Inglemoor High Select Basketball announces 2011-12 coaches
September 27, 2011 · 12:34 PM
The Inglemoor High Boys Basketball Feeder Program's Board of Directors recently announced their head coaching appointments for the 2011-12 basketball season.
9th Grade – Aaron Shurts
Coach Shurts won a state championship in 1999 while playing at Archbishop Moeller High School in Ohio. He played his college basketball for the legendary NBA star Cazzie Russell at Savannah College for Arts & Design (SCAD). He was named to the NCAA Coaches Academic Honor Roll during the 2002 2003 season.
Coach Shurts understands what it takes to achieve success at the high school level and knows how to prepare our players for that experience. This is Coach Shurts 3rd year with the program.
8th Grade – Lawrence James
Coach James started off coaching as head coach for the National Junior Basketball program 6th grade team. After a winning season James moved up to assistant for Riverside North High School. Upon his transfer to Washington State he began coaching the 7th grade team in Inglemoor Girls Feeder program. Last year he took over as head coach for the 7th Grade IBSB team. As a coach at various levels he enjoys developing young talent to its full potential.
7th Grade – Lorenzo Durant
Coach Durant played for Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. In 1999, Durant led the Metro league in scoring with a 24 points per game and was selected to the all-Metro & Emerald City All-Star teams. He played his college basketball at Edmonds Community College and Texas A&M International.
Coach Durant is a team motivator who knows basketball from personal experience. He is great with kids and is all about making each player better. His main focus on the court is DEFENSE and TEAMWORK.
6th Grade – Rich Klee
Coach Klee has coached in the Kenmore/Bothell area for years. He has coached Bothell High School Boys sophomores, Bothell High School girls varsity and Inglemoor High School boys JV. He is currently the Inglemoor High School sophomore team coach. He has also coached at the Junior High, NYBA and YMCA levels. This will be Coach Klee’s second year with the Inglemoor Select program. Coach Klee is a long time Bothell resident and teaches at Bothell High School.
5th Grade – Tom Shimek
Coach Shimek coached the ninth grade boys Inglemoor select team for many years and is the current Inglemoor High School JV coach after coaching the sophomore team last 3 years. He played high school basketball at Curtis High School in Tacoma and graduated from the UW in 1990. Coach Shimek is an asset that will develop players and team chemistry.