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COACHING STAFF

COACHES

Marc Polite - 
Head Varsity Coach 
  

Damon Colvin
 - Assistant Varsity Coach
  

Coach Colvin is in his 19th year as a basketball coach at Rocky. He was instrumental in introducing the freshmen to our high school basketball program and developing them for the future as the head freshman coach. He is his first year as varsity assistant after assisting at the sophomore level for 13 years. He has also been an instrumental part of one freshmen conference championship and 10 sophomore conference championships in the last thirteen years.
   He has coached in the YMCA league, RIMBA, and at Horace Mann Choice School. He has also been very active coaching baseball for Little League, Rock Island Red Sox, and RIHS. Coach Colvin is a 1994 graduate of Rocky and received his Bachelor Degree in Management from the University of Phoenix.
 Coach Colvin is the Branch Manager at CBI Bank & Trust in Davenport, IA and is an Ordained Minister at the Second Baptist Church in Rock Island.  He and his wife Chantill have one daughter, Chanel (15).

Marquis Rodgers - Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Rodgers enters his first year in the Rock Island program. He is a 2005 graduate of Rock Island High School where he played basketball. He continued his career at Greenville & Benedictine University where he eventually joined Head Coach Keith Bunkenburg's coaching staff. He graduated from Benedictine University in 2001.
 Coach Rodgers has coached the Future Rocks 8th grade feeder program the last two years and is excited about joining the high school staff. He is employed as a US Academic Business Development Manager for CompTIA, in Downers Grove, IL and resides in Rock Island.

Paris Dothard
 - Assistant Sophomore Coach
  

Coach Dothard enters his first year in the Rock Island program. He is a 2007 graduate of Rock Island High School. He attended Lincoln College before enlisting in the U.S. Army where he received an Honorable Discharge after 6 years of active duty service. Coach Dothard has had two stints with the Future Rocks feeder program, the most recent being the past two years. He is very excited to join the high school staff. He is currently employed as an Aerospace Assembly Technician at Cobham Mission Systems in Davenport, IA. He and his wife Ashley have three children, Howard (8), Heavyn (5), and Jaiden (2).