LEADERSHIP

Peter Walls

executive director

Peter Walls has spent the past 15 years coaching high school and youth athletics and directing youth sports leagues, camps and clinics.  He is entering his seventh year as an Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Skutt Catholic High School. Prior to coaching in Omaha Coach Walls spent 7 years as a Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball Coach and 3 years as an Assistant High School Football Coach in the Boston, Massachusetts area.  Coach Walls also acted as the Director of Operations for Bay State Flag Football where he helped to established youth football leagues in the greater Boston area.

Coach Walls graduated from Tufts University in 2004 where he played baseball and football. He attended Plymouth South High School in Plymouth, Massachusetts where he played baseball, basketball and football.  

Coach Walls is supported by his wife Meaghan and daughters Avery and Kensley.

Will Pope

Director of operations

Will Pope is a Social Studies Teacher and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Skutt Catholic High School. Coach Pope has over 10 years of experience coaching basketball at multiple levels. Prior to Skutt Catholic, he spent 1 year at Mount Michael HS and 2 years at Sidney HS. Before joining the high school ranks, he was the assistant coach for the Men’s Basketball program at NCAA Division II Chadron State College. Coach Pope also has multiple years coaching football and soccer at the high school level.

Coach Pope graduated from Doane College in 2011 where he was a member of the Men’s Basketball team. A 2007 graduate of Chadron High School in Chadron, NE, he was a multi-sport athlete in football, basketball, and track.

Kyle Jurgens

director of program development

Kyle Jurgens is entering his 16th year as a high school mathematics teacher. He is also in his 8th year as Head Coach Boys Basketball Coach at Skutt Catholic High School. He started his coaching career at Millard North High School where he was the Varsity Assistant for the Basketball, Football, and Soccer teams for 8 years.

Coach Jurgens graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan where he played Soccer and earned a degree in Mathematics. He also earned his Masters degree in administration at Concordia University. He attended North Platte High School and was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and soccer.

Coach Jurgens is supported by his wife Stephanie and daughters Jessa and Taelyn.