Coaching Staff Head Coach Dan Froehlich (firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-209-0241) Coach Dan has been the Lakers' varsity head coach for eight 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. His Laker teams have won more games than any other those of any other coach in SW women's basketball history. 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 four straight summer USAB Coaching Academies). He is also the State High School Girls Basketball Association rep for Section 6AAAA. Dan also co-founded, and is currently a co-coaching director of, the MPLS Lakers Youth Basketball Association. Assistant Coach Aubrey Draves Coach Aubrey is in her fourth year on the staff. She had a stellar playing career at Andover High School and Waldorf College. Coach Aubrey is our head JV coach, 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 third year on our staff as varsity assistant. Coach Monica also is a great example for our many multi-sport athletes at SW Assistant Coach Amber Hunter, Coach Amber enters her second season as our B Squad coach. She works with special ed students at SW during the day (including helping the students run the coffee shop!) and is working on her teaching licensure at Metro State. Coach Amber played high school basketball in the city conference for the Roosevelt Teddies.