Girls Coaches

Mike Skinner, Director

Coach Skinner joins ICE with an impressive track record for coaching boys and girls of all ages. Coach Skinner was previously with Joy of the Game and is the only coach at JG to coach both girls & boys high school teams.

Coach Skinner played at Sullivan H.S. in Chicago from ’85-‘89, spent 3 years as varsity player and was all-conference in addition to being voted to all-city third team and the city-suburban game roster in ‘89. Skinner was all-area at Kennedy-King JC in ’91-‘92, and finished up at Highpoint University in N.C. where he was all-conference (Big South) and Pre-season All-American in ‘92 – ’94 and played professionally in Mexico, France and in the I.B.A (Dakota Wizards).

Coach Skinner was the assistant varsity coach and head freshman coach at Evanston H.S. from ’96 – ’99 and the sophomore coach at Mundelein H.S. from 2005-2006, before landing his first head coaching position at Antioch H.S. from 2006-2011. Coach Skinner is also a personal trainer at ICE helping players improve on their individual and team skills.

Brian Davis

Brian has over 20 years of experience in the youth sports industry as president of Joy Of The Game – Rising Stars Basketball Club in Deerfield, IL. Brian coached and trained players on travel teams from Pre-K to college basketball players.

Rey Figueroa

Rey Figueroa

Coach Figueroa graduated from Waukegan High School, where he played soccer, baseball and football. He has since been coaching youth sports for over 25 years. Coach Figueroa coached the Lake County YMCA’s high school basketball team to a league championship in its first year of existence. Figueroa also taught general basketball skills in Waukegan as part of after school programs, youth baseball as well as football. Coach Figueroa has an unmatched championship pedigree as a basketball coach, which includes 4 AAU State Championships, a NY2LA GNBA Championship, a Lebron James Championship & 6 nationally ranked teams.

Stephen Gray

Stephen Gray

Coach Gray has been coaching youth sports of all varieties for over 13 years.  With experience ranging from tot classes to adult training sessions, coach Gray loves to help athletes of all shapes, ages and sizes reach their goals.

With over 6 years experience coaching with Play Hard Hoops under “Coach A” Coach Gray has a passion for basketball; specifically, defense, spacing the floor and player development. He prides himself on getting the best from every player on his team and creating memories that our young athletes can have with their teammates and families forever…and of course a passion to win. 

Coach Gray love’s competition and continues to play in competitive rec leagues and pick up basketball. In addition to basketball Stephen loves coaching and playing soccer, baseball, football, as well as hiking, mountain biking and spending time with family and friends. 

Todd Wolf

After competing as four year, three-sport, high school athlete in the Madison, WI area, where he twice received basketball High School All Conference honors, Todd attended St. Norbert College where he played in the NCAA Division III Midwest conference.

Prior to becoming an assistant coach with the Gurnee Demons under Coach Brian Davis, Todd acquired over 10 years of basketball coaching experience while coaching REC level basketball through both the Park District and Upward Basketball programs. He has coached competitive youth athletics across multiple sports for over 10 years (basketball, baseball, softball and soccer) and has attending several coaching clinics, including acquiring his state “E” coaching license in soccer.

Todd has also acquired his Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) coaching certificate in basketball and was the assistant coach on Coach Davis’s bench for a 2017 10U National Championship win in Clarksville, TN, with the Illinois Central Elite AAU program.