Coeur d'Alene High School
Conference: 5A Inland Empire League
Head Coach: Kurt Lundblad
Years as Head Coach: 1st
Previous Experience: Head coach at Sandpoint HS 1999-2002
Record Last Year: 12-10
State Titles: 1928,1944,1945,1949,1963,1973,1998
Rolly Williams, Derek Edwards, Tony Carrico
Who do you have coming back this year?
(Ryan Walde G, JR, 6'3")
(Justin Carpenter F, SR, 6'3")
(Colby Daniels G, JR, 6'2")
(Austin Paulson G, SR, 5'9")
(Devon Kluss F, JR, 6'3")
(Tony Nacabato F, JR, 6'3")
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Ryan Walde - Honorable Mention All-IEL
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Michael Hicks C, JR, 6'6"
Photo By: Jason Duchow - #4 Ryan Walde
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Very athletic with kids who can play multiple positions.Focus on being efficient and unselfish.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
This is my first year.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
We are long and athletic. We should be able to pressure all over the floor. The focus is to compete and get after people.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Again, I am new here.
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
Hard - Smart - Together
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Great group of kids with lots of potential.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Probably Lake City - Cross town rival games are always fun.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Player harder, smarter and more together than our opponents.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
The interaction with the kids.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
Great school, great kids, great parents, great community