Mike is the highly respected head basketball coach at Seattle’s infamous Rainier Beach High School, a national basketball powerhouse he built during his 26 year tenure. Coach Bethea is known for player development and instilling high character in his players on and off the court. Under his tenure, he holds the record for 8 state championships and is consistently ranked as one of the top teams in the country.
Mike has developed many All-State athletes and helped over 175 African American players obtain athletic scholarships; more than all high school basketball programs combined in the state of Washington. His basketball players have had tremendous success as he has produced several NBA players and countless D1 collegiate scholarship athletes.
His knowledge and relationships around the globe have been instrumental in assembling the team at CounterPointe Sports Group. Mike received his BA degree in Business Management.