Nampa Christian High School
Conference: 2A Western Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Jim Jones
Years as Head Coach: 1
Previous Experience: 34 years total,18 varsity, 9 at the Jr. College level
Record Last Year: 9-14
Conference Record Last Year: 8-12
State Titles: 2 State Titles
Who do you have coming back this year?
Katie Rhodes Post, Sr. 6', Megan Castledine Sr. Guard 5'4,Kelsey Castledine Soph. Guard 5'8, Janessa Bartlow Jr. Guard 5'7, Victoria Skaug Jr. 5'7 Forward, Lace Mather 5'3 Jr. Guard
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Megan Castledine and Katie Rhodes 2nd tean All-Conference. Kelsey Castledine Honorable Mention
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Lacie Kamper our 6' point guard. Great leader and led the team in assists, rebounding, and points scored.
Photo By: Patty Theurer - #32 Katie Rhodes
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
We hope to develop more balance offensively with all of our players . Our strengths will hopefully be inside scoring and we hope to develop more shooters.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
We would like to develop more variations defensively and to develop more team quickness.
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Having a full season with the team and the experience gained this summer.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Cole Valley and New Plymouth because they are two terrific teams.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
More team depth and more team balance.
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
Have a shot clock.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
It is basketball at its purest and the chance to compete for your school with other individuals who feel the same way.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
Great kids and a terrific facility and supportive parents.