Andrew Vancil - Head Varsity Basketball Coach

Coach Vancil is a 2005 graduate of Beaverton High School where he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He enters his 5th year at the helm of the Beaverton Basketball program. In his first 4 seasons, Vancil compiled an overall record of 71-34 and a Metro League record of 47-13. In his 4 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 5th year as a Health and Physical Education teacher at Beaverton High School.

Sam Glasgow - Varsity Assistant

Coach Glasgow is excited to be joining the Beaverton High School staff. He is also looking forward to working with Coach Rier, with whom he previously coached with at Cleveland High School. While at Cleveland he served a variety of roles over four seasons, including being an assistant at the JV and Varsity levels, head coach of the freshman team, and coaching the JV and Varsity teams during summer league in addition to working with the youth program.

 

A 2007 graduate of Cleveland, Coach Glasgow was a three-year varsity letterman in basketball, earning all-league honors in his junior and senior seasons. After high school he went on to Division II St. Martin’s University in Lacey, WA on scholarship. Upon graduation he worked for the Portland Trail Blazers for four seasons in sales. He is currently in graduate school at Portland State University looking to become a teacher.

Craig Webster - Varsity Assistant

Bio updated shortly.

Rick Rier - Head JV Coach

Coach Rier has been teaching and coaching for thirty-seven years.  He has coached teams at Wilson, Franklin, Roosevelt, LaSalle Catholic Prep, and Benson High School.  For the last seven years he has acted as the Junior Varsity Coach at Cleveland High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from U of O and holds a master’s degree from PSU. He lives in Beaverton with his wife, Cyndy. Coach Rier recently retired from teaching Physical Education at Hayhurst School in southwest Portland, and he was excited to come to Beaverton High School and get a chance to coach with his son, Cameron, who played basketball for both Beaverton High and George Fox University. He has enjoyed tremendously his time at Beaverton and looks forward to another season with the players and staff.  His other passions, aside from coaching, are music and exercise.

 

Favorite Player: Hakeem Olajuwon

Favorite Quote: “Wow”

Tom Hawkins -- JV Assistant

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. Coach Hawkins has been a head coach for Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreational basketball League for five years. This will be his first year at the high school level and is excited to be part of the Beaverton tradition. Off the court, Tom works at Nike in Brand Marketing, stays active with basketball and bowling leagues, and enjoys getting outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

Mike Walden -- JV Assistant

Michael Walden has been coaching basketball in the Portland area for the past 9 years. In those years Coach Walden gained many experiences. These include starting and running youth programs, directing and coaching basketball camps, and skills training with youth to college level players. Coach Walden spent 5 years as a JV and a Varsity assistant at Cleveland High School and 2 years as the J.V. head coach. Additionally, for the past 5 years Coach Walden has been coaching a traveling tournament team that consists of players from all over northern Oregon. Some current and past Beaverton High School players have been part of this tournament program. He has had the pleasure of seeing many of his former players move on to successful college careers. Coach Walden is overly excited to be joining the Beaverton program this year!

Matt Hottmann - Head Freshman Coach

Matt Hottmann is in his 12th 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 (11) and daughter Avery Cate (9).

 

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ​–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patrick Burton - Freshman Assistant

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 4 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.

Bobby Ayers - Head JV2 Coach

Coach Ayers is a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School in Washington State where he lettered 2 years in basketball. Bobby went on to earn a B.S. in Business Administration-Marketing from the University of Montana focusing on Sports Marketing while spending 2 years working in the Grizzly Athletic Marketing Department. Since high school, Bobby continued to look for ways to stay connected to basketball as he went back to coach Freshman Summer Basketball and help with a AAU team, all within the Mount Vernon Bulldog program. Upon moving to the Portland area, an opportunity came up to be a part of tradition rich Beaverton Basketball. It was apparent very quickly that the sense of community and school pride means a lot at this school and Coach Ayers couldn't be more proud to coach at THE Beaverton High School. 


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