Coach Greg Bolding Jr.

Varsity Head Coach


   Greg Bolding is in his first year as the girls’ head basketball coach at Columbine High school. Coach Bolding comes to Columbine from Golden High School where he led the Demons to a 21-4 record, their first League Championship in 10 years and an appearance to the Elite 8.       
    Coach Bolding began his career in 2005 at his Alma Mater, Mitchell High School, as the girls’ C squad coach. After two years he took a break from coaching to work in the sports industry. In 2009, he started Bold Sports Events where he managed some of the world’s top professional athletes. In 2011, upon returning to Colorado he was hired as an assistant girls’ basketball coach at Mullen High School where he spent four seasons. In 2012 Coach Bolding teamed up with a retired NBA player to start one of Colorado’s top basketball club programs. In the off-season Greg enjoys instructing the development of young basketball players from all over the rocky mountain region.

 

Coach Jen Anderson

J.V. & Varsity Assistant

    

    Coach Jen Anderson enters her first season at Columbine High school as the Junior Varsity coach. She has 13+ years of experience coaching girls high school basketball. Last year she served at the Junior Varsity coach at Golden High School.  Prior to coaching at Golden she spent seven seasons as the Head Coach at Northridge High School in Greeley, CO (2008-2015). She was also the Varsity Assistant at Northridge from 2006-2008. Prior to Northridge, Jen was the Varsity Assistant at Thompson Valley High School in Loveland, CO (2003-2006).

    Coach Anderson also has experience in club basketball with both the Rocky Mountain Fever and the Premier Basketball Club. She assisted at Northern Colorado's Women's Basketball individual camps for 5 summers. She also spent a summer helping with the Fruita High School girls basketball program. Coach Anderson has a busy 2 1/2 year old daughter that enjoys coming along at times with her to the gym.


Coach Bill Gilbert

Varsity Assistant

    This is Coach Gilbert’s first year as Varsity Assistant at Columbine High School.  Coach Gilbert has 19 years of youth coaching experience coaching both basketball and soccer.  Prior to joining the staff at Columbine, Coach Gilbert served as a varsity assistant for Girls Basketball at Golden and Mullen High School.  Coach Gilbert also spent time coaching for Green Mountain High School’s Gold Crown program.  In addition to Basketball, Coach Gilbert has 11 years’ experience coaching high school aged competitive Girls soccer for Colorado Rush Soccer club.

    Bill and his wife, Cherie, have 3 children.  Brittany, their oldest daughter is the 3rd grade teacher at St. Bernadette Catholic School in Lakewood and a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha.  Andrew just graduated last year from the University of Denver and loves basketball.  Quincey, their youngest Daughter is still an undergraduate at Santa Clara University in California.  Quincey played basketball at Mullen for Coach Bolding.


Coach Mike Artis

Level 3 & Varsity Assistant

 
    
    Coach Artis is a native of Mobile, Alabama and a graduate from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School. After his high school career he began to coach at First Baptist Tillman’s Corner Church. He coached there for two years where they won two state championships in a row. After the success with his program, Coach Artis was presented a head coaching opportunity with Nike-Sponsored team, Alabama Challenge. After his first summer with Alabama Challenge, his 14U team was ranked third in the country. After that successful summer Coach Artis joined the St. Luke’s High School (Mobile, AL) program as the Varsity Assistant Coach and head middle school coach. After three years, a state finial four appearance and three straight regional championships he decided to expand his career and move to Denver, Colorado. He quickly picked up coaching the 7th/8th grade girls and boys team at Creighton Middle School. After the one season at CMS and reaching the middle school championship with both teams he was offered a position as varsity assistance and level three head coach at Columbine High School. This is Coach Artis’s first year with the Columbine Rebels and he is very excited to be a part of this program and the community.