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    Jon Hancock
    Head Men's Basketball Coach

    Jon Hancock

    Enka High School 1984

    Mars Hill College 1988
    BA Social Studies

    Gardner-Webb University 1999
    MA Physical Education

    Coaching Career

    McDowell High School - Marion, North Carolina
    Head JV and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach - 1989-1994   

    Lincolnton High School - Lincolnton, North Carolina
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 1994-1998

    Forestview High School - Gastonia, North Carolina
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 1998-2006

    East Burke High School - Connelly Springs, North Carolina
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 2007-2013

    Mallard Creek High School - Charlotte, North Carolina
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 2013-2017

    East Lincoln High School - Denver, North Carolina
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 2017-2023

    2022-2023 NCCA East-West Head Basketball Coach

    This season, Coach Hancock won the 450th game of his career as a head coach.  His overall record is now 456-264.  His 6-year record at East Lincoln is now 132-31.

    Over his 27-year head coaching career, Coach Hancock has won 8 Coach of the Year awards, 9 Regular Season Conference Championships, 4 Conference Tournament Championships, 5 Christmas Tournament Championships, 19 State Playoff appearances, and 3 Sectional Championships.

    Email - jonathan.hancock@lincoln.k12.nc.us

     

     
     
    Chip Ashley
    Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach

    Chip Ashley

    Belton-Honea Path High School 1983

    Erskine College 1987
    BS Physical Education

    Gardner-Webb University 2003
    MA Sports Science and Pedagogy

    Member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

    Inducted into the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame - 2017

    Coaching Career

    Belton-Honea Path High School - Belton, South Carolina
    Assistant Boys Basketball Coach - 1985-1986

    East Lincoln High School - Denver, North Carolina
    Head JV and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach 1987-1988
    Head Women's Basketball Coach 1988-1992
    Head Men's Basketball Coach 1989-1996, 2003-2004 (Interim), 2016-2017
    Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach 1998-2016, 2017-2023

    Email - cashley@lincoln.k12.nc.us

     
     

     

    Reggie Perry
    JV and Varsity Men's Assistant Basketball Coach

    Reggie Perry

    Holy Cross High School 1998

    Brevard College - 2004
    BA Psychology

    Coaching Career

    Maiden High School - Maiden, NC
    Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball Coach 2009-2010

    East Lincoln High School - Denver, North Carolina
    JV and Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball Coach 2012-2023

    East Lincoln Middle School - Iron Station, NC
    Assistant Boys Basketball Coach - 2018-2023

    Email - rperry@lincoln.k12.nc.us

     

     

    Head JV and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

    Eric Ginkel

    Erie Central High School 2002 – Erie, Pennsylvania

    Western Governors University 2022
    BA Business Management

    Coaching Career

    Head Coach – Erie Sacred Heart Middle School Boys Basketball – 2002-2004 – Erie, PA

    Head Coach – Erie Central High School Women’s Basketball – 2004-2005 – Erie PA

    Travel Head Coach – Phoenix NY Girls Middle School Basketball – 2013-14 – Syracuse NY

    Travel Head Coach – Denver Nuggets Boys Middle School Boys 2016-2018 & 2022

    Travel Head Coach – Lincolnton Pioneers Boys Middle School Boys 2019

    Head Coach – Lincolnton High School Men’s JV Basketball – 2018-2021 – Lincolnton NC

     

     

    Assistant JV and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

    Dave Vandenberg

    Caledonia High School 1997

    Western Michigan University 2002 - BS Manufacturing Engineeringn Technology

    Coaching Career

    Travel Assistant Coach - Denver Nuggets Boys Middle School 2016-2018, 2022-2023

    Travel Assistant Coach - Lincolnton Pioneers Boys Middle School 2019

    Lincolnton High School - Lincolnton, NC
    Assistant Varsity and Assistant JV Boys Basketball Coach 2018-2021

    East Lincoln High School - Denver, NC
    Assistant Varsity and Assistant JV Boys Basketball Coach 2022-2023