DATE POSTED: July 5, 2017
Graham High School is very pleased to announce the hiring of two new Head Coaches for both Boys and Girls Basketball. Nathan Warner is the new head varsity boys’ basketball coach for the 2017-18 school year. Coach Warner comes to Graham from Northeastern High School where he coached the previous two seasons. At Northeastern, Warner took over a program that went 17-73 the previous three years and created a winning atmosphere, with a 25-23 in his two years with the Jets. Athletic Director Jay Lewis is excited for this hire. “We are very excited to have Coach Warner join our coaching staff. His attention to detail and work ethic along with his defensive game planning will be a great addition to our already talented group of players.”
Coach Warner brings playing experience. A standout at Madison Plains High School in London, Ohio, he also played in college at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. His coaching resume includes experience at Madison Plains before accepting the head varsity basketball coaching position at Northeastern High School. Coach Warner says, “I know the great reputation and tradition of excellence that the Graham's boy's program has had in the past and I look forward to building our "GrahamTOUGH" culture one day and one step at a time."
The Girls program is now in the hands of experienced coach and local resident Randy Tyler, the varsity Girls basketball coach. Coach Tyler returns home to his alma mater after building his coaching resume at Fairlawn High School as there head Girls basketball coach from 2012-2016.
Coach Tyler stated, “I'm enthusiastic to return home to Graham and I am looking forward to creating a competitive program. I am eager to begin building an exciting and fundamentally strong program at every level, from elementary up to varsity.” Fundamentals and hard work have been the cornerstone of his philosophy. “I am looking forward to seeing Coach Tyler’s enthusiasm and fundamental detail hard at work. He is eager to get started and challenge the players “, said Jay Lewis.