• Varsity Head Coach Walter Hanson is a 2004 graduate of Rapid River High School. After playing one year of basketball at UW-Marinette, he later graduated from Northern Michigan University with a teaching degree in Social Studies Secondary Education and with a minor in Physcial Education. After an 11-month deployment to Afghanistan with the Michigan Army National Guard, he returned to complete his student teaching at Ishpeming High School. He has since earned a Master's Degree in History and Government from Ashland University. 
    Walter has been employed by Engadine Consolidated Schools since 2013-14. Since then, he has been the coach of the Boy's Varsity at Engadine. He has also coached Football and Track and Field. He implemented and coached the first basketball program at Crossroads Christian Academy in Marquette. He was also involved as an assistant coach for Ishpeming Football State Championship team in 2012.
    He is excited to continue his coaching career at Engadine and to continually build the program. 
    Walter and his wife Sarah reside in Trout Lake and are expecting their first child this year. 
    March, 2019
Last Modified on March 20, 2019