The HHIHS athletic dept would like to announce the hiring of the new head varsity girls basketball coach ……Russell Raniszewski. Coach Raniszewski attended Coker University as a 3-year starter on the Coker men’s basketball team. He graduated with a BS in Sports Management and a Master of Science from Coker University in College Athletic Administration. Coach also obtained a Master of Education from Xavier University in Coaching Education & Athlete Development. Coach Raniszewski has been coaching basketball in South Carolina for 17 years through all classifications, with success at each stop including girl’s assistant coach at West Florence for over 10 years, assistant coach for boy’s basketball at Marion High School, head girl’s varsity coach at Hannah-Pamplico High School, a girl’s assistant basketball coach at Darlington High School and last year was an assistant boy’s basketball coach at May River. He is married to his wife Amanda and has two children Bella and Derrick. Coach Raniszewski says he is excited to be part of Hilton Head Island Athletics, the Hilton Head Island Community, and is eager to get started and put a product on the floor that Hilton Head can and will be proud of.