SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Nebraska (KTIV) — South Sioux City High School announced the hiring of two new coaches. Steve Selk will take over the girls basketball program and Chris Williams will now lead the boys baseball team.
Selk comes to South Sioux from Elkhorn South High School where he was an assistant coach for the past eight seasons. While he was there, he helped lead that program to a state title, five district championships, and two conference tournament championships. Basketball has been a big part in Selk’s life and he’s thrilled to take over such a succesful program at South Sioux.
“It happened so fast,” said Selk. “It’s kind of overwhelming but at the same time I’m just thrilled for the opportunity. Basketball has been huge in my life. I’ve been in the gym probably since about four years old. My dad coached. My brother coaches. He played college basketball. The game of basketball is important to us. It kind of brings our family together. And then you top it on with coming here to South Sioux, it’s an amazing opportunity.”
Chris Williams will now take the helm of the Cardinals baseball program. He’s been an assistant coach at South Sioux since 20-15 and was previously the head coach at Platte Valley High school in 20-12. Williams played baseball at Wayne State College and Doane University.
“I think the foundation has been set the last two years,” said Williams. “Expectations are going to be a little bit higher this coming year because we’re returning everybody with the exception of we graduated one senior. The coming up junior and senior classes are going to be the group that we rely on to get to that point where we’re winning games.”