Coach Jacobson is going into his third season with the Fargo Davies girls Basketball program. Last season the Lady Eagles won the EDC regular season and the EDC tournament championship. He comes to the program after a highly successful run at Fargo Shanley. Winning 3 State Class A Basketball Championships and 70 games in a row. He has coached high school basketball for 42 years with 6 total state championships and a multiple-time coach of the year winner also coached 2 years of college basketball.
He is married to Kim and has 4 grown children and 9 grandchildren.
Dennis Hutter is entering his 13th season as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Mayville State. Coach Hutter has been instrumental in turning the women’s basketball program around. The Comets have been a model of consistency during Coach Hutter’s twelve year leadership. During Coach Hutter’s first twelve seasons, the Comets have finished with a winning record in eight of those twelve seasons. During the past six seasons, the Comets have compiled an overall record of 111-54, for a winning percentage of .676, and they also have advanced to the National Tournament twice, advancing to the “Sweet Sixteen” in 2014. The Comets also have won a conference championship and a conference tournament championship during that six year period. Prior to coming to Mayville State, Coach Hutter was the assistant coach at NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN. Prior to that, he was the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Centennial High School in Blaine, MN. Coach Hutter lives in Mayville, ND with his wife Missy and their four children: Ali (18), Brianna (15), Jake (13) and Cole (8).
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Coach Porter starts year number two with the Davies Girls Basketball staff. Prior to joining the Eagles he was an assistant coach at Concordia Moorhead for six years. The men qualified for the MIAC tournament 4 of the 6 years and finished second in the league in 2013. He has coached 23 years of college basketball and 11 years of high school basketball.
He is married to Terri J. and has 3 grown children and 2 grandsons, along with a step-son.
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Nick Kollross will be entering his 3rd season as an assistant coach for the VCSU women’s basketball program in 2016-2018. In the last two seasons the Lady Vikings have set a school record for wins 24-9 and 25-5 in both season the Lady Vikings went to the National tournament.
Prior to arriving at VCSU, Kollross served as an assistant coach on the Fargo Shanley girls basketball team for the past 10 years. While at Shanley, the Deacons won a state record 70 games in a row. Shanley won three straight North Dakota Class A State Championships from 2014-2016 and was runner-up in 2011.
Kollross currently resides in Moorhead, Minn., with his wife Jackie and children Chad (11), Chloe (7), and Coltin (6).
Joe Snowden is originally from St. Paul, Mn. He was a 1997 Minnesota Mr. Basketball Finalist and played 4 years of college basketball. He developed a passion for coaching that led him to Minnesota where he started his coaching career. Joe just finished his 5th year as assistant for the Kindred Vikings girls' basketball team. The Vikings reached the North Dakota State Tournament 3 of those 5 years. He has 15 years of coaching experience that He is entering his 5th summer with NDPRO. Joe and his wife Heather live in Fargo, ND and are raising 3 children; Gunnar (10), Gretchen (8), and Benji (5).
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Laurie Sieben is a native of Saint Thomas, ND and is in her 18th year as Head Coach of the Grafton Spoilers girls basketball and has 25 years of overall basketball experience at the Junior Varsity, JH and Elementary Levels as well. In 2012 Grafton basketball earned themselves a State Championship; she was also named 2012 NDHSAA Coach of the Year that season. Coach Sieben played two years of College Ball while attending Concordia College of Moorhead, before getting her start in her coaching career. Coach Sieben is a 1996 graduate of Concordia College of Moorhead, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health education. She also received her Masters of Education from UND in Special Education in 1998. Laurie is in her 22nd year of teaching; she is currently an Elementary Physical Education teacher for the Grafton School District. Coach Sieben truly continues to enjoy the game of basketball, being an advocate for the game and connecting with the athletes on the hardwood. Laurie and her husband Brian reside in Grafton along with their 16 year old twin daughters Cassie and Carlee.