7 questions with Tim Ravet, boys basketball coach at Kittitas High School

Coming off back-to-back Class 2B state titles, Tim Ravet has his Kittitas boys basketball team poised for a run at a three-peat. With Gonzaga commit, and coach’s son, Brock Ravet leading the way, the Coyotes are 18-1 and alone in first place in the 2B Eastern Washington League standings.

Hometown: Kittitas

High school/college: Kittitas High School/CWU

Athlete in high school/college: 3 sport athlete- football, basketball, baseball, football at CWU

Coaching Career: 13 yrs varsity, 4 yrs jr varsity, 2 State Titles, 6 District Titles, 4 Coach of the Year Awards

Why did you get into coaching?

Keep my competitive nature, give back to kids, help mold kid’s lives and attitudes.

Outside of your current team/program, what are your coaching aspirations? 

After this year, to help with my daughter’s AAU team.

Who is your coaching mentor?

Gonzaga Staff, the late Don Meyer, and Mike Dunbar.

What is your best coaching resource?

GU Staff, PGC, and various high level coaching videos.

Who is the best coach you’ve matched x/o’s with?

Any coach I am facing.

Who are the best players you’ve coached?

Brock Ravet, Jaden McDaniels, Marjon Beauchamp, Ross Jorgunsen, Mason Landeck, Jimmy Hill, Eric Farias, and Antonio Salinas.

Best player you’ve seen at the high school level in Washington?

Michael Porter, Jr

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