It’s A Family Affairjrobertson2021-04-13T04:09:10+00:00
Coach Darius Mimms has been named the Head Coach of the Warren Easton boys basketball team. Mimms, a graduate of St. Augustine High School, has been the head girls basketball coach at Easton since 2006. He played basketball for Southwest Junior College, LA Tech, and Southern University. During his tenure, he was a three-time state champion, winning the first championship for girls basketball in Orleans parish, and two-time state runner up. He was named Coach of the Year in 2015. One of his proudest moments was winning two state championships with his daughter Dene Mimms, during her freshmen and senior year.
Prior to coming to Easton, he served as assistant boys basketball coach at John McDonough for 2 years and the head girls coach for one. He later coached the boys at Eleanor McMain for 3 years, two as the assistant and one as the head. After Katrina he was an assistant coach for New Iberia for both boys and girls.
He has helped several students earn scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country, such as the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, Tulane, SUNO, Southern (Baptist Rouge), Delgado Community College, Trinity Valley and Mississippi Gulf Coast. He also serves as the head softball coach.
Coach Katie Sterling, a 2002 graduate and former player of Warren Easton has been named the head coach of Easton’s girls basketball team. Sterling is no stranger to the game of basketball as she played for Delgado Community College and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. She has been Mimms’ assistant coach for the past 13 years and was a part of creating a winning culture earning 3 state championships and 2 runner-up honors.
She has served as an assistant coach for the AAU boys team, New Orleans Future and EP Elite (girls). She is also a part of the football coaching staff as the equipment manager and is the assistant softball coach.
With Mimms, she has helped several students earn basketball scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country, such as the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, Tulane, SUNO, Southern (Baptist Rouge), Delgado Community College, Trinity Valley and Mississippi Gulf Coast. She also assisted in helping a softball player earn a scholarship to Crown College.
Sterling is a proud parent of one son, Amar’e. As the head coach, Sterling is hoping to continue the legacy of greatness that she experienced as a student-athlete of Easton and continue to help develop young ladies into great leaders to be exemplars in their communities.