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Get to Know Your Coaches-Tom Hoogester (Boys Track and Field)

1. Tell me a little about yourself? I was born and raised in West Bend. Graduated from West Bend East in 1999. My wife Melissa and I are classified as “high school sweethearts” even though we didn’t start dating until 1 month left in our senior year. We were married in 2005 and have a son named

Get to Know Your Coaches-Scott Hall (Soccer Coach)

1. Tell me a little about yourself? I grew up in the Chicago Suburbs. I got three soccer scholarship offers to play at Creighton, Bucknell, and Depaul. I ended up choosing Bucknell but then transferred closer to home and played soccer on scholarship at Lewis University near Chicago. While at Lewis I met my wife who went

Get to Know Your Coaches-Alex Kain

Get to Know Alex Kain. Alex oversees our strength program, coaches dive, and gymnastics. My name is Alex Kain and I am the owner of A1 Crossfit and we do Strength and Conditioning for East High School. A lot of people maybe don’t realize this, but I lived in New Zealand and Australia for about

Get to Know Your Coaches-Rob Sanborn (Girls Cross Country)

Tell me a little about yourself?  My name is Rob Sanborn. I was born and raised in Hazel Park, Michigan (a small inner ring suburb of Detroit). I graduated from Michigan State University with B.S. in Geology and then earned a M.S. in Geology from Northern Illinois University. Since college graduation, I have worked as

Get to Know Your Coaches-Jennifer Jennings (Volleyball Coach)

Tell me a little about yourself? I call Geneseo, New York my hometown. Growing up I played soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball in high school. Some cheerleading in grade school and junior high and swam for a JO swim club for six years. My father was a standardbred racehorse trainer and I grew up on a

Get to Know Your Coaches-Scott Mindel (Track and Field)

Today’s coach is Mr. Scott Mindel.  Scott has been with WBHS for over 25 years! 1. Tell me a little about yourself? I was born and raised in Neenah, Wisconsin and went to high school in Appleton.  I attended Carroll College where I was a two-sport athlete.  I have been teaching in West Bend for 27 years

Home Workout for Athletes Now Available

Our trainers at A1 Crossfit have designed the following workout specifically for our athletes to stay in shape while at home.   Monday 12M EMOM                             8m EMOM                      10m AMRAP 15 push ups                            30s Plank                          20 step ups 10 weighted squats                 15 sit ups                         16 mtn climbers 10 curls each arm Tuesday 10m ARMAP                            10m EMOM                      

Get to Know Your Coaches-Rick Smith (Assistant Track Coach)

Today’s featured coach is Coach Rick Smith.  Read all about Coach Smith below. Tell me a little about yourself? I started coaching in West Bend in 1974.  I was hired by the first Athletic Director the new West Bend High Schools had: Nellie Nelson.  I had two of Nellie’s kids in class.  He was a great