The St. Anthony Lady Bulldogs got their new coach Monday in Aaron Rios.
Rios will replace Bart Wiedman who went 22-11 in his final season with the Lady Bulldogs, finishing his career with a .587 winning percentage.
According to the press release, Rios has experience coaching in Burlington, Iowa and is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan University, where he played basketball and received a degree in Business Administration Management.
"I want to thank Principal Fearday, Athletic Director Kevin Palmer, Father Chuck and the entire SAHS administration for this outstanding opportunity," Rios said per the press release. "I feel we have a great group of Student Athletes that are coming back for the up and coming season. I can't wait to get started in the spring and summer. It is truly an honor to be part of Bulldog Nation."
Palmer also issued a statement in the press release.
"I look forward to working with Coach Rios in his new role at SAHS and his building on what Bart Wiedman has successfully done over his tenure here. In addition, I wish Bart all the best and will always admire the knowledge of the game of basketball and what he accomplished in his tenure as Girls Head Basketball coach. Coach Rios comes to St. Anthony with both playing and coaching success, as well as vision for player development and teaching the game."