Coach Mike Elliott is an Indianapolis native that graduated from North Central High School (92’) and later attended Glen Oaks Community College, where he earned an Associate of Business degree (94’). He then acquired his B.A. degree from, Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI). Following his retirement as a player, Coach Elliott, has been in the educational field as a High School Social Studies teacher for 14 years. He also has served as an Athletic Director on the high school and middle school levels.
As a player, Elliott competed professionally from 1996-2007 in Europe, Asia and in the CBA (United States). Elliott spent the first two years of his collegiate career at Glen Oaks Community College. While at Glen Oaks, Elliott set the single game assists record with 22 assists, which still stands today. Elliott then earned a scholarship to Montana State University for the final two years of his collegiate career. In his senior year Montana State qualified for the NCAA Tournament losing to Final Four runner-up Syracuse University in the first round. Elliott and his 1996 Montana State teammates were inducted in the Hall of Fame at Montana State University.
Coach Elliott comes with 14 years of coaching experience at the high school level and collegiate level, including 10 as a head coach. Elliott recently served as an assistant at Anderson University during the 20-21 seasons. He has served as the head coach of Anderson High School, TC Howe High School, Fall Creek Academy and Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, Ga. Elliott served as an assistant coach for North Central High School on their 2009-10 state champion teams. During his time at Mundys Mill High school he led them to a Sweet Sixteen appearance and back to back 20+ win seasons. During his coaching career, Elliott has had the opportunity to coach an Indiana Mr. Basketball winner, five Indiana All-Stars, a Georgia All-Star and several all-conference selections on the high school and collegiate level.
Coach Elliott stated, “I am excited to return back to where it all began for me as a player and to continue to build Viking Nation!”