Clark, Whatcom and Edmonds announce new head coaches
Several coaches have earned head coaching assignments around the league in recent weeks.
Katy Wilson - Edmonds Women's Basketball
Katy Wilson comes to Edmonds with a background as a standout collegiate athlete and with years of coaching experience at the high school and college levels.
Wilson has nine years of coaching experience. Notably, she worked as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at Portland Community College and most recently at Clackamas Community College.
She was also the head coach at Lakeridge High School, where she helped turn around a losing program. Wilson also coached basketball, volleyball and track at Jesuit High School.
Mark Dunn - Clark Volleyball
Mark Dunn comes to the Penguin Nation after serving as an assistant coach on Kip Yoshimura’s staff at Pacific University Oregon.
Dunn most recently served as a club coach with the Athena Volleyball Academy, led by former Pacific Head Coach Lena Chan, where he worked with an 18-year-old competitive squad.
Prior to his move to the Portland area, Dunn coached the 2010 season with the men’s volleyball club program at Sonoma State. He led the Seawolves to the National Collegiate Volleyball Foundation’s Division II national championship.
Mike Hickey - Clark Track & Field
Mike comes to the Penguin Nation after serving as the head cross country coach at nationally ranked Camas High School.
Hickey brings with him a wealth of coaching experience at Clackamas College, Portland State University, George Fox University and Camas High School, studying different areas of human behavior.
During his 15 years of coaching Hickey has coached two High School Junior All-Americans (Michael Devenport and Alexa Efraimson), 23 Junior College All Americans, eight All-Conference Big Sky Athletes, three NWAACC Championship Teams, two national Junior College event leaders (Andrew Dodge, 1500m and Paul Kezes ,5k), two WIAA State Championship Teams (2011/2012) and 11 first team WIAA All-State performers (eight at CHS; three at Colfax HS).
Angie Short - Whatcom Volleyball
Angie Short, who hails from Lynden, WA, rejoins Whatcom athletics to take the reins of the volleyball program.
Short previously was an assistant under former WCC head coach Nate Langstraat during the 2004-2008 seasons where their teams enjoyed a tremendous amount of success.
As a former All-American and team captain at the University of Washington (1995-1998), Short should prove to be an excellent example for young women who decide to compete at the collegiate level at Whatcom.