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March 18, 2013 at 10:14 AM

Tim Nelson resigns as Auburn Riverside girls hoop coach

Tim Nelson came out of retirement to take over the head girls basketball program at Auburn Riverside High School this past season.

It was a short stay.

Nelson, who previously coached at Enumclaw, has resigned.

Here is the complete press release from Doug Aubert, AR’s athletic director:

AUBURN, Wash. (March 18, 2013) – After a successful year Tim Nelson has decided to step down as Auburn Riverside’s head girls basketball coach.  The athletic department at Auburn Riverside will begin the search for a new coach immediately.

This year under Coach Nelson the Ravens finished tied for 2nd in the SPSL North, beat Kentwood in the tiebreaker and then beat SPSL South #2 Puyallup in the crossover game.  Coach Nelson was named the SPSL North Division Coach of the Year.

Coach Nelson had this to say about his time at Auburn Riverside; “I leave with high regard for Auburn Riverside.  From the day I entered the building, I was eagerly welcomed by staff and administration offering to do all they could to help me settle in to my new role.  Moreover, I will always remember the respectful and spirited student body as a highlight of my time at AuburnRiversideHigh School.”

“Tim Nelson is a high character individual who has the ability to impart his love of the game to his athletes.  He will be missed by all of us who have had a chance to work with him,” ARHS Athletic Director Doug Aubert said.

The position open should formally open within the next week. Interested parties contact ARHS Athletic Director Doug Aubert.  Application packets can be found online at the AuburnSchool District website or picked up at the AuburnSchool District office.

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