Coach Vancil is a 2005 graduate of Beaverton High School where he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He enters his 7th year at the helm of the Beaverton Basketball program. In his first 6 seasons, Vancil compiled an overall record of 99-57 and a Metro League record of 55-23. In his 6 seasons at BHS, Vancil has won 2 Metro League titles, Metro League Coach of the Year, and has led the Beavers to the OSAA playoffs every season. Vancil enters his 8th year as a Health and Physical Education teacher at Beaverton High School.
Matt Hottmann is in his 13th year on the Beaverton Basketball staff, having served in a variety of roles. After captaining the Linfield College tennis team for three years and helping coach the Wildcats for two more, he returned to where he grew up and accepted a teaching position at Beaverton High School. Now entering his 15th year as the head boys’ tennis coach and as an English/Social Studies teacher, Matt is excited to continue to invest in the Beaverton community. He is often seen supporting BHS programs with his die-hard Tennessee Volunteer wife, Caroline, and their two kids, son Brady (14) and daughter Avery Cate (12).
Deangelo graduated from BHS in 2010. He was a 3 year varsity letter winner, a two time First Team All-Metro selection, an Honorable Mention All-State selection, and led the Metro League in scoring his junior year. He attended and played basketball at Western Oregon University. Deangelo will be a varsity assistant for the Beavers as soon as we get going.
Coach Sweatman is a 2017 BHS graduate where he played 3 years of varsity basketball. Jamie is currently working and will be attending school to get his degree in education. He will be working with the wings this year and focusing on getting them to play great defense. After making the all time charges taken list, winning the Metro League twice, and making it to the semi finals with Coach Vancil, he is eager to help out and give back to the Beaverton Basketball community in any way he can. Go Beavs!
Head JV Coach
Coach Rier has been teaching and coaching for 40 years. He has coached teams throughout the P.I.L. at the Freshman, J.V. and Varsity levels. For the past four years, he has acted as the Freshman and J.V. coach at Beaverton High School. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from University of Oregon and holds a Master’s degree from Portland State University. He lives in Beaverton with his wife, Cyndy, and is a retired teacher of Physical Education in the Portland School District. Coach Rier enjoys his time at Beaverton High School tremendously, both as a coach and substitute teacher, and he looks forward to another season with the players and staff.
Head Freshman Coach
Coach Drew Halvorson is excited to be the Freshman Boys Basketball coach at Beaverton High School. Halvorson previously coached at Aloha and West Albany High School. As a student at West Albany, Drew earned varsity letters in basketball and as the quarterback of the football team. After high school Halvorson earned his Bachelor's and Master of Science Degrees in Kinesiology from Oregon State University. A longtime athlete and coach, Drew has worked with basketball and football teams at Oregon State, coached youth and high school sports teams, and previously worked for the Albany Boys and Girls Club in the Athletic Department as an associate athletic director. Drew is currently a Physical Education teacher in the Beaverton School District.
Freshman Assistant Coach
Coach Patrick Burton has made Basketball a priority in his life for over 16 years. He began playing for the Beaverton Metro program in 6th grade, progressed to the varsity level, and carried his passion for the game over to the coaching in 2007. His coaching career began in Eugene, OR, coaching for the South Eugene Youth Development Program. After 3 years of serving the Eugene community and earning his degree in Finance from the Lundquist College of Business, he returned to the place where he truly learned to love basketball, Beaverton. In the last 6 years, Pat has excelled as a coach and mentor. He has been an asset to the Beaverton Metro program, and his passion for the game is evident. He leads with integrity, excitement, and with the mantra “Never throw in the towel, use it to wipe the sweat off your face,” to guide him, he inspires his players to do their best and leave it all out on the floor.
Head JV2 Coach
Coach Hawkins is from Beaverton, OR and graduated from Westside Christian High School in 2003 where he was a four- sport athlete including four-year letterman in soccer and a two-year letterman in basketball as a point guard. He played soccer at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ for two years and finished his college at Oregon State University. His passion for basketball led him back to coaching and has actively been coaching for the past 6 years. Last year he assisted coach Rier at Beaverton on the JV team, and this year will take on the head coaching role for JV2. Tom is excited to carry on the Beaverton basketball tradition and be a part of the entire Beaverton community.