Posted by Long Time Fan on January 27, 2019 at 14:16:06:
In Reply to: Re: Foothill HS posted by Another Parent on January 27, 2019 at 13:16:03:
: : : : : Foothill has become just another Santa Ana HS basketball team. Club coaches RECRUIT talent (not develop players) and think they are great coaches. Sell parents a bill of goods leading the parents to believe little Johnny is going to start or be on HS Varsity team. When the time comes, the parent starts to realize they spent all of the college tuition money chasing a fantasy about their little Johnny. Little Johnny gets cut and now hard feelings come into play. Mommies start talking and club programs start going down
: : : : : Vanity!
: : : : :: not just another santa ana team. They lost to both godinez high school and segerstrom high school. That would make them a bad team in santa ana. It's embarrassing how little they have done with the talent that they get. That's what happens when the head coach is an aau disciple of the main cali rebel guy. Hire curly and moe to run the show.
: : : I will be transferring my son out of Foothill this spring. I thought our experience here was going to be so much different. This program is in disarray. I hope the administration sees it and goes a different direction. ASAP.
: : It is easy to understand the frustration of Foothill fans with the program at such a high level under the previous staff. A word of caution on leaving. Foothill is an outstanding school. If basketball is a higher priority than academics then the parents must be certain that the move is truly better for basketball. IF a change is to be made wins and losses will probably not be the deciding factor. Who knows what is going to happen or not happen at Foothill. Good luck to all involved.
: I'm trying to get my son into Beckman but they are telling me that the school is closed to transfers and my only choice is Tustin. While their coach is very good, it's just not the style of play that I think is best for my son's development. I watched both teams play Foothill and their styles are extremely different. Anybody know of a way to get my son into Beckman without having to move? That is a huge expense and hassle for 3 years of basketball, but I'm contemplating it.
So you don't think Foothill is going to make a change? While change always seems to be challenging for public schools this situation seems like it would be best for the school and for the coach to part ways. If this happens early in the Spring I think the school would find some very quality candidates.
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