April 2013

New Girls Head Basketball Coach

Carey White, SHS Newspaper Adviser
Camie Oakey

Springville High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Camie Oakey as the Girls Head Basketball Coach. Coach Oakey spent the last two years as the Head Girls Coach at Mountain View High School.

From 2008-2011 she served as the JV Head Coach and the Varsity Assistant and helped coach Mountain View to at state title in 2009. She played high school basketball in Texas at Flower Mound Marcus High School and went on to receive a Division 1 scholarship to the University of Utah where she played for Coach Elaine Elliott. She played at the University of Utah for four years and served as team captain her senior year.

While at Utah, she played in two NCAA tournaments and helped Utah advance to the Elite 8 in 2006. She graduated from the U of U in 2008, receiving a Bachelors degree in Health Education.

“I am honored and excited be the next coach at SHS! This is an exciting opportunity for me and my family. It is my hope that I can build on the rich tradition that has defined Springville basketball over the past six years,” said Coach Oakey.

Principal Mike Brown said, “We are excited to be able to hire a coach of high character and who will be a great role model for our student/athletes. Mrs.Oakey has had success at all levels of basketball and will continue to build on the great tradition of excellence we have at Springville High School.”