Cole Valley Christian High School
Conference: 2A Western Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Pete Potloff
Years as Head Coach: 1st
Previous Experience: 12; 9 year varsity head coach at Salem Academy High School in Salem, Oregon
Record Last Year: 19-7
State Titles: 2002 (1A) , 2004 (1A), 2012 (2A)
Mike Kingery, Rick Rutledge
Who do you have coming back this year?
Josh Jardine – (SG – Senior – 6’0”)
Josh DeWitt – (PG – Senior – 5’9”)
Jordan Plott – (SG – Senior – 6’0”)
Logan Gochnour – (SG – Senior – 6’0”)
Wyatt Nichols – (SF – Senior – 6’4”)
Austin Greenleaf – (PF – Senior – 6’3”)
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
WIC POY Trevor Thomas - SG, Nathan Jones – PF, Riley Weidmeier – PG: Will miss their experience
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Quick and Aggressive, will look to attack the basket. We will rely on the experience and of our six returners.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Offensive rebounding , free throw attempts
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Communication, defensive rebounding, steal to turnover ratio
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
Poured Our – Right Here. Right Now.
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Opportunity to coach at Cole Valley and competing in the WIC/District 3
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Both games vs. Nampa Christian
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Consistent Poise and Effort from our Seniors
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
Shot clock: prevents stalling and prepares college bound athletes.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
Opportunity to disciple young men through the game of basketball
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
Great student athletes, great student body, great administration.