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Tom Boheman

February 17, 2013
Emily Snider - Editorial Intern , Reinbeck Courier

Tom Boheman is a science teacher at Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School. Many know of him as just a teacher, but he is also a volunteer basketball coach. He has enough passion for the game of basketball and the care for the athletes that he is willing to give up his time for them. He coaches the game of basketball to the players, but he also coaches the players on life.

Where are you originally from?

Ackley, Iowa

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Who is in your family?

Wife (Kress), Daughter (Breanne), and Daughter (Bryndee).

What are some of your hobbies?

Hunting, fishing, canoeing, and woodworking.

What is something unique about you?

My sense of humor.

What is your favorite food?


Do you have a favorite quotation or saying that you live by?

Just Do It- Nike.

Who is your hero/role model?

My dad.

What classes do you teach?

General Biology, Physical Science, Anatomy, BioMed and Environmental Studies.

Who is your favorite basketball player?

Magic Johnson

Who is your favorite basketball team?


What do you like most about coaching basketball?

I like the competitiveness of it.

What thing do you try and teach most to your players about life?

Hard work always pays off.

What was your proudest moment as a coach?

Watching my daughters, when I was a men's coach we were rated in the top 10 two years in a row.

What advice would you give to aspiring coaches?

Good teams are created, not born.



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