Director of Athletics
Coach Louis Mays is the Executive Director of Athletics and will be the Head Coach of the Top Flight Elite- Raleigh 11th Grade Team.
Coach "Lou" as the players and coaches call him, started His Career with TFE in 2017 after coaching for Upward Stars. He led his 2018 Team to a Florida State Championship for 16u. His 15u Team place 3rd that year in the YBOA National Championship. Coach Mays was a Assistant Coach for Durham Academy in Durham, NC.
He resides in Raleigh, NC with his lovely wife Stephanie, and Three children (Justin, Aria, Kaidence). Graduating from North Carolina Central University In 2007, with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration.
Mr. Mays Has always love sports and had a passion for kids. He wanted to provide a place in life, where the youth can have a constructive, organize place to still be able to show their talents and receive the spirit of God. Starting as the Athletic Director in 2008, For Victorious Praise Fellowship, Louis Mays began the having the vision of creating a place for the youth of today to perform up to the talents but remain In a Christian atmosphere.
Coach Mays Moved to Florida in 2010 and continued his passion of coaching kids both on and off the court as well as helping to guide their Christian walk. Coach Mays saw a vision for an organization that encompassed all things from sports , to school support and anything else needed to uplift our youth and forge a path for the next generation to be successful in all their lives pursuits.