Cascia Hall Names Head Girls Basketball Coach

Janson Hightower has been made the new head girls’ basketball coach and middle school athletic director.  Coach Hightower will join his father as a part of the Cascia Hall community where Coach Danny Hightower is a teacher and head boys’ basketball coach.  Most recently, Coach Hightower served as head men’s basketball coach at Southwestern University where he was named SCAC Coach of the Year in 2019. 
Hightower graduated with a BA in Economics and Business with honors from Hendrix College.  During his time at Hendrix, he played collegiate basketball and served as team captain for the 2009-10 season.  He led the SCAC in assists in 2009-10.  He also led his team in assists in the 2007-10 seasons and steals in 2010.  From 2008-2010, he was a SCAC All Academic Team Member.  Hightower received his MBA in 2012 from University of Central Arkansas.  “I am excited and honored to join such a prestigious institution as Cascia Hall.  I look forward to working with our students and challenging them to work to achieve their best, on and off the court,” he said.
Cascia Hall Athletic Director Lindsay Rodgers commented “We are proud to welcome Coach Hightower to our staff and look forward to his contributions both on and off the court.  His wealth of experience will bring great things to girls’ basketball and athletic administration.” He will inherit a team with three starters including senior standout, Kate Dreyer.

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