Head Women's Basketball Coach
Wes Keller is entering his first season as head coach of the Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball program. Coach Keller spent the last eight seasons assisting men’s basketball coach Bill Dreikosen and the Battlin’ Bears. During that time, the men’s basketball program won the Frontier Conference regular season championship, back-to-back Frontier conference tournament championships, and advanced to the NAIA National Tournament three times, resulting in one NAIA Divison I National Championship.
Keller, a 1996 graduate of Helena High School, was an all-state basketball player and played collegiately at Miles Community College and UM-Western, where he earned all-conference status. His coaching career began at UM-Western, and he later moved on to be an assistant coach at Miles Community College. Keller spent two seasons at MCC before coming to Rocky Mountain College.
Keller earned a bachelor's of science degree from the University of Montana-Western.
Wes and his wife, Carie, are the proud parents of twins Hayden and Tucker.
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach/Head JV Coach
Torry Hill is entering her first year as a coach under head coach Wes Keller. Hill graduated from University of Montana with a bachelor's degree in psychology, where she was a four-year letter winner (2010-2014) and three-year starting point guard for the Lady Griz women's basketball team under the tutelage of legendary coach Robin Selvig.
In her time at UM, Hill was a major cog in two Big Sky Championships (2011 and 2013) and NCAA Women's National Tournament teams. Hill played in 119 games while at UM – starting 97 – and ranks 27th all-time in scoring with 1,060 points. She ranks fourth all-time in made three point goals (202), seventh in career assists (436) and steals (199), and eighth in free throw percentage (80.5 percent). Hill is second to only Sonya Rodgers for top spot in made three point goals in a season (71); she also ranks 10th with the 53 she made as a sophomore and is fifth in steals a season with 76 (senior). Hill earned All-Conference honors and All Tournament Team honors during her senior season.
Hill graduated from Anaconda High School in 2010; as a prep under the direction of head coach Maury Cook, Hill was a three-time Class A All-State and All-Southwestern. She finished her high school career with 1,496 points. Hill lead Anaconda to back-to-back state championships 2008-2009.
Hill is the daughter of Bill Hill and Traci Thomas of Anaconda, Montana.
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Rich is entering his first year as an assistant under Coach Keller. This is his fourth coaching stint at Rocky Mountain College, serving under former women's head coaches, Scott Severance and Brian Henderson. Rich also did a two year coaching stint under current men's coach, Bill Driekosen in the men's program. Rich also coached one year at Minot State University in the women's basketball program under current coach Sheila Green.
Rich graduated from Joliet High School in 1987 and returned to Joliet after playing basketball for two years at Miles Community College to coach both boy's and girl's teams. Joliet's girls team made their first-ever state appearance in 1996 under the direction of Coach Hash. Rich went on to get his bachelor's degree from Rocky Mountain College and a master's from MSU-Billings and MSU-Bozeman. He is currently the middle school principal in the Shepherd School District after serving a five year stint as the activities director at Shepherd.
Rich and his wife, Mary, have two children, Bryce and Connor.