Von McDade

Von M.

Dallas, TX

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Von delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Von was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended Vincent High School where he was a standout player for the Varsity basketball team.

After graduating from high school and only playing his junior year during his high school career, Von attended Iowa Lakes Community College. During his two year career at Iowa Lakes he was a two year starter on the Men’s basketball team.
While attending Iowa Lakes Von earned several honors and achieved many milestones. He was named the first Basketball All American in the school history. He was named First Team NJCAA Region Xl Iowa All Region, NJCAA Region Xl All Star Team, All Tournament Team in Region Xl, NJCAA All Star Team- ABAUSA and the first and only inductee into the school Basketball Hall of Fame. He graduated in 1998 with a A.A. in Arts and Sciences.

After earning his AA degree, he went on to Oklahoma State University and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee each for a year respectively. At UWM, Von continued his successful basketball career being named the 1991 Wisconsin College Player of the Year, District lV Men’s Basketball First Team, the UWM All-Century Team 1990’s and being Drafted in the second round by the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. As a result of his play he has garnered numerous records and achievements while attending UWM. Briefly listed, second leading scorer in division one basketball with 29.6 points per game, scored 50 points at Illinois breaking the Assembly Hall record, third in the nation in steals and three pointers per game, tenth in the nation three pointers made (3.4) per game and twice name National Independent Player of the week.

After trying out for the New Jersey Nets and the Denver Nuggets of the NBA Von.

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Basketball Coach
Aug 2017 - Present
Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Middle School Head Girls Basketball Director
Assistant Varsity Coach


CPR/First Aid/ AED/ Blood Borne Pathogens
Oct 2017
Diocese of Dallas

Certification training for cpr, first aid, and aed as a first responder

Coaches Code of Ethics
Sep 2017
Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Concussions in Sports
Sep 2017
National Federation of High School Sports

Online certification course designed to teach coaches about the dangers, symptoms and treatment of concussions

Sep 2017
Diocese of Dallas

Safe Environment Training
Feb 2017
Diocese of Dallas

Certification training for the safety of children and providing a safe environment for learning and development

Professional Sports Manager
Jan 2017
Texas Amateur Athletic Federation

Certification for managing sports leagues, tournaments and organizations.


National Youth Sports Coaches Association
Jan 2013

The National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) is the most widely used coach training program in the nation, having trained more than 3 million coaches since its inception in 1981. The NYSCA training is available online for coaches to complete at their convenience; and it’s also offered on site in more than 3,000 communities nationwide.

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Testimonials from parents
Ball Or Die Interview
Our Special Needs Group Training at the YMCA

The Game I Scored 50 Points
Signing Day with University of Tennessee

Volunteering my energy and effort to a great cause
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