(5-23-18) According to sources Pecatonica has decided on a new head boys basketball coach to replace outgoing Ben Powers (resigned for position in Kirtland Hiawatha School district). Next season the Indians will be led by former Rockford Guilford Head Coach Bobby Heisler.
Heisler’s first head job was at Guilford for a three year run –
Bobby Heisler – Guilford
2010-11 - 6-10 10-18 2011-12 - 2-14 7-20 2012-13 - 1-15 3-22 TOTAL - 9-39 20-60
Last season the Indians were 10-16.
Heisler (37) was an all-conference guard in 1999 for Harlem and finished fourth in the NIC-9 in scoring his senior year with 17.2 points a game. After two years playing for Rock Valley College and one at Judson University, Heisler joined the coaching staff at Harlem and spent six seasons as an assistant. Last season Heisler was an assistant coach at Winnebago.
Heisler is the long-time PE teacher at Ralston Elementary School in the Harlem District.