Hard Work Paying Off For Westwood Christian

Jose AmatWhat would you do if you were the leader 12 great basketball players who were making their first trip to the state Final Four in Lakeland?

How would motivate them to work harder and push them further than they have ever been tested, eventually leading them into their first ever state championship game?

For Westwood Christian coach Jose Amat, the answer is simple. Throw on one of the greatest basketball movies -- Hoosiers -- and let his team go to work. Similar to Hickory, Westwood Christian is a small school that has preserved through many obstacles to be in the position that its in now.

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Welcome to Warriors Basketball

The Warriors welcome a big addition to their state-championship quest, with the addition of senior forward Thiago Conceicao. Thiago brings his relentless effort and energy along with a tenacious attitude that will only help the Westwood Warriors acheive greatness this upcoming season.

"We are currently witnessing an important event in the evolution and history of Westwood basketball. "We have arrived".

Team Verse: Proverbs 3: 5-6
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."

Coaching Staff

Jose Amat
Jose Amat

Varsity Head Coach

Darren Worrell
Darren Worrell

Assistant Coach