Well it didn’t take long for Mike Helms to return to the Union Co. basketball coaching family. Helms was named Head Coach of the Parkwood Rebels men’s basketball team. Helms, a graduate of Parkwood has been a staple in Union Co. basketball for more than 30 years. Helms stepped down as the boys’ basketball head coach at Cuthbertson in April. Helms led the Cavaliers to back-to-back state title game appearances during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons. Helms’ record at Cuthbertson was 177-122. Before taking the position at Cuthbertson, Helms was Head Coach at Porter Ridge from 2005 thru 2009.
Helms takes over for Don Mather who took over for the 2019-2020 season at the last minute after Rashad McGee stepped down has Head Coach. Parkwood was 3-19 and 2-12 in the SCC. Coach Helms, it’s GREAT to have you back!