Head Coach: Bill Brandsma
Coach Bill Brandsma graduated from Harding University in Arkansas. During college, he participated in intercollegiate golf and was the Intramural Athlete of the Year his senior year. He firmly believes that God wired him to be a coach because of his passion for influencing the lives of teenagers and has a strong love for the game of basketball.
Bill is entering his third season as LuHi’s Head Boys Basketball Coach, after spending 13 years as an assistant basketball coach at Chaparral High School in Parker. His wife Tarrah and three children, Teagan,
Total Years Coaching: 19
Years as Head Coach: 6
2019-2020 Season Success:
Head Coach: Josh Schneider
Coach Josh Schneider graduated from New Mexico Highlands University, where he played baseball. After graduation, he began his coaching career at Kiowa High School.
He has served as the varsity girls' basketball and varsity baseball coach at Kiowa High School. His success included being named Coach of Year and reaching the State Final Four in 2010 with the girls' basketball program. After stepping away from his role at Kiowa High School, he became the Assistant Girls Basketball Coach and the Assistant Baseball Coach at LuHi.
Coach Schneider loves the personal relationships that coaching brings. He loves building athletes' playing skills, teams with winning records, and Christian character in his players.
He and his wife Tammi are 5th generation cattle ranchers in Kiowa. They have 3 children, Brody, Brindelyn, and Berkley - all proud LuHi supporters.
Total Years Coaching: 20
Years as Head Coach: 17
Head Coach: Patrick Stiles
Coach Patrick Stiles started wrestling when he was 5 and never looked back. While he was in the Army, he participated in regional and national wrestling competitions. Then, he went on to wrestle at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. During college, he began coaching high school and middle school teams. He's been coaching ever since.
Now, he is excited to build the LuHi Wrestling Program from the ground up. Building a strong, positive culture is his goal. “It’s not just about the sport, but also the life lessons you can learn from the sport. I want to see kids get excited about coming out for wrestling because of the bonds that form and not just want to be the best wrestler in the state.” He looks forward to teaching student athletes the value of hard work and putting in the extra effort.
Total Years Coaching: 11
Years as Head Coach: 1
“LuHi is awesome! A perfect balance of Christ-centered environment, strong academics, and dominating sports teams.” - Cole Williams, Class of 2018