Don Kuiper – Coach

Platte High School Class of 1958

 – Northwestern College

Teaching – Haywarden, IA; Onawa, IA; Elementary Physical Education Worthington 34 years

Coach – Head Girls Basketball 24 years; Assistant Football 34 years; Assistant Track 11 years; Golf 15 years; Tennis 3 years

Coaching Honors – Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame ‘96; State AAA Girls Basketball Coach of the Year ‘99; Northwestern College Alumni Coach of the Year ‘88; Northwestern College Parents of the Year ‘88; Southwest Conference Champions (Girls Basketball – 13 years, Girls Golf, and Boys Golf -4 years); Coached in three State Basketball tournaments

Don and his wife, Julie, have 3 children: Brian, Dawn, and Marc.  Don is retired but continues to substitute teach, coach football, and paint. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 2001.

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