Two Glenwood High coaches resign their positions |

Two Glenwood High coaches resign their positions

Staff Report

Steve Cable has been busy the last few weeks. After hiring new head coaches for the boys basketball and girls volleyball teams, the Glenwood Springs High School athletic director has two new coaching voids to fill.

Steve White, the Demon girls head soccer coach, and baseball coach Mike Laster have resigned their respective positions.

White was the girls head coach for eight seasons and headed the boys varsity from 1990-1998.

As girls coach, White compiled a 84-46-9 record, which included seven Western Slope divisional championships and 17 state playoff appearances.

During White’s tenure Glenwood reached the state quarterfinals four times and the semifinals once.

White’s girls teams were named as the academic state champion with the highest grade-point team average by the Colorado High School Activities Association five times. Additionally, White’s teams were awarded the academic team award by the National Soccer Coaches Association six different seasons.

“I consider it a great privilege to have worked with hundreds of high school students,” said White.

In the recently completed 2003 season, the Glenwood girls had a 10-5-1 overall record and finished 8-3-1 in Western Slope League play.

As boys soccer coach White had a career 88-42-15 win-loss record.

Laster, a former assistant coach for longtime Demon baseball head coach Mike Wilde, took Glenwood to the first-round of the state 4A playoffs while fashioning an 8-8 overall mark and 7-5 in the WSL.

Currently a teacher at Glenwood Springs Middle School, Laster will be moving from the area at the end of the school year.

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