Lighthouse Christian High School
Conference: 1AD2 Sawtooth Conference
Classification: 1A D2
Head Coach: Tia Killoy
Years as Head Coach: 1st
Previous Experience: 3 years East Minico JR High, 1 year 8th grade at Robert Stuart JR High, 1 year as Varsity Assistant Canyon Ridge
Who do you have coming back this year?
Anna Pridey 11th guard, Mikayla Albers 12th forward, Jackie VanVliet 11th post, Brooklyn VanderStelt 12th post, Korbie Jenks 11th post.
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Parris Gomez 11th point guard
Photo By: Steve Conner - #23 Mikayla Albers
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Working as a team
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Watching these girls come together and having them realize that they are going to do great this season and turning dreams into beliefs.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Dietrich.Senior Night and defending state champs. I think it will be a great game.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Having heart and hustle and not getting down if we have an off night.
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
The 14 ft coaches box…. That’s going to be a challenge for me this season.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
Having love for the game. I have and always will love basketball. Coaching has always been a passion of mine so I’m just living out my childhood dreams.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
I love the atmosphere that the school creates and the community. This is my first year here and everyone has gone out of their way to make me feel at home. The group of girls are great, JV and Varsity, everyone is on board to build up the program.