New London boys’ basketball preview
Q&A with Coach Kurt Schommer
By Erik Buchinger
Number of years as head coach: Fourth season.
Returning varsity athletes: Brady Rogers (11), Garret Locy (11), Brennan Stroesenreuther (12), Myles Parker (12), Gabe Wohlt (10).
Team goals/expectations: We believe, as a program, that we have potential to win a conference championship at all three levels.
Team’s strengths: Several players with varsity experience that are going to take another step this year, shooting, versatility within our line-ups, depth, team chemistry, defending with tenacity.
Team’s weaknesses: Interior defense and rebounding are areas we are looking to improve on.
Biggest game/s on the schedule: All of our games are extremely important to the growth of our teams, but our most important game is our next game.
What would make for a successful season: For every player in my program to grow into a better person and better player. In turn, this will reflect on the scoreboards.
Why fans should be excited for this year’s team: We have a lot of guys that can really play basketball at a high level. We plan on getting up and down the court at a high pace as well.