Luke Lenard is our head coach at MCS. He was born in Spartanburg, SC but lived most of his life in Shelby, NC. He graduated high school from Cramerton Christian Academy and then attended Pensacola Christian College where he received a Bachelor Arts Degree in Youth Ministry & physical education.
Coach Luke has always had a passion for sports, but his main goal is to help young people strengthen their dedication to Christ.
For the past two decades, Coach Chad has devoted his time to coaching at MCS. Aside from being the associate pastor at First Church, Coach Chad has also served as MCS principal, teacher, and held many other positions. Being a servant, he is committed to serving Christ. He is passionate about using endurance and perseverance for building and strengthening character in young people. Coach Chad has led his team to many tournaments and competitions. However, he emphasizes that his ultimate aim is for his team to exhibit the right Christian character.
Coach James is no stranger to the MCS Bulldogs as she too played on the very court her athletes play on today. Coach James graduated from MCS in 2000 and participated in sports her entire high school years. Though she pursued a Bachelor of Science and Business Management, she kept active as assistant and head coach at MCS whenever the opportunity came.
Rebekah Chard is the assistant coach for JV girls volleyball and loves every minute of it. When she started teaching fifth grade at MCS in 2021, Coach Chard was a natural choice to join the team as coach. Having led their girls to an undefeated season, Coach James and Coach Chard have achieved a conference title! Go, Bulldogs!
Despite being new to the MCS coaching program, Coach O’Hara has proven to be an outstanding addition to our Bulldogs athletic program. Having years of experience, Coach O’Hara implements different techniques and strategies that help our Varsity Boys Soccer team achieve outstanding results. His compassion, vision, and ability to communicate with his team makes each player push for excellence. To end a season with more success than it started out with proves the skills of his leadership as a coach.