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May 25, 2012 at 3:58 PM

Auburn Riverside hires Tim Nelson to coach girls basketball

Tim Nelson is the new head girls basketball coach at Auburn Riverisde. He enjoyed a successful career at Enumclaw before stepping down a few years ago.

Here is the press release:

AUBURN, Wash. (May 25, 2012) – The Auburn Riverside High School Athletic program is pleased to announce the selection of Tim Nelson as Head Girls Basketball Coach. Coach Nelson will replace Terry Johnson who has coached the Ravens for the past three years.

Coach Nelson had a successful tenure as the head girls’ basketball coach at Enumclaw high school where his teams qualified for state 6 out of 7 years, placing 2nd in 1998. During his time at Enumclaw Coach Nelson coached several players who went on to play college basketball.

Nelson takes over a program that has competed at the highest level over the past decade. The Ravens have won 3 state championships over the past six years. Recently, the Ravens have graduated a number of players who have gone on to play at the Division 1 collegiate level.

“Coach Nelson is an outstanding coach who brings a great deal to the table. His experience and success coaching girls’ basketball makes him a great addition to our coaching staff,” ARHS Athletic Director Doug Aubert said.

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