East Valley off-season boys basketball coaching scorecard
Originally published: Mar 18, 2013 - 12:00 am
With Todd Fazio resigning Monday after eight successful seasons at Desert Mountain to take the same position at Red Mountain (as expected and becomes officially March 26), it's time for a quick recap of the comings and goings in the sport involving East Valley schools. Here's the rundown (in case there's one you've missed) in alphabetical order by school:
Basha: John Burns resigns; former Gilbert High standout and Mesa Community College assistant Mike Grothaus is hired.
Campo Verde: Neil MacDonald replaced; former Maricopa and Skyline coach Michael Wirth is hired.
Chandler High: Mike Elllsworth resigns; former Apollo, Perrry and Arizona College Prep coach Mark Nold is hired.
Mountain Pointe: Aaron Windler resigns officially on Monday; applications to be accepted soon. Former Seton Catholic and Mountain Pointe junior varsity coach (2011-2012) Hosea Graham expected to get a hard look. Graham was hired and coached at Westwood in 2012-2013.
Red Mountain: Greg Sessions ousted; Todd Fazio officially becomes new coach March 26 when Mesa Public Schools Govermomg Board conveys its blessing.
Skyline: Michael Wirth resigns; replaced officially March 26 by Fountain Hills coach Matt Johnson when MPSGB conveys its blessing.
Tempe: Paul Long resigns; former Mesquite head coach and Mountain Pointe varsity assistant in 2012-2013 Tom Saltzstein is hired.