Saint Louis announces Silva as new hoops coach

Saint Louis is welcoming Allan Silva as its new boys basketball coach. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell / Star-Advertiser.
Saint Louis is welcoming Allan Silva as its new boys basketball coach. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell / Star-Advertiser.

It’s official. Saint Louis hired Allan Silva as its varsity basebetall coach, Crusaders athletic director Wade Okamura announced Friday.

Hawaii Prep World reported on Wednesday that a trusted source close to the situation said Silva would be the next coach at the school, replacing the outgoing Keith Spencer.

Silva coached Farrington the for the past 11 years, winning two Division II state championships, one OIA D-II title and the last two OIA D-I championships.


“We are extremely pleased to welcome Allan Silva to our head coaching staff,” Okamura said in a news release “Allan’s depth of skill in basketball and his dedication to working with Hawaii’s youth make him an excellent choice for Saint Louis.”


Silva is up for his new challenge.


“I look forward to steering the Saint Louis basketball program back to a winning tradition and to contribute to the overall development of our young student-athletes,” Silva said in the release.

Silva is a former standout player at Kailua and Chaminade.

COMMENTS

  1. Aunty May 29, 2015 10:14 pm

    You can’t win championships if SLS doesn’t “invest” in recruiting talent. True talk. Good luck!


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