Coaches: Boys-Wes Pulliam - Girls-Amber Chaney
I am Wes Pulliam, I have spent 18 years coaching basketball and football in private schools prior to getting into public education in 2000. My coaching career consist of Westmoore, Ampo, Newcastle, Chickasha, Moss and Ninnekah. My goal is to bring discipline and fundamentals to the entire program and actively use basketball to mold young people to be accountable role models. In building a program you have to do three things in my opinion, teach and learn how to practice, teach and learn how to compete, and teach and learn how to win. These are stages of progress in any program that strives for success. My passion is to create an environment for success by hard work and build relationships that will last beyond high school years.
I am Coach Chaney I am in my 2nd year with Ninnekah, coaching High School and Middle School Girls Basketball as well as Helping with the boys program. After graduating from Ninnekah High School in 2010, I attended Western Oklahoma State Junior College on a basketball scholarship for two years, then I transferred to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to finish my collegiate basket career. I obtained a Bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Education and Spanish. I led my Mission Basketball AAU program for 5 years before coaching at Ninnekah. When the job opening at Ninnekah arose, I jumped at the chance to come back and lead Ninnekah girls basketball. I am an advocate for all sports, but most passionate about basketball as well as believe it builds character and discipline. I believe teams work best when they are based on family values (teamwork), giving 100% effort whether in the gym or classroom, and being disciplined. My wishes for the girls basketball program is that they will continue confidence and morale that will have any team succeeding.