LC Tiger Boys Basketball Coaching Staff

Jase Wambold, Head Coach

  • Jase Wambold
    Varsity Head Coach
    Jase Wambold

    Coach Wambold became the head boys basketball coach at Lewis and Clark in 2022.  Prior to that, Coach Wambold spent 7 seasons as the head boys basketball coach at North Central High School in Spokane, WA, earning GSL Co-Coach of the Year honors during the 2017-18 season.

    Before leading North Central boys basketball, he spent two years as an assistant men's basketball coach at Whitworth University. In those two seasons, he helped the Pirates compile a 52-8 overall record, win back-to-back Northwest Conference (NWC) regular season championships, back-to-back NWC tourney championships, and make back-to-back trips to the Division III Sweet 16. 

    Before moving to Spokane with his wife, Laura, he spent three seasons as an assistant varsity/head JV basketball coach at Aloha High School in Beaverton, Oregon. Prior to that he was an assistant football coach at Frenchtown High School in Frenchtown, Montana for one year and an assistant basketball coach at Forest Grove High School in Oregon for one year. 

    He attended Edmonds Community College in Washington and played basketball as a freshman before transferring to Pacific University in Oregon where he played basketball as a sophomore. He decided to focus on Track and Field for his final two years at Pacific. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2005 and a Master at Teaching degree in 2007, both from Pacific University. He is currently teaching in the Social Studies department at Lewis & Clark High School.


RJ Salib, JV Head Coach

  • RJ Salib







    JV Head Coach
    RJ Salib

Steve Eglet, C1 Team Head Coach

  • Steve Eglet
    C Team
    Head Coach
    Steve Eglet

    Steve Eglet is the LC C-Squad Basketball coach for the 2019-2020 season. He has been involved with LC Athletics for the last 20 years. Participating first as a parent and quickly engaging in various capacities. Basketball has been one of Steve’s passions for all his life. He first played basketball growing up in the Yakima Valley and eventually played at the Community College level. Steve has been involved with Hoopfest for every year over the last 30 years, initially as a player then coaching and court monitoring. He also has been a referee with SYSA and AAU for 15 years. Steve is currently on staff at LCHS as a Para-Educator. At home I’ve been married for 40 years, have four grown children and three grandchildren.

David Chambless, C2 Team Head Coach

Mike Kelly, Volunteer Coach

  • Mike Kelly
    Mike Kelly

    Mike was born and raised in Spokane, having played basketball and graduating from Ferris High School (1975) and from Central Washington University (1986) earning a degree in business. Mike recently retired from Providence Health Care after 25 years, most recently as the regional director of facilities. Mike coached AAU basketball for 10 years and refereed high school basketball for 10 years. Mike has two children, Nick and Brynn. Brynn played basketball at Ferris then Division I basketball at Davidson College in North Carolina, leading them to their fi rst WNIT appearance in school. history, and was the assistant coach for the girls’ program at Lewis and Clark for two years.

Josiah Ray, Volunteer Coach