Bill Bakamus

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Bill Bakamus has been a head boy’s basketball coach for 35 years. After short stints at Coulee-Hartline and Toledo, he has spent the last 26 years at Mark Morris High School. During his career his teams have won 25 League Championships, 11 District Championships and 12 State trophies. His overall coaching record is 598-265, ranking him 6th all-time in overall Washington coaching victories. The trademarks of his teams are fundamental play, team work and toughness. Coach Bakamus has been involved with WIBCA in several positions serving as the Vice President and currently the Northwest Shootout Coordinator. “Billy B” was inducted into the WIBCA Hall of Fame in 2010. He and his wife Cathy have been happily married 34 years and he has three grown children, Katrina, Rachel, Rem and a grandson, Mack.