A graduate of Grimsley, Freddy Johnson played basketball at Greensboro College under Coach Milton Reece in 1974 and 1975 but always had his eye on coaching. Few high school coaches can match the success of Freddy Johnson of the Greensboro Day School. During his 33 years as boy’s basketball coach and athletics director, Johnson’s teams have won 802 games, 21 PACIS conference titles and appeared in 13 state championship games and won seven NCISAA State titles. Under Johnson’s leadership, Bengal teams have won nine Pizza Hut/Little Four Invitational tournament championships including a record four in a row from 2005-2008. In addition, Johnson has coached the AAU North Carolina Gaters, placing second in the 10-under national tournament in 1997 and fourth in the 12-under tournament in 1999. Johnson has coached in three All-Star games. Johnson was inducted into the Greensboro College Hall of Fame in 2009.