Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its next Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Mr. Matt Austin.

Coach Austin will succeed Coach Mitch Wainwright, who has served in this capacity since 2010.

Mr. Wainwright has taken on additional professional responsibilities this school year in Mineral Point. In addition to his duties of High School Principal, he also is serving as Interim Superintendent.

Mr. Austin has been a science teacher at Mineral Point High School since 2012 and has previous basketball coaching experience in Darlington as a girls varsity assistant, as well as in Mineral Point as a boys varsity assistant, 8th grade boys, and 7th grade girls coach.

Assisting Coach Austin will be Bill Mitchell, junior varsity, and Mike Chambers, volunteer assistant.

Coach Wainwright was inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in October of 2017. He led the Pointers to the State Title in 2016. His teams at Pecatonica were State Champions in 1993 and 1994, as well as State Runners-up in 1992, 2001, and 2002. He also led the program at Highland.

#PointerNation thanks Coach Wainwright for all of his dedication to the girls basketball program through the years and sends best wishes to Coach Austin!