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CAA Spotlight: Coach Booker

By CAA, 10/31/19, 7:45AM MST

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This week at CAA, we are highlighting Donte Booker in our weekly Coach Spotlight. This is Coach Booker’s first year as head coach of the ladies Varsity Basketball at Imagine Prep - Coolidge. Welcome to the CAA family and good luck this season! 

Imagine Prep Coolidge

“As a proud member of the CAA, Imagine Prep Coolidge offers a variety of interscholastic athletics for our 6th, 7th, 8th grade, and High School students.  With a dedicated staff of teachers and coaches, our athletic programs seek to teach our student-athletes what it takes to balance dedication and hard work, both in the classroom and on the field of play.” - Imagine Prep Coolidge 

All winter sports begin on November 18th. Click here to see their game schedule. 

We asked Coach Booker how he thinks his team will do this season. “I foresee our season being successful, making a big push in the playoffs and competing for the championship,” he said. Come out and support the Eagles Varsity Basketball games. 

Get To Know Coach Booker

 When Donte Booker is not coaching, you can catch him teaching 9th and 10th Grade Math. Booker has been coaching for 15 years, and although this is his first year at Imagine Prep Coolidge, he feels “that our student-athletes are put first and their overall success is of utmost importance.” 

At a young age, Booker became interested in sports because of Ken Griffey Jr (MLB), and Chamique Holdsclaw (WNBA) and the University of Tennessee. Years later Booker decided to get into coaching to become a positive role model and make an impact on our young athletes. Booker's goal is to help his athletes stay motivated and become the person they want to be in life. He is extremely proud when he sees one of his players achieve a goal or dream that they felt was too difficult to accomplish. The most important piece of advice he shares with his athletes is the importance of being coachable, learning from your failures, and being in shape.

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