Skyhawk Men's Basketball Coaches
Head Coach Russ Damhoff
Head coach Russ Damhoff begins his 30th season as coach of the Skyhawks’ Men’s Basketball team. Last season the Skyhawks were disappointed with their 18-14 record overall. “We were a good defensive team and played hard but our offense let us down at times, especially in conference”.
This year’s challenge is the youth of the Skyhawk Roster with only one returning player form last season; “Our goals will not change. We can reach the goals that will make this season special; conference, region, and the opportunity to reach Nationals. We have been close the last couple of years, now we need to make it happen.”
A graduate of Prophetstown High School, coach Damhoff earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Physical Education (1995) from Northern Illinois University. He and his wife, Jackie, reside in the Dixon area where you will find them cycling and enjoying the outdoors.
Josh Glawe – Assistant men’s Basketball Coach
Josh Glawe starts his first year as Assistant Coach for the Skyhawks, but is not new to the area coaching scene. Coach Glawe has served as assistant basketball coach for Rock Falls High School and head coach at both West Carroll (women’s basketball) and Ashton Franklin Center High Schools (men’s basketball).