Coaches

Chad Ostermann

    Head Coach    Email Chad Ostermann

HIGH SCHOOL:  Maple River High School 1993

COLLEGE:
Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall, MN) – B.S. Physical Education 1997
Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) – M.S. Health and Human Performance 2000

EMPLOYMENT:
2011-Present    Owner/Agent, M&M Insurance Agency, LLC
2005-2011        Agent, Farmers Insurance Group
2004-2005        Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Missouri State University-West Plains (West Plains, MO)
1999-2004        Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Colby Community College (Colby, KS)
1998-1999        Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)

COACHING EXPERIENCE:
2008-Present    Head Coach, Maple River High School
2005-2006        Volunteer Assistant Coach, Maple River High School
2004-2005        Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Missouri State University-West Plains (West Plains, MO)
1999-2004        Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Colby Community College (Colby, KS)
1998-1999        Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD) Other Positions Held: Travel Team Basketball Coach, Junior High Baseball Coach, Youth Football Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
1989-1993        Maple River High School
1993 State Champions
-1993 Minnesota Basketball News Class A Player of the Year
-All State (1992,1993)
-Academic All State (1993)

1993-1997        Southwest Minnesota State University
-All Conference Honorable Mention (1996-97)

FAMILY:
Married to the former Joy Anderson and reside in Mankato with their two dogs: Molly (a pug) and Ben (a chocolate lab).

Head JV Coach/ Assistant Varsity Coach:  Eric Ward
Email Eric Ward
High School:
Maple River High School 2000

College:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
South Central College, Mankato- AAS Degree in Sales/Marketing

Employment:
2001-Present  Manager, Ward Farms

Coaching Experience:
2003-Present  Maple River Boys Basketball
9th year at Varsity Level

Playing Experience:  1998-2000  Maple River High School
1999 All-Conference
2000 All Conference

Family:
Married to the former Sarah Thompson and reside in Mapleton with their children:
Madison 9 , Merrit 6, Jack 4

 

B-COACH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head B Squad Coach: Jeff Cole
Email Jeff Cole
High School:
Maple River High School  1996

College:
Riverland Community College  1998
Minnesota State University, Mankato  2001- B.S. Elementary Education

Employment:
Middle School Math and Social Studies Teacher, Maple River Schools
Coaching Experience:  16th year in Maple River Boys Basketball
Junior High, C Squad, and B squad

Playing Experience:
1994-1996 Maple River High School
1996-1998  Riverland Community College

Family:
Married to the former Amber Hanson and reside in Mapleton with their daughter Bria 9 and son Ryler 6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head C Squad Coach: Payton See

Email Payton See

High School:  Maple River High School 2014

College:  Winona State University/ Minnesota State University

Employment:  Ward Farms/ Maple River Schools

Coaching Experience:  1st Year

Playing Experience: 2011-2014 Maple River Varsity Basketball