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New head coach for Tiger Basketball

Posted Date: 08/10/2023

Hollister High School is proud to announce one of their own as the new head boys basketball coach. Mike Plante, the district transportation director and head coach for girls and boys golf, is ready to take to the court this year and lead the Tiger Basketball Program. 

"I am pleased to have Coach Plante lead our boys basketball team," states Hollister Athletic & Activities Director, Mike Johnson. "He has a wealth of experience and is a great fit for Hollister. Our student-athletes will thrive under the leadership of Coach Plante."

Plante has 13 years of experience coaching at the high school level and he is excited for the opportunity to step into this new role. "Hollister has a great group of young men that I am looking forward to working with as we continue to build our high school basketball program," Plante shares.

As Plante begins to set goals for the upcoming basketball season, adaptability and consistent improvement are at the top of his list. "We will work to prepare the team to adapt to different styles of play exhibited by different opponents and encourage flexibility in tactics and strategies to stay competitive in various game scenarios," Plante says. "Our coaching staff will ensure that the team is consistently improving both in practice and in games, evaluate progress regularly, and make adjustments to coaching strategies as needed."
The Tigers are set to open their season at home on November 17.