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Coach Deacon spent last year as a Graduate assistant at Northwestern State University. Before that he spent three seasons as a head coach at Baker High School in Mobile, Alabama.
For two years, Deacon led his alma mater’s boys basketball team to a combined 40-23 record, back-to-back area championships and consecutive regional playoff appearances. A year before taking over the Baker boys team, Coach Deacon was the girls coach at Baker. He turned the Hornets from a 3-21 team into a regional playoff participant.
Coach Deacon played two seasons at the University of Mobile, helping the Rams finish 17th nationally before completing his undergraduate degree in secondary education at the University of South Alabama.