Posts Tagged ‘coaches’

Steve Hilborn can sniff out the other team’s game plan. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Coaching is an art, and the men and women leading Coupeville High School spring sports programs are painting masterpieces.

Baseball, softball, and girls’ tennis are all in the mix for league titles, while track and field has big numbers and bigger talent.

As we work our way through the regular season and heads towards the postseason, a look at some of those coaches in their natural habitat.

Wolf softball coaches, buffeted by the prairie wind, dream about a covered stadium.

The brain trust behind the successful CHS track squad, which has its deepest roster in years.

Ken Stange has coached for two decades, and he’s got wisdom for Hayley Fiedler and Vivian Farris. “Hit the ball where they ain’t!”

Morgan Payne ponders getting a shave, or flashes a sign. It’s the trickery of baseball.

Kevin McGranahan points out where he wants his players to go. “Home! I want you to score!!”

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Birthday boy Bobby Carr leads off a collection of CHS coach pics. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Nine out of 11 ain’t bad.

We’re kicking off a new week with a photographic look at Coupeville High School coaches, though we’re missing two.

That’s because I already used soccer guru Kyle Nelson’s pic earlier this season.

And, for whatever reason, I’ve never seen head shots for this year’s Wolf cross country squad, which rules out trail queen Paige Spangler.

At least for now.

But the other nine coaches, covering volleyball, cheer, football, and boys soccer, are here, and awaiting — in alphabetic order — your perusal.

Brett Casey

Tara Crouch

Ashley Menges

Jennifer Morrell

Bennett Richter

Alex Turner

Cory Whitmore

Robert Wood

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You can honor Coupeville coaches such as soccer guru Kyle Nelson. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Give them a pat on the back.

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association and the U.S. Army are teaming up to recognize and reward outstanding coaches in the state.

The honors are tied to National Coaches Day, which is Oct. 6.

Both head coaches and assistant coaches are eligible, and the first step is for the public to nominate these men and women.

Nominations are accepted through Sept. 30.

Coaches honored should possess some of these core values:

Selfless Service
Personal Courage


To nominate a coach, pop over to:


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Elizabeth Bitting leads off a look at CHS spring sports coaches. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

They are the guiding lights.

As spring sports play out, the men and women who have stepped up to be coaches at Coupeville High School are at the forefront of things.

In the pics above and below, a look at some of the often-unsung superstars who keep Wolf sports humming along.

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Brad Sherman wants to see your bright, shining face every Saturday. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Be part of building a strong basketball future for Central Whidbey.

The Coupeville Youth Basketball Association has had a high turnout of players, but now needs more coaches to keep things going.

The time commitment would be one practice per week, plus one game on Saturdays, and you’ll be working with players in K-5.

Prior coaching experience is not required.

“If you’ve never coached before and don’t consider yourself a basketball wizard… that’s OK!,” said Morgan White.

“We will be providing plenty of support, guidance, and direction to help along the way.”

For info or questions, contact the CYBA at coupeville.youth.basketball@gmail.com.

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