"Mr. Wilson" (pictured right), as he was affectionately and respectfully known by fellow coaches and administrators, was honored in 2011 when he was presented with Maryland AAU’s Hall of Fame Award. He has sent more than 40 athletes to Division I schools, including 6 girls. and he coached such notable players as Steve Wojciechowski who played for Duke and is now an Head Coach at Marquette, Quinton Jackson who attended North Carolina State and plays with the Harlem Globetrotters, Norman Nolan who played locally for Dunbar High School and attended college in Virginia, and most notably Nolan Smith, Duke University’s point guard that led them to the 2010 National Championship.
Friends and family can contact Mr. Wilson's son, Chip Wilson at (202) 320-9700 to convey your condolences. Funeral arrangements and pending and will be posted here.
To read more about Mr. Wilson, see our May 2011 edition of the JUMPSHOT NEWSLETTER.