Coach Wiesner will be entering his 2nd year as part of the Shawnee Mission East basketball staff after spending the prior 8 years as the Junior Varsity Boys coach at Bishop Miege High School. Kevin also attended Bishop Miege from 2000-2004 where he was 2 time letter winner as a player on the basketball team in 03 and 04 when they finished 3rd and 2nd in the 5A State Tournament. He was also a 3 time letter winner in for the track team and a qualifier for the high jump and the 4x100.
Coach Wiesner graduated from Fort Hays State University and currently teaches Intro to Business, Financial Literature and Business Law. He is married to Jennifer and they have 2 children – Owen (5) and Emerson (2)
Andrew Gagnon, Freshman A Coach
Coach Gagnon is in his 11th year of coaching basketball for Shawnee Mission East. He graduated from East in 2000 where he lettered 3 years in basketball and was a 4-year letter winner in football. He also ran track where he went to state in the 4x100 his freshman and senior year.
Coach Gagnon is also a member of the football coaching staff for the past 6 seasons and is also the Head Boys’ Basketball Coach at Indian Hills Middle School.
He currently teaches 7th grade Social Studies and Physical Education at Indian Hills Middle School and is a graduate of Kansas State University with degrees in History and Secondary Education with an emphasis in Social Studies.
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Ryan Oettmeier, Varsity Assistant Coach
Ryan enters his 18th year on the boys' basketball staff. Ryan attended Shawnee Mission South where he lettered 3 years in both Basketball and Baseball and earned 1st Team All-Sunflower League in basketball two years.
Coach Oettmeier earned his undergraduate degree in Secondary Mathematics Education at the University of Kansas. He currently teaches Algebra 2 and Honors Geometry at SM East.
Coach Oettmeier is also an assistant coach for both boys and girls golf teams. He is married to Julie and they have 3 children: Avery, Hank and Annie.
cell phone: (816) 522-4716
Kevin Wiesner, Sophomore Coach
cell phone: (913) 908-0428
cell phone: (816) 509-6773
B.J. Hair, Junior Varsity Coach
B.J. enters his 29th year as a teacher and coach. Has coached basketball at every level from middle school to college. Most recently, was the junior varsity coach at St. Thomas Aquinas (3 years). Previously coached at Shawnee Mission North (6 years), Lee’s Summit High School (3 years), William Jewell College (2 years), Winnetonka High School (8 years), and Harrisonville Middle School (2 years).
He graduated from Bishop Hogan High School (KCMO) in 1987 and was fortunate to be part of a team that finished fourth in the state and has great memories from that experience. Went on to study at Southwest Missouri State (now Missouri State University). Received a degree in Education in 1991 and earned his master's degree is from Webster University (St. Louis, MO).
Teaches elementary physical education at Highlands and Rising Star in the Shawnee Mission School District.
Married to Jacqui for 23 years with two daughters—Ella (15) and Audra (13). When not being an unpaid UBER driver for all of their activities, he enjoy biking and running.
Shawn Hair, Head Coach
Coach Hair enters his 25th season as the boys' varsity basketball coach, and his 29th year overall as a head coach. A graduate of Missouri State University, he was a head basketball coach in Missouri for 8 years - 2 at King City High School, 2 at Branson High School, and 4 at Ozark High School, guiding Ozark High School to a 47-11 record over his final 2 seasons. Hair was selected 2006 KC Metro Coach of the Year guiding the Lancers to a 2nd place finish at the state tournament. He was also selected 2007 Sunflower League Coach of the Year, guiding the Lancers to a Sunflower League title and their second best record (20-2) in school history. In 2009, the Lancers took third in State and won the Sunflower League for the second time in three years.
Coach Hair was also selected as the 2009 Johnson County Coach of the Year. Last year, he led the Lancers to their most wins in school history 21-4, and a fourth place finish in the state of Kansas. He is married to Jennifer Hair, who also teaches at SME and together they have 4 children: Luke, Grace, AB, and Caroline.
In the 2017-2018 Season, Coach Hair hit an important milestone, securing his 400th win!
cell phone: (913) 558-0769
cell phone: (913) 269-8518