Coaching Staff Head Coach Dan Froehlich Coach Dan has been the the Lakers' varsity head coach for five years, and was an assistant for two seasons prior to that. He has coached basketball and other sports at various levels for over 35 seasons. Dan was selected by his coaching peers as 2014 Section 6AAAA Coach of the Year and the Minneapolis City Conference Coach of the Year in both 2015 and 2016. He coaches a MN Suns girls AAU team in the spring/summer. Coach Dan is very active in coach associations and coaching education. He is a USA Basketball Gold Certified Coach (having attended three straight summer USAB Coaching Academies. He is also the State High School Girls Basketball Association rep for Section 6AAAA. Assistant Coach Jennifer Phillips Coach Jennifer has coached our B Squad for three seasons. After her hall of fame playing career at the University of St. Thomas, she has coached at several levels, including running a skills program for young kids and coaching traveling basketball at King Park.
Assistant Coach Aubrey Draves Coach Aubrey is in her third year on the staff. She had stellar playing career at Andover High School and Waldorf College. Coach Aubrey coaches our JV, and assists with the varsity, as well as working individually with many of our post players.
Assistant Coach Monica Weltzien Coach Monica was a three sport athlete at Winona Cotter High School and a multi-sport athlete and UW Eau Claire. She is in her second year on our staff as varsity assistant. Coach Monica also is on the SW Soccer coaching staff, and is a great example for our many multi-sport athletes at SW.