Coaching Staff


Roy "Bogie" Boggess

Coach Roy “Bogie” Boggess will be entering his second season as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Garrett College. In his first season, Coach Bogie helped guide the Lady Lakers to one of the best records in school history along with an NJCAA Region XX Runner-up title.

Coach Roy “Bogie” Boggess started as the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Garrett College in the fall of 2010. Boggess brings exceptional coaching and player development experience to the Garrett Lakers program. Coach Boggess is very active in the success of his players and has helped various players to move on and play at the collegiate and pro levels. He strives to help players be successful on and off the court.

Coach Bogie has created a strong networking system with college coaches across the country due in part to his successes as the Founder and Director of Operations for the WV Ruckus Elite travel basketball and player development program. Under Coach Bogie’s leadership the WV Ruckus Elite travel basketball program grew quickly and became one of the largest boys and girls basketball organizations in the state of West Virginia. With Ruckus, Coach Boggess has won over 400 games including seven 30 win seasons and over 40 regional championships. His long list of players has moved on to play at Division I, Division II, Division III, and Junior College programs.

Coach Boggess is a 1995 graduate of Webster County High School located in Upperglade, WV. As a senior, Coach Boggess led his team in assists, steals, and was second in scoring. He was voted WV Top 100 camps Best Defensive player. After high school, Coach Boggess attended Concord University. He assisted the team as a player and student coach from 1995-1997. In the spring of 1998 he transferred to West Virginia University. Coach Boggess earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 2001 from WVU and graduated with honors in April of 2012 with his Masters in Sports Management from American Public University.

As a player, Coach Boggess spent his summers competing in professional tournaments and leagues and received invites to play overseas. Within the past 9 years, Coach Boggess continues to compete as a player and has won several championships including four, All-World 3 on 3 Championships and two National Championship appearances.

Coach Boggess and his wife Jennifer currently reside in Bruceton Mills, WV with their two boys, Swisher and Dunken Boggess.


Assistant Coach, Kory Gibson

Kory Bio

Kory Gibson joined the Lady Lakers staff in the fall of 2013. Coach Kory’s primary role is strength and conditioning. His training methods were instrumental in the success of the Lady Lakers 20-9 record last season.

Kory Gibson is a member of the 2008 graduating class at Northern High School, located in Accident, Maryland. He was a 4 year starter on the varsity basketball team for the Huskies. As a freshman, Kory was an on-and-off starter and earned himself the 2004-2005 Most Improved Player Award. Kory was selected to the 1st Team All Area and 1st Team All AMAC his junior and senior year. He also lead the AMAC in scoring at just under twenty points per game as a junior and just under twenty-nine points per game as a senior at 28.4 PPG. Kory was a runner-up for player of the year as a junior and was named co-player of the year his senior year. He led the Northern Huskies in all statistical categories playing as a senior and managed to join the top ten of every statistical category in school history except for taking charges. His highest rank being third all time in men's basketball scoring history at Northern and holding two of the top single game scoring records at 40 and 42 points.

In 2008 Kory started his college career close to home at Garrett College where his father, Dennis Gibson, is the Garrett Lakers Men's Head Basketball Coach. As a freshman, Kory red-shirted. In his second season at Garrett, he averaged nineteen points per game and led his team in three point shooting. He was named to the All Maryland JUCO First Team and was a JUCO All Star along with his teammate, but not brother, Jordan Gipson. Kory was also named to the All-Region XX Second Team. As a sophomore, due to injury, Kory only played in half of the teams games and averaged near fourteen points per game. In 2011, Kory attended Mount Aloysius College and played the 2011-2012 season, averaging twelve points per game.

Kory has been a personal trainer and training enthusiast since his senior year of high school. He has worked Garrett College basketball camps for five years alongside his father, Dennis, and his mother, Kerry Gibson. Kory has also helped players from surrounding high schools on their skill development for five years and is now working towards becoming a personal trainer and a sport specific trainer.