North Laurel Basketball hires Nate Valentine as new coach
North Laurel High School has announced the 8th head coach of the NLHS Men’s Basketball Team.
After head coach Brad Sizemore left to coach for Bell County, Nate Valentine a native of London, KY, will lead the Jaguar Basketball Program beginning with the 2019 season.
“I’m thrilled to be named to head basketball coach at North Laurel. There is a ton of positive momentum in the basketball program and school right now. I look forwarding to building on the winning culture that is already in place.” Nate Valentine, Head Coach
“This has been an exhaustive search process to find the candidate whose model for success both compliments and enhances North Laurel High School’s Vision for continued growth in student-athletes performance in the classroom and on the court. We feel Coach Valentine brings this to the table. Coach Valentine, his wife Carrie, and family will be formally introduced on Tuesday June 11 @ 6:00 in the NLHS Auditorium. All parents, players, alumni, and North Laurel Community are invited to attend.” Jimmy Durham, AD
Nate Valentine took over Lexington Christian Academy's Basketball program in 2014 where he also served as the Assistant Athletic Director.There he recorded a 110-51 record over 5 season.
Before coming to the High School level, Valentine was the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Transylvania University.