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High School Coaching Staff

We are here to provide you and your family with the best basketball experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

Ryan Tatum

Head Coach - 11th Grade

Phone: 571-330-1183
Email: [email protected]


Coach Ryan Tatum started coaching basketball and baseball players on Clark Air Force Base, Republic of the Philippines in 1987.  He has coached elementary, middle, and high school aged young men and women over the years. 

As a player and/or coach, he has won two state championships, 8 military base championships, MLK March Madness tournament, and numerous 3 on 3 League tournaments.

Coach Tatum began coaching for the Virginia Select Basketball organization in 2014.  He is a certified USA Basketball Coach and has completed the NCAA Coaches Certification.  He emphasizes basketball IQ, whole-person development, and positive mental attitude concepts.


Tony Washington

Assistant Coach - 11th Grade

Email: [email protected]


Coach Washington can be described as organized, fun loving, articulate, energetic, student-focused individual with proven expertise in motivating youth to achieve goals, while also prioritizing and strategizing for successful programs. He holds students, parents, and staff in high esteem, and interacts with the greatest degree of professionalism and personal integrity.

Coach Washington has been involved in basketball at multiple levels. From coaching youth teams in Northern Virginia, to coaching women’s basketball at the college level. He has been active and well respected in the basketball community for many years.

Athletics Experience

Cardinal Basketball Officials Association

Basketball Official (2018 - Present)

NOVA Community College, Annandale, VA

Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach (2014-15)

Potomac High School, Woodbridge, VA
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Coach (2010 - 2014)

Amateur Athletic Union, Woodbridge, VA
Girls Basketball Coach (2005 - Present)

Prince William Virginia Select - Prince William Jaguars - Prince William Virginians

Dale City Recreation Center, Woodbridge, VA
Co-ed Basketball Coach (2001 - 2005)

Coach Washington’s experience has provided for successful programs and outstanding student athletes.

Coach Washington was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He attended high school at Macomber-Whitney VTHS and college at Kent State University. At both educational institutions he played various sports. Coach Washington is married and has five children. His wife of 23 years, Vanessa, is a successful entrepreneur and business woman in the real estate and mortgage industry.   He and his family began their start in Virginia Beach in 1992 and relocated to the Northern Virginia region in 1997. Coach Washington has served in the United States Navy and is currently employed with Martha’s Table, one of the well known non-profits in DC, as the Assistant Director of Program Operations.


Fred Barfield 

Head Coach 9th Grade 

Phone: 703-473-2583
Email: [email protected]


My goal as a Coach is to provide young boys and girls with the opportunity to build long lasting

relationships through working with a team and to provide competitive development with quality

instructions in basketball with emphasis on building fundamentals.  Achieving this will give each

athlete the necessary skill set to perform successfully in basketball and life and accomplishing the skill set will invoke good sportsmanship, respect, responsibility, leadership and teamwork.

I work for the Wilson Law Firm as a Senior Law Clerk which is a criminal and traffic defense

attorney law firm.  Providing our clients with the initial point of contact, I assist clients achieve positive

outcomes in their cases and ensure clients stay on task in their cases.  I have been a resident of Prince

William County for 27 years.  My wife and I have 2 adult children who are currently attending college.

This will be my 7th year coaching AAU basketball. I started coaching recreation league basketball at Dale City Recreation Center and the Boys and Girls Club in 2001.


2006 – 2009 Porter Traditional Middle School girls coach

2009 – Current Porter Traditional Middle School boys coach

2017 – 12U and 14U AAU coach with Virginia Battle

Certifications:  USA Basketball Coach Academy and Level 3 AAU

Damian Wright

Assistant Coach - 9th Grade
Phone: 571-260-8724

Email: [email protected]


About Coach Damian                                                                                                                                                                               


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