Mike Phillips is a former Plato High School Graduate. He got his Bachelor of Science in Education at Missouri State University. While in college, Mike started coaching, while still in college, at Chadwick High School. He was the Head Coach for the Varsity Baseball and Varsity Softball teams as well as Assistant Boys Basketball. After graduation, his first full time teaching/coaching job was at Lesterville High School.
A good coach can make players see what they can be, rather than what they are.
His duties included being the Athletic Director, Boys Basketball and Baseball Coach. He has coached at two other Frisco League Schools before returning to his Alma Mater. He has taught for a total of 20 years and coached for 23. He has coached numerous sports including, boys and girls basketball, golf, track, baseball, softball, volleyball and many junior high sports.
Mike is married to Tricia Phillips and has 4 kids who all attend school at Plato.
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