Dave Lahnert is in his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Mountain Lions women’s basketball program.
Lahnert’s coaching experience includes 18 years with girls basketball and 10 years with boys basketball at Lewis Palmer High School. He also coached football for six years and boys basketball for five years at Creekside Middle School.
Lahnert is a 1977 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, where he received his bachelor’s degree in education. He was also a catcher for the Bears’ baseball team. With his degree, he taught for 34 years in the Lewis Palmer School District. Throughout his teaching career he taught third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades. He recently retired in May 2010.
Lahnert has been married for 32 years to Laurie, also a retired teacher from Colorado Springs District 11. Lahnert and his wife have two sons, Todd and Luke. Todd is a First Lieutenant with 101st Airborne. Luke works for the ski industry in Breckenridge, Colo.