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Brian McNicoll
2022 Green Team/Grades 3-4

Coach Brian McNicoll
From a 2009 Matrix 6th Grade Green Team Picture

Coaching Experience.  Brian McNicoll is a sixth year Matrix coach, with five years experience coaching select girls’ basketball for McLean in the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League.  For two seasons, Coach McNicoll coached the Green team for the Class of 2015 as their 11U coach and 12U coach, respectively.  Many of those players have had solid high school seasons this year as freshmen.  For the 2011 AAU season, Coach McNicoll coached the Matrix 2018 Green team and assisted with the Matrix Academy.  Coach McNicoll is excited to be leading the 2021 Black team this coming spring to develop the next generation of Matrix players! 

For the 2008-2009 season, Coach McNicoll earned the McLean Select Basketball Coach of the Year award.  For the 2009-2010 FCYBL season, Coach McNicoll led the McLean 12U Division 1 team to the finals.  For the 2010-2011 season, Brian coached the McLean Select 14-Under/8th Grade team.  For the 2011-2012 season, he is coaching the McLean Select 5th Grade Division 1 team.

Coach McNicoll has also coached house league basketball in McLean for five years and coached 11 years of both boys and girls’ basketball in Shreveport , La.

Brian, who also referees house league basketball games, also has coached baseball and softball.

Coaching Philosophy.  Brian believes in a high-energy style in which tough defense keys the offense.

General Background.  He lives in Alexandria with his wife, Lori, and his two children:  Mary Kathryn, 9, and Marty, 7.

You can contact Coach McNicoll at

Last updated:  January 19, 2012