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  • Head Coach Jeremy Vandenboer

    Coach Vandenboer
    Head Coach
    Jeremy Vandenboer

    Jeremy Vandenboer begins his second season as the head coach of the Saints. In his first season, Coach Vandenboer led the Saints back to the NWAC Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament.

    Coach Vandenboer joined the Mt. Hood men's and women's basketball staff in the fall of 2016, bringing 15 years of coaching experience to the Saints. In 2015-2016, Vandenboer was a men's assistant at Corban University, and helped lead them to a playoff berth in the highly competitive NAIA Cascade Conference. Vandenboer coached boys high school basketball in Washington from 2013-2015, leading the program to its first ever state appearance. From 2004-2013 he coached high school boys' basketball, girls' basketball, and volleyball in Montana. On top of coaching, he served as an athletic director and physical education teacher for 11 years.

    In addition to high school coaching, he was the head coach of an AAU Team from 2012-13, helping send players to compete at all levels of collegiate basketball. Moreover, he has been an individual skills development coach for seven years.

    Vandenboer graduated from Walla Walla University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education and a minor in History. He then received his MAT in Educational Leadership in 2010 from Walla Walla University.

    In his free time, he enjoys reading, going on hikes, traveling to the coast, watching movies, playing with his dogs, and playing board games. He lives with his wife Genevieve and two dogs in Happy Valley.

    Assistant Coach Dave Brown

    Assistant Coach Adam Child

    Adam Child
    Assistant Coach Adam Child  

    Adam Child is entering his third year at Mt Hood Community College. Coach Child will be serving as the assistant women’s basketball coach the second year after serving as a volunteer assistant with the men’s and women’s basketball programs during the 2016-17 season.

    Coach Child’s basketball path started in 2003, when he had the opportunity to be a walk-on player and a student assistant at the University of Utah. During his three years at the University of Utah, the Utes won three conference championships and made it to the NCAA Tournament three straight years, including a trip to the Sweet Sixteen.

    While at the University of Utah, Child had the opportunity to work with Rick Majerus, Ray Giacoletti, and Jim Boylen. As a student assistant, Child developed his game analysis skills by teaching the scout team opposing plays and assisting with breaking down game and scouting reports.

    In 2006, Coach Child began serving as the student assistant for the Washington State University Women’s Basketball team. At WSU, Adam continued to help with scouting opponents, recruiting players, running drills and filming.

    After WSU, Coach Child moved to Los Angeles where he was very active in the basketball world; coaching high school basketball, working various college summer camps, coaching AUU teams and conducing training sessions with boys and girls of all ages. Coach Child also had the opportunity to work with former NBA player, Kenny “The Jet” Smith’s Aim High AAU program. Aim High is a non-profit organization for young men and women that teaches the game of basketball and how to be successful in life. Coach Child continues to assist with this organization during the summer months.

    Coach Child has learned a lot from some of the games best coaches and players from all levels. Coach Child is enthusiastic about developing the basketball knowledge of his players by sharing the knowledge that he has been given to him. Coach Child believes his experience can be beneficial to our players.

    Assistant Coach Dale Marie Cumberbatch

    Assistant Coach Birdie Wermy

    Manager, Daniel McWilliams

    Daniel McWilliams is entering his 18th season managing the Mt. Hood Community College Men's Basketball team. Daniel is a current MHCC student who prior to MHCC was the manager for the Centennial High School Men's Basketball and Baseball team.

    During Daniel's years at MHCC, he has been a part of several Southern Region championship teams, made numerous trips to the NWAC basketball tournament and worked with several student athletes who have continued their careers at the four-year level. Daniel also has been a manager for the women's softball team and was a part of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 NWAC Championship teams.

    Daniel is the epitome of a Mt. Hood Saint. He takes great pride in his role as a manager for all the teams that he represents. When you think of Mt. Hood Basketball, Daniel is a part of it. He has been a constant for the program for the 16 seasons he has participated. Daniel is MHCC.