Cedar Bluffs Girls Basketball

73 Years By The Numbers

Conference Championships - 39

All-Conference Basketball Players - 64

All-Area Basketball Players - 85

All-State Basketball Players - 27

College Basketball Signees - 3 (Southeast Community College, Hamilton College)

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Girls Basketball Team

2021-2022 Roster


  • Emersyn Shanahan

  • Elley Headid

  • Jersey Houston

  • Addy Sweeney

  • Alli Benke


  • Katie Kiefer #2

  • Madelyn Thomas #5

  • Olivia Thiesen #14

  • Hannah Cozad #23

  • Shelby Samek #33



  • Natalie Vasquez #4

  • Madison Patyk #12

  • Elly Campbell #21

Cedar Bluffs Wildcat Basketball Records

Basketball Records

Coaching Staff

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Brian Dunker / Head Coach

Brian Dunker is in his second year at Cedar Bluffs teaching high school business and information technology classes as well as being the head girls basketball coach. Coach Dunker graduated from Cedar Bluffs High School. While in high school, Coach Dunker played high school basketball. During his time at Cedar Bluffs, he helped lead the Wildcats to back-to-back Frontier Conference championships in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. Coach Dunker graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While attending college at UNL, Coached Dunker worked as a student manager for Nebraska Women's Basketball. As a student manager he had the opportunity to work with Coach Connie Yori and numerous college athletes who went on to play professionally overseas or in the WNBA. Coach Dunker also worked as a coach during summer basketball skills camps hosted by Coach Yori and the Huskers. Head women's basketball coach at Midland University, Shawn Gilbert, was also a coach on Yori's staff during Coach Dunker's time as a student manager. After attending college, Coach Dunker had spent the last four years at Raymond Central teaching and coaching. He worked as the head assistant for high school boy's basketball at Raymond Central developing athletes to succeed at the highest level.

Dawn Hansen

Dawn Hansen / Assistant Coach

Dawn Hansen is a Cedar Bluffs Alumni. She played basketball, volleyball, golf and track during high school. Her love of basketball lead her to start coaching her daughters' youth basketball teams for the past five years and youth volleyball team. Dawn has been an assistant coach for the high school girls basketball team for the past two years and also started coaching the junior high girls basketball team this past year. Dawn is married to Ben Hansen who is also a Cedar Bluffs alumni and they have two daughters Taylor and Gwenyth. Dawn is looking forward to the day when she may get to coach her own daughters in high school basketball.

Mrs. Callahan

Ashley Callahan / Assistant Coach

Ashley Callahan is in her sixth year at Cedar Bluffs as a paraprofessional in the elementary. Coach Callahan is a graduate of Cedar Bluffs High School. During high school, Coach Callahan played volleyball, basketball, and ran track all four years. While in college, she coached youth basketball, volleyball, and softball in Lincoln and Cedar Bluffs. Since working as a paraprofessional, Coach Callahan has helped with multiple sports. For two years she was the assistant junior high girls basketball coach before taking over the head coaching job the last three years. Callahan has also spent the last year as assistant junior high volleyball coach. She has coached one season as assistant high school girls basketball and junior high track. The last five years, Coach Callahan has been helping junior high athletes prepare for high school sports. 

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