Meet the Coaches

Head Coach Scott Miller

     Coach Miller is entering his third season as the head coach of the Panther girls' basketball team. Before taking over the program, he spent eight seasons as a JV coach and varsity assistant to Rick Canton. Prior to his time with the Pine Island girls' staff, Coach Miller worked in boys basketball. He was a boys 8th grade coach (Pine Island) JV coach (Ellsworth, WI) and assistant coach with the Macalester College men's program for one season. In addition to coaching high school basketball, Coach Miller also works closely with an AAU program in Minnesota and has coached with that program in the spring and summer for seven years. Besides basketball, Coach Miller has also coached football (3 years), volleyball (8 years), softball (2 years) and track and field (5 years).

JV and Varsity Assistant Coach Andy Bromeling

     Coach Bromeling brings a great deal of experience to the Panther program. This will be his second season with the Panthers.  Before moving to the area, Coach Bromeling was in the Metro area, coaching at Farmington (1 year) Simley (4 years) and Burnsville (2 years). Coach Bromeling and his family moved in to the area last spring, and we are very excited to welcome him to the staff! He was active with both our summer camp and our summer season for JV and Varsity players. Outside of high school basketball, Coach Bromeling also coaches with an AAU basketball program and is usually coaching basketball from November through July.

C-Squad and Varsity Assistant Coach Joel Owen

Coach Owen is returning for another season with our program. This will be his third year working with the C-Squad and also helping out the JV and Varsity teams. Coach Owen is a Pine Island graduate who has spent eight years coaching boys and girls basketball at various levels. Coach Owen works with the JV and varsity teams during our summer season, and is very active in helping to keep the program running.

8th Grade Coach Cheryl Simpson

Coach Simpson is excited to be joining the Panther Basketball staff this winter as the 8th grade coach. She has coaching experience with the Hastings basketball program and has coached with our youth program the last two seasons.

7th Grade Coach Kelli Williams

This is Coach Williams' first year back with the Panther program. She has coaching experience with the Panther girls as well as with Zumbrota-Mazeppa. We are excited to welcome Coach Williams back to our team here!