Coaching Staff — Boys Basketball

Scott Flatt — Head Coach
scottflatt@covenantchristian.org

Scott Flatt is entering his fourteenth season as the Head Coach of the Warrior basketball program and carries a record of 135-154. He is the third Warrior coach in the IHSAA era at Covenant. Coach Flatt has led the program to two Sectional championships, in 2009 and 2011.

The 2010-2011 campaign was the programs best season to date. Coach Flatt led them to the highest win total in Covenant history with a mark of 18-6. Defense was the emphasis as the team only gave up 53.1 pts while scoring 60.4 pts. a game. The season was topped off with a Sectional Championship win over favorite Tri-West, 55-52. The run came to an end with a loss in Regionals to #1 Forest Park, 51-48.

The 2009-2010 season saw the Warriors finish 13-8 with a program best 8 game-winning streak. The 2008-2009 campaign produced Covenant firsts. Under Flatt’s guidance, the team won the schools first Sectional championship and the program had its first Division I recruit. The Warriors finished 14-9, including a dominant 64-37 victory to win Sectional #46. Andrew Smith became the first Division I basketball recruit in Covenant history and has gone on to play in 2 Final Fours for Butler University.

In Flatt’s third season, 2007-2008, he raised the bar for the program & set the standard for future Warrior teams, leading them to 15 wins against 7 losses. This squad held opponents to 51.2 pts. a game while scoring 62.9 a game. Although these Warriors lost a 1 pt. heartbreaker in the Sectional championship, it marked the largest turn around of any team in the state. The Warriors had finished the 2006-2007 season with a record of 3-17 & returned 5 key players to make the 07-08 season a turn around to remember. Flatt began his head-coaching career at Covenant with a 3-17 season in 2005-2006.

Before coming to Covenant, Coach Flatt was the Assistant General Manager & Associate Head Coach of the Nashville Rhythm in the ABA. He helped GM Daniel Bucher put together a roster of players that included former NBA 1st round draft pick Dontae Jones. As the Associate Head Coach, he worked with young, first year coach, Ashley McElhiney, to lead the team to a 21-10 record.

From 1999-2004, Flatt worked as an assistant varsity coach & JV coach at his alma mater, Heritage Christian. He worked under Cary Chandler & Jim Martin. During that time, the Eagles went 59-37, & graduated Division I recruits Josh Gomes (Eastern Illinois) and Todd Abernethy (Ole Miss).

In 1998-99, Flatt worked as an assistant coach under Mike Show at Baptist Bible College in PA.

Coach Flatt has been married to Michelle for 18 years (June ’00) and has five children, Trey (16), Tony (14), Emiline (11), Isabelle (9), & Gianna (5). He teaches Health/Physical Education and Fitness and Conditioning. He received a B.S. Degree in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Secondary Education – Social Studies from Baptist Bible College (Pa.). His playing career in college & high school included 2 championships. Flatt played on the 1992 NCCAA National Championship team and the 1993 NCCAA Runner Up teams while at B.B.C. His senior year at Heritage Christian produced the 1991 NACA National Tourney Championship win in Tennessee.

Coach Flatt is the oldest of 5 children and the son of Dr. Joseph B. Flatt, Jr. who was been the Pastor at First Baptist Church in Carmel for close to forty years.

 

George Milsap — JV/Assistant Coach
georgemilsap@gmail.com
George Milsap is entering his third season with Covenant as JV Boys Basketball Coach.  He was awarded a full basketball scholarship to attend Division 1 Western Illinois University, where he was mentored by head Coach Jim Kerwin. While a player for WIU, George was honored as 1996 Team MVP, Player of The Week, Player of The Month, 1st Team All-Conference and scored a career high of 31 points, placing him in the record books. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Minor in Physical Education. While finishing his college coursework, George began his coaching career at Macomb Senior High School in September 1996. He was the head junior varsity/assistant varsity coach and spoke into the lives of young men, just as his coach did for him.
He was picked up by an ABA professional team, the Delaware Blue Bombers, but three weeks before signing his contract, he tore his ACL, along with other severe damage to his knee, which ended his professional playing career just as it was beginning. George then decided to go back to coaching and was hired as the Assistant Coach at Division III School MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois. While at MacMurray College, he coached the team to a 21-11 record and the Junior Varsity Team to a 7-1 record.
The love of basketball and all the reconstruction of his knee eventually moved him to Indianapolis, Indiana, where George worked to be certified in sports training & fitness. George is certified in Nike S.P.A.R.Q Basketball Skill Training, N.E.S.T.A Certified Circuit Trainer/Instructor, Certified Lifestyle Weight Management Specialist, Certified SAQ Specialist, and Certified Functional Movement Specialist. He started his own company, Foundations Sports Training & Fitness LLC, teaching student athletes how to train and recover properly.
Knowing something was missing, George realized it was the spiritual aspect of training the mind and body of myself and athletes for something greater. He and his family are members of Lakeview Christian Church, with Christ being first in their lives. George became a Certified Faith Base Clinical Counselor through the International Institute of faith-based Counseling to do more in underserved areas in and out of the country. Mentoring young men and women has become George’s passion, leading him to work for organizations preventing homelessness, mental illness, domestic violence, sex trafficking and child endangerment. George feels his work has allowed him the opportunity to tell his story, hoping to motivate others no matter what they are going through.
Jason Warner — Freshmen Coach/Assistant Coach
jwarner@c21scheetz.com

Jason Warner has been coaching basketball since before he had kids of his own.  He enjoys focusing on player development through the teaching of skills, fundamentals and a deeper understanding of the game.  Jason’s teams have experienced multiple tournament victories and a state championship.  Coaching has provided Jason with the opportunity to be a positive role model on and off the court to hundreds of young men.
Jason is the father of 2 boys, Grant (19) and Davis (16), and has been married to Jerrilyn for 23 years.  Jason is a member of Cornerstone Christian Church and is a graduate of Purdue University.  He owns a company which focuses on real estate investment and management.
Austin Miller — Assistant Coach
Austin Miller is entering his second season as a member of the Covenant Christian coaching staff.  Miller comes to Indianapolis by way of Elkhart, where he attended Elkhart Memorial High School and was a four-year member of the boys basketball program, helping secure three city championships during his career. He currently attends Butler University, studying communication and marketing. He is also a member and volunteer at Resonate Church in Indianapolis.

Austin is the son of Ryan and Lisa Miller and brother of Jaysen and Kamryn Miller.
Chris Page — Assistant Coach