An Iowa high school music teacher is hoping to hit the right notes as coach of the boys’ basketball team.
The DES MOINES REGISTER has the story of Michelle Brock, band director for Paton-Churdan High School (enrollment: 41) , and leader of the boys’ varsity squad. And if that’s not enough, she also takes time to sing the national anthem before games.
This is Brock’s first season at the helm, only a year removed from graduating from Buena Vista University. So far, Paton-Churdan is 3-8 - which doesn’t sound encouraging, until you learn that the Rockets have already matched their win total from last year.
How do the students and locals feel about a young woman in charge of a boys’ team?