Ryan Josephson

Varsity Head Coach

Ryan is a 2002 graduate of Camas High School.  Coach Josephson is in his 10th year of teaching biology and 8th year of coaching basketball for Camas. As an assistant, Ryan has contributed to the most successful era for the Camas basketball program in the last fifty years.  This period has included four consecutive winning seasons in addition to reaching the 2015 WIAA 4A Regional playoffs.

Brian Witherspoon

Varsity Assistant Coach

Brian brings 18 years of coaching experience to the basketball program. Coach Spoon led Evergreen High School to a district championship in 2013. Brian also assisted at Clark College for eight years and helped the Penguins to the NWAACC Western Division Championship in 2012. Coach Spoon currently serves as a counselor for Camas High School.

Denny Huston

Varsity Assistant Coach

Denny played at Camas High School and is a member of the school’s Hall of Fame. Coach Huston has spent decades in the college ranks and has returned to lend his considerable expertise to Camas High School as a volunteer for the last four seasons. Coach Huston appreciates athletics because they present a perfect environment to teach life skills.

Alec Josephson

Varsity Assistant Coach

Alec is a gym rat at heart and considers basketball to be the ultimate team sport.  He enjoys the challenges and rewards that come from coaching. During his playing career, Alec was a varsity team captain, leading scorer, and all league selection. Alec owns an economic consulting firm and is an adjunct professor of economics at Clark College.

Ari Smith

Junior Varsity Head Coach

Coach Ari Smith is excited to join Camas in his first year coaching high school basketball. Ari started coaching AAU basketball at age 15, and has continued coaching for multiple AAU teams over the last 5 years. Coach Smith has been working at the Boys and Girls Clubs of SWWashington for 3 years and is currently pursuing a degree in Social Sciences at Washington State University.

Joe Farland

Freshman Head Coach

Coach Farland played varsity basketball at R.A. Long HS, graduating in 1994. This is his 19th year teaching English in Camas where he continues to lead courses in 9th grade Pre AP English and 11th grade AP Language and Comp. After taking the last two seasons off to spend more time with family, Coach Farland is back for his 9th season coaching the Camas freshman squad and assisting the varsity basketball team.

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