"The 4th Quarter" 3rd Anniversary Podcast Series | Kyle Rouse| Head Women's Basketball|Surf Coach| Westcliff University

The Servant Leader Coaches Bible Study

Jul 7 2023 • 1 hr 3 mins

Coach Chelsea speaks with Coach Rouse on Servant Leadership and what it means to serve for the return of Christ. As the head coach of women’s basketball and surf, Kyle is entering his 18th year as a basketball coach and 2nd year with Westcliff University. He enters his first year as a surf coach and is in the inaugural season with the Westcliff University surf team. Kyle played high school basketball at Murrieta Valley High School where he won 2 coaches awards and a playoff berth his senior year. He began his coaching career at Murrieta Valley High School with his coaching mentor Steve Tarabilda. He coached there for 5 years in the boy’s program before continuing to Murrieta Mesa High School where he coached the boys' program for two years then switched over to the girls' program for another 6 years where his team made the CIF playoffs 5 out of the 6 seasons and setting multiple school records. His last high school season before coming to Westcliff was at Temecula Valley High School where he turned around a struggling program to a winning record and a narrow miss of the CIF playoffs. Coach Rouse also was selected by the WBCA to speak at the Final Four in 2017 as a guest speaker and has served as a mentor coach for 2 years.  Kyle understands the value of community within his leadership and believes positive community involvement is a part of his coaching role. He has joined with Special Olympics, the American Cancer Society, and other community programs in his years as a coach. He believes involving his student-athletes in the community helps them understand the big picture. He also is a board member for the Rick Gabrielson Memorial Scholarship Foundation which allows high school student-athletes to receive scholarships to go to college.  Kyle has been married to his wonderful wife Katie for 9 years and they have 2 daughters.  --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/chefranjohn/support