(By Geno Ludwig/Chewelah Independent)
Mike McMillin new head coach of Cougar boys basketball team…
If enthusiasm is a preferred ingredient for a high school head basketball coach, Chewelah is going to get a double-dose of it when Mike McMillin takes the helm of the Cougar hoops program this winter.
“I love these boys,” McMillin said. “They are all great kids. I have worked with them now for four years, and they are a great group of guys, and I believe they are hungry to win.”
Some Cougar fans might be thinking: ‘What’s a NAPA car parts store owner doing coaching a high school basketball team?”
“I’m a late bloomer,” McMillin laughed. “I never thought I’d have the patience for this. However, after five years of helping with the program, I came to the realization that I really like coaching.” More