Melvin Sanders, a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Alumni of the Central Christian College Basketball program has returned this year to serve as an assistant coach under Tony Romero. A four year starter for the Tigers, Melvin was voted newcomer of the year his freshman year, and was a 3 time team captain. Also, during his senior year, he earned all MCAC honorable mention, NCCAA all region team, and led the Tigers in scoring his senior year.
Melvin is a 2005 graduate of Central and received his Bachelors Degree in Business Management. Upon graduation he worked in the Financial Services industry for both Financial Management and Private Wealth Management firms.
During the past two years Melvin has also had an opportunity to play Semi-Pro basketball for the Vancouver Volcanoes of the IBL.
Melvin's wife Karilyn is a native of McPherson, Kansas and they are both very excited to be back in the area and serving at Central Christian College. Regarding the opportunity to coach, Melvin finds it as a welcome change from the Financial Industry and is excited to be back on the court in a different capacity at Central.