Coaching Staff

In 1914, Bangor High School organized a boys’ basketball program for the first time. The team went 8-4 in their inaugural season in the Coulee Conference. While in the Coulee Conference, the Cardinals earned 10 Conference Championships and a State Tournament berth in the 1935-36 season.  Since joining the Scenic Bluffs Conference, Bangor has won Conference Championships in 1986-87, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17, 2017-18.

The Bangor Boys Basketball Program has won 8 Regional Tournament Championships since moving to the Scenic Bluffs.  They were Regional Champions in 1987-88, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.  In that time, the team has made a WIAA Sectional Final Appearance in 1987-88, 1998-99, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.  The latest Sectional Final resulted in a trip to state in 2018 and Bangor won its first WIAA Div. 5 State Championship by beating Green Bay N.E.W Lutheran in its first game and McDonnell Central in the State Championship game.


Jacob Pederson -Head Varsity Coach

Jacob Pederson begins his 1st season (2015-Present) as the Head Varsity Coach and 4th season with the program. Coach Pederson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and teaches Physical Education at the Elementary School. Coach Pederson spent 3 years coaching Middle School Boy’s Basketball at Bangor from 2011-2014. Originally from West Salem, WI Coach Pederson now lives in Bangor with his wife Jennifer and 3 children Clara, Emma and Drew.

Nick Meacham -Head JV Coach/Assistant Varsity

Coach Meacham begins his  8th season (2011-Present) as an assistant varsity coach and first as the JV head coach. Coach Meacham is a  2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse. While there he majored in Middle Childhood Early Adolescence Education and minored in Mathematics. Coach Meacham currently teaches 5th grade Mathematics and Science. He began coaching basketball after graduating from Loyal High School with their youth programs. Coach Meacham continues to work with many of our communities youth programs, including flag football, boys and girls basketball, and baseball. Coach Meacham currently lives in Bangor with his wife Shanna and children Gavin and Allyson.

Anthony Crowell - Head C-Team Coach/Assistant Varsity

Anthony Crowell is entering his 5th season as a jack-of-all-trades assistant for the Bangor Boys High School Basketball Program. He is currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse seeking a Math Education degree. His goal is to become a High School Math Teacher and lead a Boys Basketball Program of his own after graduation.
Jeff Parr - Volunteer Assistant Varsity
Andrew Lockington - Volunteer Assistant Varsity