Pioneers News · Please join us in welcoming our new Girls Basketball Head Coach

Pending OLSD Board of Education approval, Danielle Roe will be the next Head Coach for the Orange Girls Basketball Program.

Danielle Roe Background:
6 years of coaching experience in the high school and college arena.
She most recently served as assistant Women’s Basketball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator at Sinclair College (NJCAA) 2018-2019 season. The Tartan Pride went on to clinch a conference title, district title, received an automatic bid in the NJCAA tournament, surpassing all expectations with a Sweet 16 upset of undefeated Niagara County. Sinclair went on to lose in the Elite 8 and completed its season 28-6 and 6th in the nation.

Roe also serves as Program Director for We Got Next Youth Development Basketball Program (her 2nd year) helping 150+ youth annually in the Miami Valley while teaching CHAMPION choices to those who are beginning their basketball journey.
Danielle has coached 4 seasons as a OHSAA Varsity Coach DII & DIV
Springfield Shawnee 2010-2013 as varsity assistant,
Harvest Prep 2016-2017 as Head Coach

Her first head coaching position exceeded expectations as she led the Lady Warriors to 7 wins
in her only season, prior to that the Warriors hadn’t won 7 games in three seasons combined. Roe
accepted the challenge.

As a player, Roe received a full athletic scholarship at NCAA DII Kentucky Wesleyan College in
2008 as a junior college transfer. She completed her collegiate career in 2010 graduating with a
Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Arts – Public Relations degree.

After high school, Danielle was offered the opportunity to play junior college basketball at
NJCAA DII Sinclair College (2006-2008). She led her team to a conference championship and
was named All-OCCAC both seasons.

Graduate of Springfield South HS, Springfield, OH 2006
1st player in Springfield South High school history to score 1000 points, 500 rebounds, 250
assists, and 250 steals.

Roe was a 1000 point scorer in both high school and college careers as she simply pursued hard
work and perfecting her craft beyond the baseline as a student of the game.
As a coach she believes in the total athlete, helping young people see sports as a vehicle to
improve one’s life in all areas.

Her professional career has been in sales, marketing, while training corporate organizations and
entrepreneurs. “Building leaders has always been a passion of mine, I don’t take the task lightly,
we need more leaders (especially women) in today’s society.”

Coach Roe on being the new Head Coach for Girls Basketball coach:
“I am honored to have been selected as the next Olentangy Orange High School Girl’s basketball
coach. We will put Orange Hoops back on the map, all it takes is a spark to start a fire as I am
charged gratefully with that task. I want to thank my Athletic Director Buck Weaver for entrusting
me with this opportunity. What better time to PIONEER new beginnings than NOW! Let’s work!”