Editor's Note: The following is an Academy of Holy Angels press release.
The (AHA) has named Danny Woods as its head girls basketball coach.
Woods, who also serves as Holy Angels’ dean of students and industrial technology education teacher, has 25 years of coaching experience including 18 previous years as head girls basketball coach (from 1992-2009), 25 years as football coach in several capacities, and 16 years as assistant golf coach.
Woods has been a member of the Holy Angels faculty since 1987.
Woods has logged 316 career wins as girls basketball coach; his teams have taken the Missota Conference title five times and finished second in the Class AAA state tournament in 2005. Woods was named Section Coach of the Year in 2006.
“Danny's 316 victories speak highly of his success as a head coach and his abilities as a tactician. Combining those strengths with the fundamentals development that his staff will bring to the program will provide a great basketball experience for our female athletes. We’re looking forward to seeing Holy Angels girls basketball play a prominent role in conference, section, and state level," said Activities Director Michael Kautzman.
Joining Woods’ staff will be AHA alumnus and teacher Brian Stock, along with two coaches who have Division I basketball experience. Katie DeWitt scored 1,600 points for Centennial High School, competed at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, as a Division I basketball scholarship athlete, and coached at Northern State in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Katie recently started working at AHA as the Assistant to the Activities Director. Kristin Wiener ’03 is an AHA alum who also scored more than 1,000 points in her high school career. She played at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb for four years and has professional basketball experience, having played in Spain and Portugal.