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Varsity Head Coach: Bart Brandenburg

Bart Brandenburg, Head Coach

RHS welcomes coach Brandenburg back for his eleventh year as the head varsity coach. Bart spent his youth actively engaged in the sport of basketball as the son of U. of Montana, U. of Wyoming and San Diego State basketball head coach, Jim Brandenburg. Bart was a three-year varsity starter at Torrey Pines High School, where he was first team Palomar League his senior season. After high school, Bart attended San Diego State University on a full scholarship where he played NCAA Division I basketball and spent summers assisting with college and high school basketball camps.

Coach Brandenburg is a 1998 graduate of the UW. During his college years, he continued to be an active member of the community contributing his time and experience to Seattle youth in various capacities including, basketball coach, league director, and creator of the AAU Boy's Basketball program, "WAKE". After college Bart has continued coaching various youth groups including Garfield High School women's basketball team and local WAKE teams. In his first year at RHS, Bart led the Roughriders to a 14-1 season in the Kingco league and a 20-5 overall record and the team's first trip to the State Championships in 18 years! He led 2008-09 RHS Varsity team to the State Tournament and was awarded Kingco 4A Coach of the Year 2008-2009.

Assistant Head Coach: Ben Pawlak

Ben Pawlak, Asst. Coach

This is Coach Ben's third year at Roosevelt High School. He attended King's High School in Shoreline, WA. He was an All-League and All-State selection as the team captain of his 2003 team that placed 4th in state and a starter on the 2002 state championship team. He then played at Cascade College in Portland, OR, where he was team captain during his Junior and Senior seasons. He finished in the Cascade Collegiate Conference Top Ten in scoring, free throw percentage, minutes played and also led the league in three point scoring. He was named CCC player of the week Jan. 12-18 in 2009.

Assistant Varsity Coach: Max Rose

Max Rose, Asst. Coach

Coach Rose is a 1996 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He played for the 1996 3A Metro Champion basketball and tennis teams. He currently is teaching Physical Science and AP Physics at Roosevelt. This year he also coached the Roosevelt boys (11-0, Metro Champions) and girls (10-1) golf team. After RHS, Max Rose went on to graduate from the University of Washington, and receive his Masters in Teaching from Seattle University. Max student taught at Inglemoor High School and was an assistant coach for their 2005 KingCo championship team that finished 5th at state. Coach Rose spent 8 years at Redmond High school as a science teacher and coach for the boys’ basketball and girls’ golf teams. While an assistant and head JV coach, Redmond finished 8th in state in 2007 and 5th in state in 2009. He is very excited to again be a part of the Roosevelt basketball program and looks forward to a great year working with the varsity team.

JV Coach: Shane Flora

Shane Flora, JV Coach

Coach Flora is entering his first year as a basketball coach at Roosevelt and is thrilled to be a part of such a strong basketball program. Coach Flora played basketball at Beyer High School in California where he was a part of 2 Varsity playoff teams and comes from a basketball family where both his grandfather and uncle have been basketball coaches. Last year Coach Flora founded The Anchor Project, a nonprofit organization that mentors young men through craftsmanship and community service. He is excited to blend his love for the game of basketball and his passion for mentoring and empowering young men this season!

JVC Coach: Colin Noteboom

Colin Notebloom, JVC Coach

Coach Noteboom is a 2010 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He played four years under coach Brandenburg and was integral part of 2009 RHS team that reached the 4A state basketball tournament. Coach Noteboom graduated from the University of Washington in June of 2014 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Resource Management. During his time at UW, Noteboom assisted with the UW Women’s basketball team acting as the captain of the practice team. While at Roosevelt, coach Noteboom also participated in Varsity Baseball, Jazz Band and Symphonic Orchestra.