Meet Our Coaches
“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”
Head Coach - Boys Varsity Basketball
Jeff Edwards began his Sabres coaching career as an assistant on the middle school team that won the state championship and finished 2nd overall at the East Coast Tournament. Jeff next became the JV Boys head coach and won both a State title and East Coast Nationals title with his team. Now Jeff is the South Wake Sabres head coach. He also has coached baseball for both the homeschool warriors and West Raleigh All Stars. Jeff works at Cisco Systems as part of the Cyber Security sales force. He has been married to Carrie for over 17 years and is blessed to be a father to Jacey, Chase and Colten. Jeff is looking forward to a great year and mentorship and fellowship with boys over the coming months.
Head Coach - Boys Middle School Basketball
Coach Wilson is the father of 2 boys and recently relocated from Minnesota. He and his wife have been married for 17 years and have lived in 5 different states. They began their homeschooling journey while in Indiana and have continued for the last 5 years. Coach Wilson is originally from the Greensboro, NC area and played collegiate basketball for St. Andrew’s University in Laurinburg, NC and received his MBA at Texas A&M. He has been coaching rec and travel basketball for the last 7 years and has played for over 40 years. Oliver truly believes that God has orchestrated his move and he is grateful for this opportunity. His family is very excited to be back home in NC and even more excited to be a part of the Sabres family.
Head Coach - Girls Varsity Basketball
Reginald Chapple, an Ohio native recently moved to North Carolina from the greater Chicago area. Chapple has ten years of experience coaching basketball. Chapple earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Valley Forge Christian College. He also earned a master’s degree in sports management from Southern New Hampshire University.
Coach Chapple began his career as an assistant athletic director and assistant coach at Lancaster Bible College. From there he became a head coach at a few colleges including his Alma Mater Valley Forge Christian College (now University of Valley Forge).
Chapple was blessed with the opportunity to play basketball all through college. Now, he enjoys working with student athletes and impacting lives through sport. He views coaching as a ministry opportunity.
Coach Chapple has been married for 14 years. He and his wife Laquetta have four children.
Head Coach - Boys JV Basketball
Steven Rank is an IT consultant working with companies all over the world. He serves as a leader in the corporate environment, and those leadership skills have transitioned well with youth sports. Steve has been married for 20 years, and has two children with his wife Stacy. Steve played basketball in high school, and still plays actively today. He is looking forward to mentoring the boys both on and off the court this season.
Head Coach - Girls JV Basketball
Rob Hoover was previously an assistant head coach and a head coach for the Sabres Boys JV basketball team. Rob has played basketball for most of his life, and as an adult he played for Navy teams in the US and overseas. His goal is to make sure that the girls on his team learn strong fundamentals,a good sense of fair play, to honor Christ on the court and off, and a confidence in
themselves. Rob and his wife Dee have 3 boys: Jeremy, Harrison, and Jackson. Jackson and Harrison both played for Sabre’s teams. The Hoover family is actively involved in their church, Triangle Community Church in Apex.