Mike Trautman, an Everett Community College Trojan alumnus, has spent the previous 2 seasons as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Everett Community College where he compiled a record of 42-17 overall and 21-7 in the NWAC North Region. Previous to accepting the head coaching position, Trautman was legendary coach Larry Walker’s assistant for 5 seasons from 2011-2016 helping the Trojans accomplish 4 straight winning seasons and two trips to the NWAC Tournament.
Trautman led the Trojans to the program’s first NWAC North Region Championship in school history during the 2017-2018 season going 26-5 overall and 13-1 in the North Region. The Trojans earned the first ever #1 NWAC Coach’s Ranking for the final 5 weeks of the season.
In 2018, Trautman was voted the NWAC North Region Coach of the Year award, along with coaching the NWAC Baden Player of the year and NWAC Region MVP, Gio Jackson.
Prior to Trautman’s arrival at Everett CC, he spent one season as the assistant coach at Shoreline CC during the 2010-2011 season and one season as an assistant at Archbishop Murphy High School during the 2009-2010 year. Trautman also coached High School Boys Basketball in the state of Arizona at Precision High School (2001-2003) and Dysart School District (2003-2007).
The Granite Falls, Washington native prepped at Granite Falls High School and began his college career at Everett Community College where he played for coach Larry Walker from 1996-1998, where he helped the Trojans win 34 games and a 5th place finish in the 1997 NWAC tournament.
Trautman completed his Teaching PE, K-12 Degree at Central Washington University in 2001 and moved to Arizona to teach and coach. After the birth if his 2nd child in 2007, his wife Molly and his two boys, Luke and Tyler, decided to move back home to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to family and set their forever roots in this community.
Trautman currently teaches Elementary PE at Seattle Hill Elementary, in the Snohomish School District and his family resides in Lake Stevens, Washington. When Coach Trautman is not coaching or recruiting for the Trojans, he is golfing, camping, or fishing with friends and family.