Roanoke Catholic School hires new girls basketball coach

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Roanoke -- A new girl's basketball head coach is at the helm at Roanoke Catholic School.

A graduate of Ambassadors of Christ Academy in Fort Worth, Texas, Johnson was a Texas state All-Star in high school and continued his playing career at the collegiate level at Texas Christian University and Wiley College.

Coach Johnson then played semi-professional basketball for the Texas RedHawks for three seasons.

This past year, Johnson entered his 17th year of service in the United States Navy, serving as a Navy Hospital Corpsman First Class Petty Officer, which landed him in Roanoke.

More recently, he is known in Southwest Virginia for his coaching success with the BRHHM Sports AAU girl’s basketball program.