Payworks Coach of the Month

Nathan Ramage

Payworks Coach of the Month
Award Date
May 9, 2013
Somerset Collegiate (Closed in 2013)
Nathan Ramage of Somerset Collegiate has been selected as the SUBWAY rural high school coach of the month for April. This past March, the Lions became the second A school (population of only 50 students) to win the A/AA Junior Varsity Provincial Basketball Championships Coach Ramage started the Grade 7/8 basketball program in Somerset 3 years ago, and the JV program two years ago. In winning the A/AA championship, Somerset defeated the #3, #2 and #1 ranked teams, all with double-digit margins of victory. Mr Ramage, who , along with co-coach Jeff Peacock, developed a team known as high pressure, up-tempo with skilled, disciplined and well conditioned athletes. In Mr. Ramage’s own words, “More than just basketball, my hope is that all the boys use this experience and carry the lessons they have learned to outside the basketball court.”