Head Women's Basketball Coach
Wes Keller just wrapped up his second season as head coach of the Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball program. In Coach Keller's second season, the Battlin' Bears finished the year 15-16 overall, and fifth place finish in the Frontier Conference. Keller's team qualified for the Frontier Conference tournament for the first time since 2013. Coach Keller's team made great strides in his second season, they were ranked nationally for the first time since 2011 and defeated several nationally ranked opponents as well as cross-town rival Montana State University Billings. Coach Keller's team featured two all-conference players, Whitney Mitchell and Tenika Cepouch. Mitchell also earned All-American honors.
Before taking over the women's program at Rocky Mountain College, Coach Keller spent eight seasons assisting men’s basketball coach Bill Dreikosen and the Battlin’ Bears. During that time, the men’s basketball program won the Frontier Conference regular season championship, back-to-back Frontier Conference tournament championships, and advanced to the NAIA National Tournament three times, resulting in one NAIA Divison I National Championship.
Keller, a 1996 graduate of Helena High School, was an all-state basketball player and played collegiately at Miles Community College and UM-Western, where he earned all-conference status. His coaching career began at UM-Western, and he later moved on to be an assistant coach at Miles Community College. Keller spent two seasons at MCC before coming to Rocky Mountain College.
Keller earned a bachelor's of science degree from the University of Montana-Western.
Wes and his wife, Carie, are the proud parents of twins Hayden and Tucker.
Women's Assistant Basketball Coach