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Gary Hveem
About Gary
Gary received his BA from Northern Iowa University and an MA from Truman State University. Gary held coaching positions in football, basketball, track and baseball from 1963-1986.  His football record includes an impressive 172 wins - 47 losses.  He received the 3A Coach of the year in Tama, Iowa and 5A Coach of the year in Alamogordo, NM. As the Athletic Director with the Rio Rancho Public Schools, he initiated the visiting team Student-Host Program, organized and directed school-wide and sport-specific booster clubs, got State Athletic Director Association membership in the New Mexico Activities Association, and introduced the possession clock in high school games as a state/national experiment.

  Gary Hveem
Gary's professional high school athletic service includes:
  • New Mexico Activities Assistant Director
  • New Mexico High School Athletic Directors Association President
  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association State Chair
  • New Mexico High School Coaches Association District President

Gary has been honored as Athletic Director of the Year by the New Mexico High School Association and as State Athletic Director of the Year by the National Council Secondary Schools.


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