Prep Basketball: Rockford Lutheran basketball coaches honored

April 25, 2012

Joni Carlson

Staff Report

Rockford Lutheran High School girls’ basketball head coach Joni Carlson has been awarded the IBCA District Girls’ Class 1A/2A High School Co-Coach of the Year in District 10 for her accomplishments this past year.

Carlson was also selected as Co-Coach of the Year in 2010-11 and 2007-08.

Carlson led the Lady Crusader girls’ basketball program in the second year of undefeated conference play and completed her fourth-consecutive Big Northern Conference Championship with a 12-0 record.

This was the Crusaders girls’ fifth regional championship in the past six years. In 2011, Carlson was also recognized by WTVO as Class 1A/2A Coach-of-the-Year for her team’s accomplishments.

Tom Guse Co-Coach of the Year

Tom Guse has been awarded the “IBCA District Boys’ Class 1A/2A High School Co-Coach of the Year” in District 10 for his accomplishments this past year.

Guse completed his second year as head coach of the Crusaders with a third-place finish at the IHSA State Basketball Tournament in Peoria, Ill., and season record of 30-4.

From the April 25-May 1, 2012, issue

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