JV Basketball Cheerleading Coach – Winter –
Madi Roberts has been
named our Head JV Cheer Coach for Basketball. Coach Roberts is
currently a math teacher here at Ashe County High School. This is her third
year teaching after graduating from UNC Charlotte in 2017. Roberts is also
an ACHS alumni, where she was on the JV and Varsity cheerleading teams
for 4 years. During the ‘09-‘10 season, she was JV co-captain as a
freshman and during the ‘12-‘13 season, she was the Varsity co-captain as
a senior. Roberts also dual-sported as a junior and senior, playing both
Women’s Golf and cheerleading. Roberts began her coaching career in
July 2019 as the Women’s Golf head coach.
JV Head Baseball Coach – Spring –
Bill Kumerow grew up in Charlotte
where he played baseball for 32 years that included Little League, Pony
League, and Colt League. He attended Myers Park High School where he
played on the 1970 State 4A Championship team. After high school,
Coach Kumerow attended UNC-Pembroke where he played midfield on the
soccer team. After college, Coach Kumerow played 5 years of semi-pro
baseball and continued playing in various leagues. Coach Kumerow was
an assistant coach at Myers Park for 10 years for both soccer and baseball.
He also served as a deputy sheriff for Mecklenburg County until he retired
in 2013. Since moving to Ashe County in 2017, he has helped coach the
Men’s Soccer and Baseball teams. He and his wife live in Crumpler.
Men and Women’s Head Varsity Swim Coach –
David Koontz grew up in
Davie County, NC where he graduated from Davie County High School in
1997. He received his bachelor’s degree from NC State University in 2001
and his Master’s Degree in School Administration in 2018. Currently
serving as the Ashe County HS Athletic Director, Coach Koontz has
previously taught at Glenn High School, West Iredell High School, Davie
County High School, and now Ashe County High School.
While at West Iredell, he coached Swimming and Cross Country. He was
named the NPC Swim Coach of the Year in 2012 and led the Warriors to
qualify for the NCHSAA 2A Regional and State Championships in
Swimming. During his tenure at Davie County, he coached Swimming and
Cross Country. Coach Koontz led the War Eagles to multiple 4A Regional
and State Championships in Swimming and Cross Country. Coach Koontz
return to coaching will mark his 10th year in coaching overall.