Dietrich High School
Conference: 1AD2 Sawtooth Conference
Classification: 1A D2
Head Coach: Acey Shaw
Years as Head Coach: 8
Previous Experience: Varsity boys assistant , Varsity girls assistant, jv boys coach, jv girls coach
Record Last Year: 26-1
State Titles: State 1999, 2011, 2012, 2013
Who do you have coming back this year?
Jacey Shaw (Guard, Jr, 5’8”)
Alex Berthleson (Forward, Sr, 5’ 9”)
Addie Robertson (Forward, Jr, 5’4”)
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Jacey Shaw- All State 1st Team 2013 - KMVT Player of the week as a Sophmore.
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Charlie Bingham (guard-Scoring ability)
Kendra Mc Connell (forward-Defense)
Cheyenne Hubert (post - inside game)
Timberly Flick (forward- Hustle)
Sidnie Larson (forward- rebounding)
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Katee Hubert- Soph, Forward/Center, 5’ 9” ;
Nicki Larson- Soph, Forward, 5’4”
Photo By: Steve Conner - #13 Jacey Shaw
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Jacey is our outside strength along with Addie, Nicki, Mesa. Inside we have Alex, Katee, Lizzy, Caitlyn, which are all great threats inside. As a team we have a great work ethic.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
More inside play.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Keep the other team from scoring more than us.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
W2W = WORK 2 WIN
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
How well they work together, and all are very coachable.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
It’s a tossup between Richfield, Carey, & Buhl. Richfield & Carey because they are our rival and they always give us a good game. Buhl because they are a bigger school and good competition.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Developing the younger players.
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
Shot Clock. Speeds up the game.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
See the girls succeed. Sports offers so much of what life is all about.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
The kids are good to coach, and we a good fan base.