Greg Haagsma spent the last 23 years building Valley Christian’s boys basketball program into a powerhouse at the 3A level.
Haagsma led Valley Christian to eight title games during his tenure as head basketball coach, winning six championships. The Trojans’ most recent title came last season, when they beat Pusch Ridge in the championship game.
Nearly a year later, Haagsma once again has Valley Christian on track to win a state title. But he doesn’t believe this year’s team has reached its full potential despite a 16-2 record through 18 games.
“We aren’t there yet,” Haagsma said. “Playing against teams like Scottsdale Christian and Paradise Honors again later in the year, th...