"The road to success is constantly under construction....so bring your hard hat" - Coach Todd Rausch
Head Coach - Todd Rausch
Email - email@example.com
A graduate from Purdue University & earning a M.S. from North Carolina State University, Coach Rausch started his career as a scout team player and being a part of the 1999 NCAA National Championship Purdue Women's Basketball program. After which, he became a Graduate Assistant Coach for Legendary Hall of Famer Kay Yow at NC State University. Upon completing his M.S., Rausch took a full time Women's Basketball Assistant Coaching position at the University of Akron. He has now been coaching in NC at the high school level for 11 years becoming the first Men's Varsity coach at Oak Grove in 2017. Todd and his wife Sissy reside in Winston-Salem with their 2 children. Todd is a Technical Sr. Sales Rep at M.G. Newell Corporation in Greensboro, NC.
Varsity Asst Coach - Dustin Van Weerdhuizen
Dustin is in his 3rd season with OGHS and is a graduate from High Point University where he starred for the Panthers basketball team earning All Big South Conference and scoring over 1,000 points in his 3 seasons. Dustin has been coaching for over 17 years and serves as a mentor and coach for young athletes in the triad area. Dustin and his wife Cortney reside in Wallburg NC with their 4 children. Dustin manages an Edward Jones office in Lexington, NC
JV Coach - Will Essick
Starting his 2nd season at OG Coach Essick is a graduate of UNC Greensboro and a lifelong Davidson County resident, Coach Essick graduated from Ledford High School where he was All-County and All-Conference in basketball and golf. He began his coaching career in 2016 and has since spent the last 6 years coaching at the middle and high school levels. Coach Essick teaches Civics at Oak Grove High and enjoys golfing in his free time.