When you hear the term, "been there, done that" it certainly applies to the career of John Hepp. He started coaching football in Chadron, Nebraska in 1989 and then coached girls basketball in Crawford, Nebraska. His next stop was Douglas, Wyoming and as the head football coach, the Bearcats made the playoffs in 5 of his 7 years there. That included a 2nd place finish in 1999. That 1999 season was something special as the boy's basketball team under Hepp's guidance won the 3A state championship.

Following that stint, Hepp shuffled off to Buffalo as their boy's basketball coach and proceeded to win three state titles in 3A; in 2011 2015, and 2018. He had some terrific players on those teams but you have to be able to mold and motivate those guys and Hepp did an outstanding job at that.

He was named Coach of the Year half a dozen times and also worked in the world of track and field. His numerous accomplishments earned him induction into the Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He was part of the 2020 class that included Jason Humble of Kaycee High School, Brad DeKrey of Rock Springs High School, and Scott McKenzie of Powell High School. Worland's Jacque Pike and Tim Eisenbarth of Southeast were enshrined for their outstanding accomplishments at the Junior High/Middle School Level.

We got an opportunity to talk with Mr. Hepp about his career at not one but 2 schools in the 3A East as well as his Hall of Fame induction.

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