McAlester Public Schools announced the hire of Mike Dooney to the boys basketball program after the move was approved at the monthly MPS Board of Education meeting.
Dooney graduated from Calera High School before earning his college degree at Southeastern Oklahoma State College. His first job out of college was in western Oklahoma at Navajo before returning to Bryan County as an assistant at Rock Creek.
He was an assistant with Southeastern’s women’s team before returning to high school coaching with Idabel. After several more stops that included Broken Arrow, Dooney made his return once more to Rock Creek where he has been the last few seasons.