Varsity Coach Brad Knowles

Coaching Staff

The 2017-18 season will be Coach Brad’s 7th year as the Head Coach for the Cedarcrest Lady Red Wolves.  Brad has been coaching basketball for 20 years, starting with AAU, travel and select programs with both the Mount Si boys and Mercer Island girls programs.

Over the last 6 seasons the Lady Red Wolves have qualified for the districts tournament 5 times, won a league championship and made their first ever trip to the State Championships.  This past season, Brad was named the Cascade Conference Coach of the Year for the third time in six years.

Brad lives here in Duvall and when he is not coaching basketball, he enjoys racquetball, golf and fishing.  Coaching basketball runs in Brad’s family.  His father is a retired college and high school coach; his brother is the new boys head coach at North Creek High School in Bothell and Brad’s son is on the Mount Si High School boys coaching staff.

JV Coach Mike Pluschke

Mike is a National Board Certified Physical Education Teacher at Redmond High School. Mike is in his 3rd year with the Lady Red Wolves program from four year stint at Redmond HS as an assistant basketball coach, where he spent one season as the girls varsity assistant and three seasons as the boys varsity assistant coach. Mike is not a stranger to the Cedarcrest community, having coached football with CHS and current Athletic Director, Jason Frederick in 2010 & 2011. Mike has been a Head Football coach for nine year, coached high school football for the past 22 years, and is currently the Offensive Coordinator at Woodinville HS. Over the years, Mike has had the chance to coach baseball and track at the HS level as well.
Mike is married to his beautiful wife Kristine, and they have two wonderful children. His son Zane is a junior at CHS and daughter, Payton is a freshman…Mike enjoys playing golf, darts, cards, and enjoying all sporting events. Mike is looking forward to an exciting year of Lady Red Wolves Hoops!