Rigby High School
Conference: 4A District 5-6 Conference
Head Coach: Clyde Nelson
Years as Head Coach: 1st year back
Previous Experience: I coached the Rigby girl's two years ago for three years. We were 55-20 those three years.
Spent the last two years at Sugar with the boys 48-14 then Rigby girl's. 12 years at Ricks College (men) 12 years at Viewmont High School (Utah)
Record Last Year: 24-4
State Titles: 0
Troy Shippen, Barry Jones, Monica Seward
Who do you have coming back this year?
Tori Anderson (Junior) 5'10" can play any of the 1-2-3 positions and can shoot the 3;
Eliza Shippen (Senior) 5'5" point guard;
Kaitlyn Hawkes (Senior) 5'10" post
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Miriah Harper 6'1" post Sr.;
Maddie Harper 6'1" post Jr.
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
We have a couple of good shooters, good point, good depth. We want to run!
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
We have good depth and good length. Should help us be a better defensive team
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
FIND A WAY
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
I like the team unity and togetherness and depth
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Century is the best team in our league. Skyline best team in the area. Madison is a big rivalry.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
DEFENSE and 50/50 balls
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
Shot clock just to catch up with modern times.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
The relationship that is developed with players and coaches