June 21, 2019
Milwaukie High School Community,
We have exciting news to share with you regarding coaching hires that have been recently made within Milwaukie Athletics. Please help me in congratulating the following coaches on their new positions. Stay tuned to milwaukieathletics.com for athletic updates like this and much more.
Becca Rice was named Head Coach for our Cheer Program. Coach Becca cheered in high school and has remained connected to the Cheer community for several years. We are excited for her to begin and share her passion for Cheer with our school. Coach Becca serves the Milwaukie High School community in the main office as Assistant Secretary.
Carol York was named as Head Coach for our Volleyball Program. Coach York competed at a high level and has an extensive coaching background in the area. Coach enjoys connecting with her high school athletes and better preparing them for their futures. Coach York teaches Science at Rock Creek Middle School.
Laura Lockwood was named Head Coach for our Junior Varsity Volleyball Team. Coach Lockwood is a recent transplant coming to us from Texas. Laura has always lived an active lifestyle and found much success with athletics, more specifically playing soccer at the collegiate level. Laura was also hired at Milwaukie as a full time PE and Health teacher.
Robert Lippi was named earlier this week as Head Coach to the wrestling program. This will be Lippi’s second time coaching the Mustang Wrestling Program. MHS Wrestling has had five coaches in nearly 50 years and Lippi’s experience and commitment to the program is up there with the best. Lippi also held the title of Head of Milwaukie youth wrestling program, Pony Express for nearly 15 years. Lippi teaches in the MHS Mathematics Department.
Please help us in welcoming and congratulating our new coaches on their respective hires. We are beyond excited to welcome Lippi back, support Coach York’s vision for the Volleyball Program, and witness the energy and passion Coach Rice’s bring to our campus. Go Mustangs!
Athletic Director/Assistant Principal