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