Longtime Cuba City boys basketball coach Jerry Petitgoue has been named the High School Coach of the Year by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. Petitgoue guided the Cubans to the SWAL title and went a perfect 25-0 on season advancing to D-4 sectional final before their season was abruptly ended. Petitgoue now has 921 career wins in 51 coaching seasons.
UW-Platteville head men’s basketball coach Jeff Gard has been tabbed the NCAA Division Two and Three Men’s Coach of the Year by the WBCA
Gard, the WIAC Coach of the Year, led the Pioneers to the conference regular-season title for the 21st time in program history. UW-Platteville also made its third straight NCAA appearance – and 13th overall.
Gard’s brother Greg Gard head coach at Wisconsin received the coaching honor in Division One.