Northstar Nation Basketball
Waukesha North Coaching Staff
Varsity Head Coach
Coach Katula rejoins the Northstars this season and will take over the role of Varsity Head Coach. Prior to this season Coach Katula served as the Head JV Coach at Waukesha North for the 2014-2015 season while previously being at Brookfield East High School for the 2013-2014 season. Coach Katula originally started his coaching career at Waukesha North during the 2012-2013 season where he also served as the Head JV Coach. Coach Katula is a 2012 graduate of UW-Parkside where he also played for the Rangers from 2007-2012. Coach Katula is a 2007 graduate of Brookfield East High School where he was named a 1st Team All-Conference Selection his senior year along with being named to the WBCA All-Star Game.
Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Wuest enters his 4th season as a part of the Northstar coaching staff as the Varsity Assistant Coach. In previous seasons, Coach Wuest served as the Head JV coach last season and the Head Freshman Coach the season before that. Prior to coming to Waukesha North, Coach Wuest was a Varsity Assistant at Kenosha Indian Trails High School for two years, and before that was an assistant at Fond du Lac High School for three years. Prior to Coach Wuest’s coaching career he played collegiately at Marian University from 2004-2008. Coach Wuest attended Fond du Lac High School where he helped lead the Cardinals to two State Tournament appearances which included a trip to the 2003 Division 1 State Semi-Finals his senior year while also being named an all-conference selection, and a trip to the 2002 Division 1 State Championship during his junior year.
Head Freshman Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Nebel rejoins the Northstar coaching staff this year as he takes on the role of Head JV Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach. Prior to this season, Coach Nebel lead the Northstar Freshman team as well as coaching numerous youth teams in the Potosi basketball program. Coach Nebel is a 2006 graduate of UW-Parkside and a 2002 graduate of Potosi High School where he was named to the 2002 WBCA All-Star Team as well as being named the Six Rivers West Conference MVP.
Coach Nuemann joins the Northstar family this season as the Head Freshman Coach. Coach Nuemann brings 29 years of experience to the coaching staff this season. Prior to being a Northstar, Coach Nuemann was the Varsity Girls’ assistant at Watertown, the Head Varsity Girls’ coach at Divine Savior Holy Angels, and 14 years as the Head Coach at Divison 3 Marian University. His love for the game will be evident in his players as he teaches the Freshman group the proper skills to being successful basketball players.
Coach Larson will be joining the Northstar Basketball staff as the Freshman Assistant coach. Coach Larson coached the JV Boys Soccer team at North this year and will be a great asset to our staff this season.
Sean Gannon – Video Coordinator
Coach Gannon is one of the biggest Northstar fans in the state. Coach Gannon is a 2012 graduate of Waukesha West High School where he lettered in football, track, and basketball. He is currently on pace to graduate from UW-Whitewater in 2017. Coach Gannon was part of the Waukesha West football state title team as well as the basketball and track team during his time at West. Coach Gannon’s abilities has lead him to the pivotal job of Video Coordinator. The Northstar staff is lucky to have Coach Gannon on the team.