Altoona High School Openings....

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Altoona High School Openings....

Postby SFB14 » May 22nd, 2019, 4:26 pm

Reliable word is that both Coaches Doug West and Miriam College resigned from their positions at Altoona Area High School today. It'll be fascinating to see where they go for replacements for these jobs. Former AAHS star Kristi (Little) Kaack is the Head Coach right across town at BG. This would seem to be a logical place to start (although there are coaches on the AAHS staff who might have interest in the job). As for the boys job, could they possibly lure Drenning away from BG to take arguably the premiere job in Blair County? It's going to be a fascinating couple weeks until these positions are filled.



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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 22nd, 2019, 5:02 pm

Altoona Boys Basketball is the premier job in Blair County? Yikes. 

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby SFB14 » May 22nd, 2019, 7:52 pm

Based on the size of the school, the history of the program, and the number of former players this program has put in to major college/NBA, I don't think it's much of an argument that Altoona is the premier program in Blair County. While that might not be much to brag about in the current era of high school basketball, I don't think it can be debated. 

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby EaglealumsGhost » May 22nd, 2019, 7:57 pm

I’m sure they’ll line up to work with (P)Riccio

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 22nd, 2019, 8:07 pm

I'd agree it is historically a great program. I don't know if it's a great job anymore. A good one? Sure, but there's a lot working against it IMO.

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby lgb87cape » May 23rd, 2019, 10:35 am

Another clown show. Stay tuned.. :o)

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby Wrangler » May 24th, 2019, 6:42 am

Don’t be surprised if the new boys coach comes from the south in Bedford County?

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby Lionjacket » May 24th, 2019, 9:09 am

Wrangler wrote:Don’t be surprised if the new boys coach comes from the south in Bedford County?

From where? Bedford or Everett?

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Re: Altoona High School Openings....

Postby theprophet » May 30th, 2019, 1:01 pm

I heard the leading candidates for the job are:

 

Jarrett Clauseman

Brent Gewert

Xavier Thomas


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