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Head Coach Russ Damhoff 


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.