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Tag: Hired

June
28th

Boys basketball: Mount Rainier hires Ken Bush as head coach

Ken Bush has been hired as the head boys basketball coach at Mount Rainier High. Bush has been an assistant with the Rams for four seasons and played at Seattle University from 1992-96.

“Ken’s basketball background along with his direct experience with the program should serve to ease the transition to a new head coach,” said Terri McMahan, Highline School District athletic director. “We believe he will build upon the foundation established by Bryan Johnson and continue to improve the program. Ken is a solid individual with a well-designed plan aimed at improving our student athletes both on and off

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June
27th

Football: Beamer hires Darren McKay as head football coach

Less than a week after Beamer High opened up a search for a football head coach, the hunt is over.

The Titans filled the vacancy with a big-name hire, choosing former Gig Harbor High coach Darren McKay.

“I’m excited and happy,” McKay said. “Unless something opened up late I expected to be teaching at Gig Harbor next year and taking the year off from coaching.”

McKay marveled at the speed of the interview process.

“It moved incredibly fast,” he said
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