Monceaux Named New Boys Varsity Head Basketball Coach
(HTHS) - On April 14, 2022, Jeremy Monceaux was approved by the Trussville City Board of Education as the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Hewitt-Trussville High School. Monceaux is one of the all-time leading scorers in AHSAA history and was part of a NCAA Division 1 Tournament team during his time as a player at Liberty University.
“I am humbled and beyond excited to represent Hewitt-Trussville High School and the Trussville Community as its head basketball coach. I want to thank Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill, HTHS Principal Mr. Tim Salem, Athletic Director Mr. Lance Walker, and the Board of Education for this tremendous opportunity,” Monceaux said. “I am confident that we can build a program that will compete at the highest levels of basketball in our state, while also creating a fun and exciting experience for our student-athletes. There is a lot to do, and I look forward to getting the work started!”
During the 2021-2022 season, Monceaux was the Head Varsity coach at Springville High School. Competing at the 6A level, the Tigers finished with a 25-6 overall record and won the regular season area title. Monceaux’s team advanced to the postseason competing in the sub-regional round of the State Tournament, losing to eventual 6A runner-up Huffman in a close contest. His team won the St. Clair County Tournament and the Gadsden Christmas Classic during the season as well.
Monceaux was the Varsity Head Coach at Clay-Chalkville High School from 2014-2021. In seven seasons, the Cougars advanced to the playoffs six times and won five Area titles. Monceaux is the all-time wins leader in school history and led his team to the Elite 8 in 2021, which was the school's first-ever appearance.
During Coach Monceaux’s eight-year tenure as a high school head coach, he developed nine players who went on to play at the NCAA D1, D2, and junior college levels.
Monceaux also has coaching experience at the collegiate level. From 2011-2014, he served as an assistant coach at Faulkner University. The Eagles had an appearance in the NAIA National Tournament and advanced to the Sweet 16.
From 2009-to 2011 Monceaux was an assistant coach at Campbellsville University in Kentucky. The 2009-2010 team won the Mid-South Conference for the first time in school history.
Monceaux was an assistant coach at Shelton State Community College from 2008-2009, where he saw the team win a region title and advance to the Sweet 16 round at the NJCAA D1 National Tournament.
Trussville City Schools Athletic Director Lance Walker welcomes this new addition to the Hewitt-Trussville family.
“I am excited about the future of Hewitt-Trussville Basketball. Jeremy is a relationship-oriented coach who has a history of maximizing his teams’ potential. The people I spoke with about Jeremy talked about his high level of integrity and knack for connecting with his students. I am excited Jeremy and his family are on our team, and I look forward to supporting him as we move forward,” Walker said.
Monceaux was a prolific scorer in high school at Parkway Christian scoring 4,555 career points which is the second-most for any AHSAA player all-time. He scored 1,333 points in a single year and is also 4th all-time in career assists with 1,035.
After high school, Monceaux played for Liberty University from 2002-2006 where he was part of the 2003-2004 team that played in the NCAA Division 1 Basketball Tournament.
Monceaux is a graduate of the University of Alabama and resides in Trussville with his wife Madeline Shaw Monceaux (13 Years). They have two children, McKinsey Grace (8) and Mason James (4).