Wilder High School
Conference: 1AD2 Long Pin Conference
Classification: 1A D2
Head Coach: jon conner
Years as Head Coach: 8
Previous Experience: 3 yrs in New Mexico
Record Last Year: 18-4
Who do you have coming back this year?
aj castellanos, Jorge arredondo-5’11 sr gd Isaac lopez 5’10 sr gd
Any Returning Players with Honors?
aj castellanos-1st team all league
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
kass rivera, casey Dillon, Jaime miramontes, jesus zavala
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
chris Jimenez, Fernando lemus, cristian morales-3 juniors
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
rebounding, transition offense
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
overall team defense of younger players transitioning to varisty
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Development of kids transitioning to varsity basketball. Genuinely enjoy this group of kids
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Notus, rival whom we have great respect for
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Development of players as leaders
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
I love the game, I love working w/ young people and seeing them develop as players and young men
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
? I have outstanding kids. They are selfless, hard-working and play w/ great passion. We have great support from the school and community as well. I am truly honored to be the coach @ WHS