VC Tiger Basketball
Men's Head Coach: Cabral Huff
Coach Cabral Huff is coming to Voorhees College from Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta, Georgia, wherein his first year as Head Boys’ Basketball Coach, Huff took the team to the Elite 8. Before coaching at Holy Innocents’, he had been a successful head coach at Duluth High School in Duluth, Georgia. In Huff’s three seasons at Duluth High, he took the team to three consecutive state tournament appearances for the first time in school history, including back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances since the school’s 1st appearance in Sweet 16 since 1985. The 54 wins at Duluth were the most in three years in school history.
Prior to arriving at Duluth High, Huff gained two seasons of collegiate basketball experience. At Alcorn State University (2015-16), Huff was an Assistant Coach that helped in leading the Braves to a total program turnaround, resulting in a second-place finish in conference. While at Georgia Southern University during 2014-15, he helped to guide the Eagles to a 22-9 record and a place in the conference championship game.
Before his time at the college level, he was a successful coach at St. Francis High School in Alpharetta, Georgia, for six seasons. He built a program from the ground up to a perennial powerhouse program in Georgia and the nation while recording five-straight appearances in the state tournament. His team won the State Championship in 2013-14, State Runner-Up during the 2012-13 season, Final Four (2012-13 & 2013-14), Sweet 16 (2009-10 and 2011-12), Back to Back Region Champions during the 2012-13 & 2013-14 seasons, and Region runner-ups in 2009-10 and 2010-11.
Huff has previously been named Georgia Sports Writers Coach of the Year 2014, Coach of the Year by the XL212 in 2014, Region Coach of the Year in 2013 & 2014, Coach of the Year by the AJC in 2013, Coach of the Year by the North Fulton Neighbor Newspaper in 2013 and Coach of the Year by the Lineage of Champions in 2013.
He also has experience coaching at Cedartown High and Atlanta International High and professionally in the World Basketball Association and the American Basketball Association.
Among the many players he has mentored, Huff has coached 52 All-Region players, 24 All-State Players, one (1) 1st Team All-Conference Player, one (1) 2nd Team All-Conference Player, one (1) McDonald's All-American, one (1) Jordan Brand Classic Player, one (1) USA 16U Player, four (4) MaxPrep All-Americans, one (1) Adidas National Player and numerous players playing at the collegiate level, with many being on the Division I level. In addition, Coach Huff has three (3) players currently playing in the NBA or G-League: Malik Beasley of the Minnesota Timberwolves (19th pick of 2016 Draft), Kobi Simmons of the Charlotte Hornets, and Kaiser Gates of the Boston Celtics G-League organization.
Huff earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Morehouse College and a teacher certification in English for grades 6-12 from Mercer University. Also, Huff earned a master’s degree in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree in educational leadership from Strayer University.
Additionally, he has made many impacts on basketball through the organizations he serves in such as EmbRACEus, Minority Coaches Association of Georgia, Naismith Tip-Off Club, Rising Coaches, among others.