OSHKOSH– A former Oshkosh West standout is returning to lead the Wildcats’ kids basketball group.
Dan Weisse, that starred for the Wildcats in the late 1990s, was revealed as the college’s boys basketball trainer in a news release Wednesday morning.
” I am very delighted to get back to my hometown with my family members,” Weisse stated in the launch. “Oshkosh West has actually always been a special area to me. I had excellent educators, fantastic colleagues and fantastic memories here. I also had the privilege to play for Coach Steve Randall, and also it will certainly be an honor to coach on the flooring that has his name on it.”
Weisse changes Mike Johnson, who stepped down as Wildcats head train previously this month after compiling a 61-107 record in 7 seasons. Johnson is currently an assistant instructor with the Neenah kids basketball program.
According to journalism release, Weisse’s consultation is pending approval as well as will certainly be consisted of on the program of the Nov. 9 Oshkosh Location School Area Board of Education conference.
” His return to speaks for itself and also we are excited to not only bring on somebody of his caliber but to have among our really own graduates return to our program to impact present as well as future Wildcats,” Oshkosh West sports director Brad Jodarski claimed. “Dan is concentrated on bringing a winning philosophy with a championship society to our young boys basketball program. His student-centered method and also dedication to building connections will certainly be an asset to our whole school area.”
Weisse is a 1999 Oshkosh West graduate as well as is in the college’s hall of fame. He dipped into UW-Milwaukee under Bo Ryan and was Ryan’s first hire at UWM. He additionally bet existing University of Wisconsin head train Greg Gard while at UWM, along with for Bruce Pearl.
Under Pearl, UWM progressed to the NCAA Tournament in the 2002-03 period where the 12th-seeded Panthers fell to fifth-seeded Notre Dame 70-69 in a first-round video game.
Weisse’s coaching return to consists of jobs as an aide basketball train at Milwaukee Rufus King, in addition to a college aide at Minnesota State-Moorhead. He was also the director of basketball procedures at North Dakota State College.
Most just recently he was the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, where he compiled a 66-152 document in eight seasons.
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