The search for a new head varsity basketball coach at Lewiston High School is over as the school board has approved the hiring of Corey Williams.
LHS Athletic Director Tim Sperber says after a lengthy search that produced dozens of applications and interviews, Williams, who spent the past 13 years at Churchill County High in Fallon, Nevada quickly became a top candidate to fill the vacancy left after Dave Cornelia stepped down.
LHS Athletic Director Tim Sperber comments
Williams, who grew up in Spokane and graduated from Eastern Washington University, says the decision to move to Lewiston was attractive from a family standpoint. Several relatives live in the Lewis-Clark Valley, and his parents are retired and live in Orofino.
New LHS Boys Basketball Coach Corey Williams comments
Last March the Bengal program won its first Idaho 5-A State title in decades.
Williams says he’s not concerned about expectations or feeling pressure coming in.
The Bengals lose ten seniors from the championship team, but return post Justin Podrabsky, a key part of Lewiston’s title run.