Coaching Staff

 Chris Gargaro Varsity Coach 651-210-1179
 Leif Thompson JV Coach/Varsity Assistant 612-501-3964
 Rick Duncan Varsity Assistant
 Tyler Stettler 9th Grade Coach/Varsity Assistant
 Mike Holmquist    
Director of Basketball Operations / Varsity Assistant

 Jeremy Klein
Volunteer Program Assistant651-592-3957
 Ryan Gargaro
 Volunteer Program Assistant 651-278-5870

Coach Purpose Statements
Chris Gargaro:
To be a positive role model and influence on the athletes that I coach, helping them to become the best person that they can be so that they can be counted on to contribute positively and with great influence to their peer group and society.

Lief Thompson:
My purpose as a coach is to build relationships with players, inspire a love for the game, and help guide players to become young men with integrity.  

Rick Duncan: 
To build trustful relationships with student athletes so I can be a positive role-model to every athlete, and mentor them through a positive experience in athletics and everyday life.

Tom Tengwall: 
I want players to know that they are valued irregardless of their skill level. I want players to see and experience the power of encouragement. I want players to learn to love the game and love playing it with their teammates.

New Wildcat Boys Basketball Coaching Staff Members

Please join me in welcoming two new additions to our coaching staff for the 2015-2016 season. 

Tyler Stettler has been hired as our new freshman coach.  Tyler is in his second year of teaching math at the high school.  He attended Dover-Eyota high school in southern Minnesota where he played basketball and ran track and attended UMD where he received his degree in teaching with a coaching minor.  Tyler also works in our track program where he coaches sprinters.  Tyler is very exited about the opportunity be art of our basketball staff and is looking forward to the start of the season.

 Mike Holmquist returns to our coaching staff after a one year absence in the capacity of Manager Of Basketball Operations.  Mike will oversee our newly developed programs for our youth and traveling players as well as serving as an assistant coach at the varsity and JV levels.  Mike continues to teach English at the high school as well as serving as a drivers ed instructor for the district.  He is extremely exited about being back in forest green and Vegas gold.