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Sean Smith hasn’t coached his first game at West Washington yet, but was welcomed by fans, players, parents and staff who wanted to make him feel at home during a MEET AND GREET held Monday night at the school’s cafeteria.

Sean Smith is welcomed by a huge crowd at West Washington High School on Monday night. New Athletic Director and football coach, Phillip Bowsman, looks on. Photo courtesy of Josh Lewis

Smith, son of former WW Athletic Director and grill master Ron Smith, will be the new head boys basketball coach. He 8 years of Head Coaching experience at Charlestown and 13 years overall.

Phillip Bowsman, head boys football coach and the school’s new full-time Athletic Director, said last night on WSLM that the interview process wasn’t all about x’s and o’s, but more about his philosophy.

“Sean was a perfect fit for our community, school and our players. He is experienced and passionate about working with our players at ALL levels (including elementary),” said Bowsman.

“The process of finding a new coach was challenging. We wanted someone that would fill a need in our school as well as our basketball program,” said high school principal Keith Nance. “Sean is going to be a special education teacher for us. He has the heart of a teacher and that shows in class and on the court. I am very proud of this hire and how it will benefit our school both academically and athletically.”

To listen to the WSLM Broadcast last night, please click this link – https://soundcloud.com/wslm/coach-smith-welcomed-to-west-washington-monday-night