Head Coach - Mark Prince

Coach Prince has been coaching at the high school level for the past 8 years. This past season he was the JV Boys Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at Skyline.  Prior to Skyline, Coach Prince was the Varsity Boys Head Coach at Cedarcrest High School in Duvall. Coach Prince attended Kamiakin High School in Kennewick,Washington where he played both Varsity basketball and baseball.  After High School, Coach Prince attended Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake where he had the opportunity to continue playing basketball and baseball.  He finished his sports career playing baseball at Central Washington University while earning his Bachelors Degree in Education.  Some of Coach Prince's accomplishments include: 

  

·         Snohomish County Basketball Officials (SCBBO) Boys Coach of the Year 

·         2x Cascade Coach of the Year

·         2A State Academic Champions 

·         Cascade League Champions 

·         State Tournament 

·         Highest place finish for a cascade conference team in districts ever – 2nd place

·         Made district playoffs all seven years as a head coach

 
 

Varsity Assistant - Jeff Hansen

Coach Hansen returned to coaching as a Newport Varsity Assistant in 2010 after previously coaching the Newport Select 6th grade team from 1993-1995, and was also Newport basketball player from 1990-93. 

 

After high school Jeff attended Western Washington University where he graduated with a B.A. in Psychology.  He has worked for King County since 1995.  In 2001 he earned a certificate in filmmaking from the University of Washington and later worked on several local productions, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.

 

His true love though is basketball. Jeff was honored and thrilled to be a part Newport basketball's 2013 State Playoffs run, when Newport finished 6th, the highest the team has placed since 1967.  He enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, cooking, sports and movies. He lives in West Seattle with his two pugs and is a lifelong Seahawks fan. 

JV Head Coach - Kevin Locascio

Coach Kevin Locascio grew up in Federal Way, WA and was a three year varsity player at Decatur High School. After graduation, he went on to continue his education at Gonzaga University where he earned a B.A. in Mathematics. During his time in Spokane, he was a member of the Gonzaga Men’s Club Basketball team – a student ran club that competed at the community college level. He also spent his time as a practice player for the Gonzaga Women’s Basketball team where he was involved with scouting reports and player development.

After college, Kevin pursued a career in education and joined Teach For America. He joins the staff at Newport with two years of experience as a mathematics teacher. This past year he was the head basketball coach at Excel Public Charter School (Kent, WA). 

C Team Head Coach - Prince Lacey

Prince grew up in the Pacific Northwest area where he played basketball for Bothell High School. He went on to continue his playing career at Walla Walla Community College where he lead the NWAC (Northwest Athletic Conference) in made three point field goals. Prince began his coaching career volunteering as the boy’s fourth grade coach at the Mukilteo Boys and Girls Club. Later, he went on to coach 3rd through 4th grade boys at Issaquah Select where the team had a very successful season. Prince then went on to coach and train boys in grades 4-8 for his former High School AAU program, Team I-Ball.

I’m very excited to be here to be here at Newport. I’m looking forward to growing as a coach, helping each player take a step in reaching their full potential and winning some games. Go Knights!