Raymond Henry aka Coach Redd aka Rev. Redd was born in Kingston, Jamaica and came to the United States at the age of 8 years old.
He attended St Anthony Catholic School where he learned and played basketball for the first time in his life. He became the leading scorer, over 30 points per game, and led his team to the District and City Championship.
He attended Bishop Lynch High school for the next 4 years. Led BL to their first freshman district championship with a 26-3 record.
The next 3 years started on varsity, won Soph of the year, and was awarded, all state, all 3 years. He also lead Bishop Lynch in their first-ever state championship in 1980. He was inducted into Bishop Lynch hall of fame for not only basketball but also for his accomplishments in track & field. Due to a major knee condition, he couldn’t continue his playing career at UNT. But played in the NBA pro-am league in the early ’80s, Po Bill’s all-star, and k-104 all-stars. His coaching career spanned over 25 years, and in Sept of 2009, he founded Mighty Kings Basketball AAU Organization.
He has coached Mighty Kings to 3 National Championships and 4 runner-up positions on the AAU circuit.
Coaching is his life and his dream.
A survivor of prostate cancer, and he won’t allow that to stop him from coaching young Kings.