Hays High has announced the hiring of Kyle Porter as the next girls basketball coach. Porter has been the head coach of Royal Valley High School the past two seasons. The Panthers won the 3A state crown this past season and finished with a 21-5 record. The team was 3A runner-up in 2018 and finished 17-8. Porter was a four year assistant before taking over the program.
A Holton native, Porter played baseball at Kansas City Kansas Community College and a year at Washburn University where he earned his degree. He will teach both Physical Education and Social Studies at Hays High.
In the below interview Porter talks about the “Gold Habits” his program will establish, returning Hays High players that already have caught his attention, and the style of play he would like to operate.
Coach Kyle Porter
The position at Hays High School opened when first year coach Alex Hutchins was announced as the new boys coach for the Indians.
Porter will move to Hays with his wife Crista (Bechard) who played basketball for two seasons at Fort Hays State University and a daughter.