About Us

Coach Daren Clayton

Former South Lyon Varsity Head Boy’s Basketball Coach

  • K.V.C. Champs (1999, 2000, 2007)
  • District Champs (1999, 2005)
  • Sweet 16 Regional Finalist (2005)
  • Oakland County Coach of the Year (1999)
  • All Area Coach of the Year (1999)
  • Ann Arbor News Co-Coach of the Year (1999)
  • All Metro Coach of the Year “North” (1999)
  • Professional Player in Amman, Jordan (1994-96)
  • Coached ABS High School Varsity Basketball Team in
    Amman, Jordan to National Championship (1995)
  • Collegiate Player at Ambassador University (1990-93)

Coach Pat Schluter

Former Novi Varsity Head Boy’s Basketball Coach

  • Girl’s Michigan Shock 10th grade AAU State Champions (2014)
  • St. James Girl’s 8th Grade Coach of the Year (2014)
  • Big Cat Basketball League Director
  • Individual Basketball Trainer
  • Oakland County Coach of the Year (2003)
  • All Area Coach of the Year (1995, 2003)
  • All Metro Coach of the Year “North” (2003)
  • 3-peat K.V.C. Champs (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • 3 Time District Champs (2002, 2003, 2004)
  • #1 Defensive Team in Oakland County (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • 180 Plus Wins Coaching at Novi
  • Assistant Coach at Saginaw Valley State Univ. (1990-91)
  • College Player at Saginaw Valley State Univ. (1986-90)
  • All State High School Player at DeLaSalle

Coach Josh Tropea

Current Chelsea Head Boy’s Basketball Coach

  • Former Head Boy’s Basketball Coach at Milan H.S. (2008-2014)
  • State Champions (Milan H.S.) (Class B) (2014)
  • Won three district titles, one regional title
  • AANews coach of the year (2014)
  • Monroe News Coach of the year (2013, 2014)
  • BCAM Class B coach of the year (2014)
  • Won over 200 games and have worked with 26 players that have gone on to play in college
Coach Clayton and Coach Schluter w/legendary Coach John Wooden

Coach Clayton and Coach Schluter w/legendary Coach John Wooden