Banner Elk, NC--Lees-McRae College recently named Scott
Polsgrove as the new men's basketball head coach. Polsgrove joins
the Lees-McRae Bobcats from King College, Bristol, Tenn., where he
was head men's basketball coach for 14 years.
Before coaching at
King College, Coach Polsgrove was the assistant basketball coach at
his alma mater, Taylor University, Upland, Ind.
Although he is focused on the upcoming year, he wants to
immediately begin recruiting for the 2007 season.
"I have a lot to
learn," he said. "Recruiting is going to be vital, but I also need
to get to know the current players."
and his wife Kim, as well as their six children (ages 4-13) look
forward to becoming a part of the Lees-McRae College and Banner Elk
"I am very excited
to be here," Coach Polsgrove said. "I think it's a great
opportunity for me and my family."
Lees-McRae is a
four-year, co-educational liberal arts college affiliated with the
Presbyterian Church U. S. A, located in the town of Banner Elk. The
college is dedicated to service learning and offers majors in