BILLINGS — Zach Robbins resigned as Billings Senior girls basketball coach on Thursday night, he told 406mtsports.com.
Robbins, who just finished his fourth year guiding the Broncs girls basketball team, said he left the position because of differences with some of his players’ parents.
“I’ve had a wonderful group of girls that have come through there,” he said. “I’ll cherish the memories and the opportunity to coach them.”
Robbins, 41, has been the Senior boys soccer coach since 2008 and has taught 11th and 12th grade English for six years. He will continue to work those jobs, he said.
The Broncs went to the Class AA state tournament all four years under Robbins. They went two-and-out in three of those seasons and took third in 2017. One of Senior's players, 6-foot-2 forward Kola Bad Bear, signed with Montana State in November, and she missed all of this past basketball season with a knee injury.
Robbins played for Billings Central’s first soccer team in the fall of 1996, and he helped the Rams’ boys basketball team win the 1996 Class A state title (Central earned its second state championship last week). He went on to play basketball at Trinity Western University in Vancouver, British Columbia, and at Rocky Mountain College for one year.