Coaching Staff


Mike Moler - Varsity Head Coach

Coach Moler is entering his sixth year as Head Coach of the Irish and his 13th season as a member of the Scioto coaching staff. Since joining the coaching staff the Irish have won 3 OCC titles, 2 district titles, and have 1 Elite Eight appearance.  Coach Moler was named 2016/17 Central District Coach of the Year.

He is a graduate of Bishop Ready High School and a graduate of Muskingum College with a BA degree in Early Childhood Development and a minor in Psychology. As an athlete, Mike was a standout performer in high school as he earned all-state honors in soccer, football and basketball. At Muskingum, he was a four-year letterman and three-time All OAC performer. Mike left Muskingum as the programs 7th all-time leading scorer in school history (1365 pts). He secured team MVP honors as a sophomore and senior and finished 2nd in the nation in free throw percentage his senior season (91%).

Coach Moler started his coaching career as an assistant coach at Kenyon College in the 2003-04 season. Before joining the Scioto staff, he served as an assistant varsity coach at Bishop Ready for two years. Coach Moler currently teaches at Riverside Elementary School in Dublin. He and his wife Emily are parents to son Drew (8) and daughter Reese (6).


Mitch Moore- Head JV Coach

Coach Moore is in his second year as the boys JV Head Coach at Dublin Scioto.  He is a native of Powell.  He coached freshman boys basketball at Centerburg High School last year, finishing 2nd in the MOAC.  He also has 6 years of coaching travel basketball.  He graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School in 1999, where he played golf and basketball. 
After graduation, he played several years in the Worthington Summer League with current and ex-NBA/collegiate basketball players.  He turned down an opportunity to play professional ball in Argentina.  He decided to focus on golf and played semi-professional for 6 years.   
He’s a graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University and is currently employed at OhioHealth.  He and his wife Selinda are parents to their twin boys Cayden and Tyler (11) and daughter Alexis (5). 

Ryan Guthrie- Head Freshman Coach

Coach Guthrie is in his second year as the boys freshman head coach at Dublin Scioto.  He is a native of Columbus and has over ten years of experience coaching boys basketball at St. Andrew School in Upper Arlington.  He played basketball and graduated from Bishop Watterson High School in 2003.  He graduated from the Ohio State University in 2008 and is currently an employee for the Athletic Department.  Coach Guthrie is excited to be a part of the Dublin Scioto basketball program.    

Jake Lombardo- Assistant Freshman Coach

Jake Lombardo is in his second year of coaching with Scioto.  He has coached the last two years at the grade school level in Dayton and Columbus.   Jake attended Bishop Watterson High School and then the University of Dayton for a degree as an Intervention Specialist.  He currently works at St. Andrew in Upper Arlington with grades four through eight.  

George Hamlin - Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Hamlin is in his fourth year as a member of the Scioto Basketball coaching staff. He has over 40 years of coaching experience, including high school head coach at Fort Loramie and Jonathan Alder High Schools, assistant at Bishop Ready High School, and college assistant at Ohio Wesleyan and Denison Universities. He retired from teaching at Jonathan Alder High School, and currently resides in Plain City.

Arby Jones - Strength and Conditioning Coach

Coach Jones is starting his seventh year with the Irish, running our strength and conditioning program. After relocating to the Columbus area from South Carolina where he taught and coached at Rock Hill High School in Rock Hill, SC. Coach Jones graduated from Wake Forest University in 2006, where he was a three year starter on the offensive line and was a part of the Demon Deacons ACC Championship and Orange Bowl teams. Coach Jones has a masters in Physical Education and lives in Westerville with his wife Kim and their two sons, Liam & Sulliivan.