Coach Nick Verhagen poses with his family during a celebration for his 200th win as varsity coach.
Nick Verhagen Boys Varsity Basketball coach recently passed a new milestone as the Boy's Varsity Head Coach. After 200 wins he stated, “I am fortunate to have been supported by hardworking assistant coaches [and] many talented student athletes who have committed themselves to our program the last ten years.”
Verhagen, who has now been the Boy's Varsity coach for 10 years, began coaching at Lutheran High School 15 years ago. He noted that it was Coach Todd Dekker who asked him to join his staff in 2006. He replied, [it is] "one of the best decisions I ever made and I am thankful to Coach Dekker for the opportunities I have had since joining the school and program."
Verhagen's son, Casey Verhagen, also reached a milestone by becoming the 3rd Crusader to reach 2000 points this season. Casey will be playing for Norther Michigan University next year.