By Jake Clemens
Pilot writer 

Dino Brock reflects on 31-year career coaching high school girls basketball

 

January 11, 2024

Photo courtesy of Klas Stolpe

Petersburg girls head basketball coach Dino Brock high-fives a player during the 2023 Region V tournament at Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau.

Dino Brock has decided to resign as the head high school girls basketball coach in Petersburg, where he's coached for 29 years of his 31-year coaching career – the first two were in his hometown of Wrangell. When asked what led him to the decision to step away, he said, "Sometimes you just know it's the right time ... There've been stages I thought I was ready, but I wasn't."

Growing up in Wrangell, Brock figures he played basketball 300 days a year on the uncovered court outside the housing project where he lived. "That's not an exaggeration," he says with a direct look. "It didn't have...



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