PINNACLE JUNIOR VARSITY COACHES
Mike Boyd - JV Head Coach
Coach Boyd attended Lake Zurich High School in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. He was a 2-year varsity captain and was named to the honorable mention All-Area team his senior year in 2011. He then went on to North Central College where he started 4 games as a freshman for a team that went on the Division 3 sweet sixteen. After his freshman season he transferred to Harper Community College where he played his sophomore season. He then accepted a basketball scholarship to Roosevelt University in Chicago. Two weeks into his junior season he found out that he had a degenerative bone disease “Avascular Necrosis” that ended his career and caused him to not be able to walk for almost two years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2017 from Roosevelt University. Coach Boyd is the founder of Training With Purpose LLC. A basketball player development organization and has 10 years of experience training players of all levels from professional to youth. Coach Boyd uses his unique experiences to motivate athletes to never take anything for granted and also help prepare them for life after basketball.
Christopher Dickerson - JV Assistant Coach
Coach Christopher Dickerson joined the Pinnacle staff as the JV assistant coach for the 2023-2024 season. Prior to Pinnacle, Coach Dickerson has coached at the middle school, High school, and community college level. As an assistant coach, he helped Chabot College advance to the California Junior College final four for the first time in school history. Christopher Dickerson has made coaching stops at Glendale Prep, Cicero Prep, and Shadow Mountain high school where he spent the last 5 years before Pinnacle.
Educationally, Christopher Dickerson attended Phoenix Christian Academy, Kents Hill Prep, and Mitchell College.
Coach Dickerson Has three children and enjoys crossfit, playing golf, and spending time with his kids.