Spirit Lake Hires New Girls Basketball Coach
We could not be more excited to announce that Todd Rogers will be taking over the reigns of our girls basketball program. Todd has extensive experience coaching girls basketball and is a proven winner. He has a cumulative coaching record of 376-134. The number of accolades and honors he has received are endless. He began his coaching career as an assistant boys coach at New Hampton High School prior to becoming the head girls basketball coach at Seymour High School in 1994. He became the head girls basketball coach at Mediapolis High School in 1997. He was the head coach at Mediapolis for twenty years where he truly built a dynasty. In his twenty year run as the Mediapolis head coach, he led the Bullettes to 11 Conference Championships and two state semi-final appearances. During his time at Mediapolis he had seven twenty win seasons, was conference coach of the year honors eight times and was district coach of the year three times. He has coached numerous all-star games and served the IGCA as the district and state representative for seven years. Not only has he had success as a high school coach, but he has tremendous success on the AAU front as well. He was the head coach and director of the Girls Iowa Barnstormers from 2010-2018. He has coached 13 players who have gone on to play collegiately. Nine of these athletes play/played at the Division I level. One of these outstanding players is his daughter Mackenzie Rogers who currently plays for Western Illinois University.
Todd stated, "I am very excited for this great opportunity. We are looking forward to moving to such a beautiful area of the state. I can't wait to meet the players and get started."