Yates Honored By IBCA
March 14, 2019
South O'Brien head boys Basketball coach Kiley Yates joined co-head coaches Scott Ruden and Justin Ruden of Remsen St. Mary's in being named Coaches of the Year in Class 1A Substate 1. Yates has earned the title "Coach of the Year" for at a substate appearance in 2015-16 season. He was also named Coach of the Year at the state tournament level in 2016. The selections come from the other coaches in the tournament division. Yates says, "I have great kids to work with. They are all great kids."
On February 4, 2019, Kiley Yates earned his 300th career win as a boys' high school varsity Basketball coach. He earned 89 of those wins at Center, North Dakota and 8 at Underwood, IA. He is the winningest South O'Brien Boys Basketball coach in South O'Brien history with 208 wins and is the 4th head coach in the 29 years of South O'Brien history.
Yates is looking forward to what the next 20 years of coaching has in store.