Multiple Teams · Doughty Named New Head Girls Varsity Basketball Coach


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Apple Valley High School is proud to announce that Bryan Doughty has been named the Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Apple Valley High School. Doughty will lead the program following the resignation of Coach Jeremy Gordon. Gordon led the Apple Valley Program for eight years. The Eagles ended the 2016-17 season with an overall record of 21-5. The team will return 14 varsity players next season.
Doughty is a 1993 Anoka High School Graduate where he won the 1992 State Tournament Championship, and took second place in 1993. Bryan was a 1,000 point scorer and a finalist for Mr. Basketball. Doughty went on to play at UW-Stout and later St. John’s University in Collegeville, where he appeared in the NCAA Division III tournament. When his playing career was over, he stayed at St. John’s to coach the men’s JV team for two years. Most recently, Bryan was the boys varsity assistant at Stillwater High School, and before that spent seven years at White Bear Lake. Four of those years were as the varsity assistant on the girls basketball team, where they made two state tournament appearances in 2015 and 2016. In 2014 he was named assistant coach of the year for 4AAAA and coached in the Minnesota Girl’s High School All Star Game. Doughty was instrumental in the growth and development of youth players in the White Bear Lake Basketball Community.
Bryan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and is pursuing his Master’s degree in Special Education. Coach Doughty’s goals for the Girls Basketball team are to develop a strong work ethic, foster a love for the game of basketball, and to build lifelong memories.