Nampa High School
Conference: 4A Southern Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Tim Dranginis
Years as Head Coach: 2
Previous Experience: NOTUS HIGH SCHOOL 18 YEARS
Record Last Year: 9-13
TYLER JEANS, TREVOR MORRIS, TY THOMAS
Who do you have coming back this year?
CIRO GAONA 5’8” JUNIOR G
TYLER HAMLIN 6’2” SENIOR FORWARD
THOMAS PANNIER 6’2” SENIOR FORWARD
JONNY KOENIG 6’2” SENIOR GUARD
BLAINE ROBERTS 6’2” JUNIOR GUARD
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
CARLOS SIGUENZA - LEADING SCORER SECOND TEAM ALL CONFERENCE
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
COOPER WILCOX 5’8” SOPHMORE GUARD;
JD SCHUTT 6’0” JUNIOR GUARD
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
WE WANT TO FASTBREAK AND PLAY A FAST TEMPO AND SPREAD THE FLOOR.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
SHOOTING A BETTER PERCENTAGE IN ALL AREAS OF SHOOTING AND TAKING CARE OF THE BALL AND MAKING BETTER DECISIONS.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
QUICKNESS AND MULTIPLE DEFENSES
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
DOING A BETTER JOB REBOUNDING AND BOXING OUT AND NOT GETTING OUT OF POSITION AND CREATING POOR FOULS
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
MAKE THE STATE PLAYOFFS
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
WE HAVE A GROUP OF PLAYERS THAT HAVE BEEN IN OUR SYSTEM FOR A YEAR NOW AND ARE VERY COACHABLE.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
SKYVIEW AND COLUMBIA. THEY ARE OUR CROSS TOWN RIVIALS.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
HOW WELL OUR BENCH CAN DEVELOP TO HELP THE STARTING GROUP OUT SO THEY CAN PLAY MAJOR MINUTES AS WELL.
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
I WOULD LIKE TO SEE A SHOT CLOCK. THE GAME CAN BE VERY SLOW AT TIMES AND WOULD MAKE IT MORE EXCITING.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
I LIKE TEENAGE KIDS, TEACHING, BASKETBALL , AND BEING COMPETITIVE.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
WE HAVE GOOD KIDS WILLING TO LEARN, GREAT ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORTIVE PARENTS.