Coach’s Corner: Coach Boese


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- Angus Oglesby, Sports Writer

Introducing Coaches Corner, a recurring feature that allows students a chance to get to know a little bit about the coaches of Norman North.

I had the opportunity to sit down with Assistant Basketball Coach, Chad Boese, to learn more about his past and his coaching career.

Q: How long have you been coaching?

A:  I’ve been coaching since 2005, there was probably a break of two years in that where I was not a boys basketball coach, so 14 years since 05. Coached College Basketball for 3 years then came to North and coached for 5 or 6 years and then took a year or two off. Then I did track and cross country.

Q: Where did you go to high school?

A: Enid High School

Angus Oglesby interviews Coach Boese for the first installment of Coach’s Corner. (| S. Oglesby)

Q: Why did you start coaching and stay coaching?

A: Love of the game

Q: What’s your greatest accomplishment as a coach?

A: Hearing from old athletes about current life, turning kids into good hardworking people. 

Q: What’s your most memorable moment as a coach?

A: Seeing Zack [Tucker] beat the defending state champ for the 400 meters, afterward he had to be carried to the trainer because of the blisters on his feet.