Head Coach Dan Witter

Coach Witter will begin his 21st year as a head coach.  Coach Witter played High School basketball at Wausau Newman High

School. He was a 3-year starter, all-conference Channel 7 All-Star, and All-State player.


After High School he attended Columbus State University in Georgia on a basketball scholarship. He lettered two years and started

every game his sophomore year. After two years he transferred to Mount Senario College in Ladysmith Wisconsin. He was All-

Conference and MVP in both Football and Basketball. Dan toured Europe in 1984 as part of the Midwest All-Star Basketball Team. In

1985 Dan had free-agent tryouts with the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings.


After Graduation Coach Witter was an assistant Coach at Mount Senario College in both football and basketball. Dan became

an assistant Coach at Wausau Newman in 1987 in football, basketball and track.

In 1990 he became the head Basketball Coach at Newman High School where he became the All-Time Winnings Coach in

Newman History. Dan was inducted in the Newman High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. Dan coached Newman for nine years.


In 1999, Dan became the Head Coach at Lincoln High School and will begin his 12th year this season. Dan is a Physical Education

teacher at Wisconsin Rapids Junior High. He has a Bachelors Degree from Mount Senario College and a Masters of Arts in Education from

Silver Lake College.  Coach Witter and his wife, Veronica, have two daughters; Danielle, attending UW-Stevens Point, and Dominique, attending

Silver Lake College.



Coach Witter Coaching Highlights

WBCA Executive Board - Division 1 Representative

WIAA State Basketball Tournament - Color Analyst

Asst. Coach Mount Senario College - 2 yrs

Asst. Coach Wausau East H.S. - 1 yr

Asst. Coach Newman H.S. - 2 yrs

Head Coach Newman H.S. - 9 yrs

Conference Champions 1998

State Tourney 3 times

State Runner-up 2 times

Coach of the Year CWCC 1998

Head Coach Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln - 11yrs

Conference Champion 2005

Regional Champions 3 times

Sectional Champion 1 time

State Tourney Final 4 2005

Channel 7 Coach of the Year 2005

Coach of the Year - WVC 2005

Asst. Coach Div. 4 North All Stars 1999

Head Coach Div. 1 North All Stars 2006

Head Coach 20 years

Teacher 26 years

Assistant Coach

Basketball 7 years

Football 17 years

Track 8 years