high school coaches
Mike is the head coach of the Varsity Basketball team, oversees the high school and youth programs, and helps to organize the Wasatch Back Basketball League. An alumnus of the University of Utah, he played with the 1998 Final Four Utes as a 1stTeam Academic All-American, while studying biology and physics. Mike went on to play 10 years in the NBA, highlighted by winning a championship with the 2006 Miami Heat. After retiring from basketball in 2008, he began a new career as educator and coach, teaching physics and coaching basketball at Park City High School. He now continues to pursue his passion for learning, competition, and helping kids by growing the high school and youth basketball programs here in Park City.
The Park City Basketball programs strive to teach more than just the game. Mike’s goal is to instill in his teams a growth mindset, strong work ethic, leadership skills, and an appreciation for our environment and community.
Mike and his wife Shannon (another U of U alumnus and former gymnast) are raising two boys and enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, camping, hiking, biking and skiing (as well as music), when not in the gym.
Coach Lange has been coaching basketball at the high school level for 18 years. He has coached various AAU, super league, club and high school teams over that time period from Florida to Utah. Before coaching Cory was a student athlete at Utah Valley State College and at the University of Utah. This year Coach Lange will be a varsity assistant coach for Coach Doleac.
Paul grew up in Utah and graduated from Brighton High School. He received his Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing from the University of Utah and Master’s Degree in History Education from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska. He has coached at both the high school and college levels and enjoys helping kids learn the game of basketball. He is excited to help Park City basketball and the sophomores this season.
Gabe is from Huntington Beach, CA. Has coached and refereed basketball for both youth rec. and travel teams for the past 10 years. In his free time plays basketball, ice hockey, & skis. He enjoys coaching and mentoring above all else, and is also the youth pastor at Park City Community Church and is a part time ski instructor for Vail at PC Mountain in the winter.