Coach McIlvain is in his 14th season at Seven Lakes High School and his 17th overall. Prior to coming to Seven Lakes, McIlvain was the head tennis coach and taught special education for three years at Fort Bend Bush High School. Coach McIlvain attended Midland High School and played tennis at Southwest Missouri State before transferring to The University of Texas at Austin. Coach McIlvain received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing. McIlvain received his alternative certification from the University of St. Thomas. He is currently teaching American Government. In his free time, McIlvain enjoys playing golf and attending sporting events.
At Seven Lakes, Coach McIlvain has coached 5 District Team Champions, guided his team to 9 Regional appearances, 5 Regional Runner Ups, and the Regional Championship and 3rd place finish in state 2016. McIlvain has also overseen 27 individual District Champions, 51 Regional Qualifiers, and 11 State Qualifiers. McIlvain was awarded the 2015 Jo Lightsey Spring Branch Invitational Coach Award, the 2015-2016 Katy ISD Boys Sport Coach of the Year, and the Texas Tennis Coaches Association 6A State Coach of the Year for 2016.