He coached with and discovered from a number of the most outstanding names in Northern Nevada basketball, now Shane Foster is going to step apart and luxuriate in high school athletics as an outsider.

Foster resigned because the Reno Excessive women basketball coach last week. He gained two state titles with the Huskies, and is fast to add he also lost twice in state finals.

Foster was going to retire as a instructor this yr, having put 30 years in. But he was undecided about continuing to teach. 

“I made a decision it as the proper time for me to step apart and luxuriate in high school sports around right here and let anyone else take over,” Foster stated. 

He stated one think about his determination was that his brother lately retired from the Washoe County Sheriff’s workplace, and is now busier than ever in retirement.

Foster attended Reno Excessive and graduated from there in 1982. He began teaching there with Wint King, and in addition coached at Hug with Brian Voyles, Charles Walker, John Franklin and Aubrey McCreary.

Foster stated McCreary was an enormous affect on his life.

He stated McCreary taught him that you’ll want to be enthusiastic about what you’re doing, no matter what it’s.

“He is one in every of my mentors,” Foster stated of McCreary. “His passion drove me to be who I was. I am unsure I’ve lived as much as who he is. I pushed myself to be nearly as good as I might be. He was an enormous a part of who I used to be at Reno.”

Foster was the women basketball coach at Reno for the previous 14 seasons. The Huskies went 19-eight general last season and lost to Spanish Springs in the Regional championship, then lost to Desert Oasis at state.

Foster took over at Reno from Craig Campbell, who resurrected the Reno women basketball program within the early Nineteen Nineties. Campbell is now coaching at Clovis West in Fresno, Calif.

“It’s been an excellent time,” Foster stated of his coaching career. “I’m so completely happy to have been the coach (at Reno) for a long time.”

His wife, Kim, and daughter additionally went to Reno Excessive.

“I really like the varsity and I really like the time I’ve been there,” Foster stated. “We gained a bit of bit. We lost somewhat bit, but within the grand scheme of things it was an ideal experience.”

Foster stated he has no plans for the fast future, after the varsity yr ends in June. 

“I”m going to step again and see where life takes me,” he stated. “I’m very content with where I am, and what I’ve executed. I’m very thankful to Reno High for giving me the chance to teach there.”

He additionally credited his former assistant coach Yvette Harding (Dendary) for staying with him since he coached at Hug.

His coaching report at Reno is 346-seventy three.