Wheaton hires hoops coach

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Lash coming from Gainsville to be coach, AD

Wheaton High School has announced Seth Lash as its new head boys basketball coach beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.


Lash will also serve as the 7-12 physical education/health teacher and athletic director.

He will be a sixth-year teacher and currently the assistant boys basketball coach at Gainesville High School in Gainesville. He has also taught and coached at Bakersfield High School for two school years.

Lash has built an impressive resume over the last few years and received great mentorship by some notable and successful coaches. At Gainesville, he coached under Morris Jenkins, who has accumulated over 400 career wins and multiple district titles in Missouri.

He also coached under Isaac Middlebrooks who has won three state titles in four years in Arkansas.

Lash is a graduate of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield. He received his Bachelor’s in Education in K-12 PE at Arkansas State University and is currently working toward his Master’s in Educational Leadership at Arkansas State.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to work at the Wheaton school district this coming school year,” Lash said. “I come from a town of similar size and know how supportive they can be for their sports’ teams. I am eager to get to meet the players, fellow staff members, and community. Go Bulldogs!”

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