Montrell Dockery is the Founder and CEO of the "Montrell Dockery Foundation™." He was born and raised in Muskegon, Michigan. At a young age, Montrell found a passion for sports, that gave him an outlet from negative influences in the community he was raised in. Coming up through the Muskegon Heights Public School District, he was a three-sport student-athlete; participating in football, track, and basketball. Developing into a stellar athlete in high school, enabled him the priviledge to participate in football at the collegiate level.
He went on to Central State University (CSU-Wilberforce, OH) to play Defensive Back and major in Business Administration. Earing a starting spot at defensive back, four straight seasons and finishing with a solid playing career, was a great accomplishment for Dockery. However, football wasn't the highlight of his collegiate years. While at CSU, Montrell participated in numerous campus and off-campus events. Being awarded the scholar-athlete award, making the deans list, president of the hospitality club, intramural sports, and participating in student government are just a few accomplishments to name.
Graduating in the spring of 2010 with his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, he set his vision on coming back to his hometown to give back to the youth in his community. Upon returning to Muskegon, Montrell has worked as a substitute teacher in multiple school districts throughout Muskegon County. He has been the Senior Lead Mentor and Recreation Coordinator for Pathfinders of Muskegon, an afterschool and summer youth program, servicing inner-city kids ages 7-17. In addition, Dockery, has been a varisty football coach; making stops at Muskegon Heights (Alma Mater), and Muskegon Mona Shores.
After a 4-year stint of coaching at the high school level, Dockery decided to test his craft and passion of coaching in the college ranks. During the 2014 season, he was an assistant coach at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, where he coached the defensive backs. Following his lone season at Lindsey Wiilson, he accepted a postion to become the secondary coach at Adrian College, located in Adrian, MI. After a two-year stint with the Bulldogs, he was encouraged to come back closer to his home community and family. Currently, Dockery coaches at Muskegon High School in his hometown, Muskegon, MI. During his first season on staff, Dockery and the Big Reds went a perfect 14-0, capturing at State Championship in 2017. He's a Registered Athletic Administrator through the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association (MIAAA).
Dockery has 2 daughters, Jayda(11), and Joslynn(2) who both reside with him in Muskegon.