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Kalief Muhammad will begin his fourth year on the Tompkins basketball staff in 2018-19.  As the junior varsity head coach, he has won district championships in 2017 and 2018. Coach Muhammad also serves as the strength coach for the basketball program.  He is an alumnus of Alief Elsik High School and Baylor University, where he has a decorated career as a running back for both of those football teams.  Coach Muhammad is the dad of two sons, Dakarri- 20 and Taurean- 16.

Matt Copeland

Freshmen B


The 2018-19 season will be Lorenzo Brown's eighth year in the profession, and his fourth year with Tompkins.  Prior to Tompkins, Lorenzo coached on both the junior high and high school levels in Needville ISD.  Coach Brown is a graduate of Texas Southern University.  Due to the success of the basketball program and working with an exceptional staff, Coach Brown deems Tompkins as "The perfect fit" for him to continually develop and mature as a coach.  The opportunity to help young men not only see their potential, but reach their potential, is what drives Coach Brown as he walks into the gym each day.  Coach Brown is a recent newlywed to his wife, Jessica.

Kalief MUhammed




freshmen A





Brian Knight will begin his 9th year of coaching during the 2018-19 season.  He helped open the program at Tompkins High School five years ago. Coach Knight was the Head Basketball Coach at Seven Lakes Junior High in Katy ISD for the 2012-2013 season. Prior to that, he spent 3 years as Basketball Coach at McDonald Junior High in Katy ISD. Coach Knight grew up in Alief, Texas where he attended and played basketball at Alief Hastings High School. He went on to attend Texas A&M University, majoring in Sports Management. Coach Knight and his wife, Angelica, have two children, Brian-14, and Kenley-8.


Bobby Sanders will begin his 24th year of coaching in the 2018-19 season.  In only the fifth year as a program, the Falcons reached the State Championship game in March of 2018. Coach Sanders opened Tompkins High School in 2013, and he was the head coach at Episcopal High School in Bellaire from 1999-2011. Prior to that, he spent three years at River Oaks Baptist School and one year as an assistant at Houston Baptist University, where he played for four years and was recently named to the 1990's All-Decade Team. He has amassed 372 wins as a varsity coach. Coach Sanders and his wife, Nicole, have three children, Jackson-18, Hank-16, and Hadley-14. They have been a part of the Katy community since October 2006.