambert who is a teacher and cheer sponsor at
McMillen High School and they have 4 children: Taylor, Kylie, Connor, Mackenzie
and 1 grandson: Casen
From L to R: Austin King, Jaelen Anderson, Damien Mendoza, Jake Hart, Tanner
Pullen, Jackson Thomas, Jeremiah Budiman, Tyler Key, Justin Horton, Theron Afseth
Coach Kendall Tapp is married to his beautiful bride, Jennifer, and they
have been married for five years and they live in Plano. They have 3
beautiful daughters, Molly, Jenna and Kenley. He graduated from
Waxahachie High School where he played football and baseball. He
graduated from Baylor University in 1996 with an education degree.
Coach Tapp is proud to have coached football, basketball and track for
11 years in the Plano East cluster. He taught physical education, health
and world history. He served as a missionary to college students at the
University of Arkansas for 3 years and to recent college graduates in the
DFW area for 3 years before his current role at McMillen High School.
Coach Tapp likes spending time with his beautiful wife and kids, friends
from church, traveling, reading, being outdoors, and watching sports.
9TH GRADE • B
L to R: Trevor Tangney, Ben Hartley, Beau Dillard, Cameron Buchanan, Cooper Gosnell, Caleb Cardenas,
Nadeem al Barwani, Cameron Brady, Aidan Smith, Evan Akins, Tim Adio, not pictured: Mayan Massoudi