McClemans ready to lead Arrow girls

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — The new girl’s basketball coach in Watertown is a familiar face. Pat McClemans will take the reins of the programs this upcoming season.

This is the second go-around as the head coach of the girl’s program.  McClemans lead the Arrows from 2004-2014. Under his tutelage, Watertown claimed state titles in 2007 and 2009.

McClemans talks about those state championship teams:

From 2015 until this past season, McClemans was a lower-level coach of the Arrow boys program. McClemans says he was pretty content in his role:

So what made him decide to come back to coach the girls program? McClemans credits his wife:

McClemans takes over for Tom Mattingly who resigned this past March.

Hear the full interview with Watertown Girls Basketball Coach Pat McClemans below.

(Brent Nathaniel, Watertown Radio Sports)