Coach Young will be entering his 17th year coaching and fifth season as the girl’s head basketball coach at Horizon High School. In his first four seasons he has led the Huskies to a 70-38 record and received the honors of 2019/20 District Coach of the year, and 2018/19 Region and District Coach of the Year. Prior to Horizon, Coach Young led the Saguaro Sabercats to a 123-65 record and the school’s first ever girl’s basketball state championship. He received the honors of 2012/13 AZ Big Schools Coach of the Year, ABCA Division II Coach of the Year, 2011/12 Division II Section III Coach of the Year and All Northeast Valley Coach of the Year. Coach Young graduated from Kent St. University in Kent, OH and received his Master’s in Education from the University of Phoenix.
Coach Reggie enters his ninth year coaching with Coach Young as an assistant varsity basketball coach. He played three years of High School basketball in Baltimore, Md. and two years with the USAF traveling team in US and Overseas. Coach Johnson has 20 years coaching experience including youth club teams, Junior High School, Senior High School, and USAF men’s Base Teams, and is also an AAU, NFHS, and NCAA certified coach. Coach Johnson received his BA in Healthcare Management from Park College in Missouri.
Summer Wright will be entering her seventh season as an assistant varsity coach with Coach Young. Summer was born and raised in Oregon where she was a scholar athlete, participating in basketball, softball, tennis and soccer. She was a four-year starter, playing basketball at Linn-Benton Community College before accepting a scholarship to play at Division II Minot State University in North Dakota. Wright was Assistant Coach at Dakota State University in South Dakota, helping the team reach the Sweet 16 in 2008, and Hasting’s College in Nebraska where the team finished as national runner up 2009.
Coach K has coached at various levels of basketball for the past 17 years. Most notably she served as the Men’s assistant basketball coach at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Prior to that she spent eight years as head girls basketball coach at Paradise Valley High School where she and her coaching staff built the program up from one of the last place teams in the conference, to a state tournament berth. Coach K played college basketball at Pima Community College before transferring to NAU for a season where she also finished her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She earned a masters degree in Kinesiology from ASU as well as a master’s in education from NAU. Currently Coach K is a cofounder of ONE10 basketball camps and teaches chemistry at Paradise Valley High School.
Coach Ashleigh is entering her fourth season as the Head JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach. In her first three seasons Coach Ashleigh led the JV Team to a 38-16 record. Ashleigh graduated from Oregon City High School in Oregon City, Oregon where she played basketball and threw the javelin and discus. She was a part of the 2008-09 State Championship team for basketball. She then went on to do both sports at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon where they were back to back Conference Champions. Ashleigh furthered her education and athletic career at Vanguard University of Southern California for a year where she was a GSAC champion in both basketball and the discus. She then transferred the following year to California State University, East Bay where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Corporate management. Ashleigh also played basketball for them in 2015-16 being a part of the first ever CCAA Championship in school history as well as making the first ever school appearance at the NCAA DII Tournament!
Coach Amber is entering her first season as the Head Frosh/Soph Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach. Amber graduated from Scottsdale Saguaro High School playing 4 years under Coach Young and being part of the 2012/13 State Championship team as a Freshman. After high school, Amber continued her playing career at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ, where she took part in the inaugural women's basketball team. In her 4 years she helped the team to an 82-28 record and her final two seasons helped lead the team to the CalPac Championship. She was a two time Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete and named Champion of Character her Senior year. Amber graduated with a degree in Aviation Business Administration and Supply Chain Management.