Aaron Horne To Be Named Head Boys Basketball Coach

Pending approval by the Monroe Local Schools Board of Education at their June 24 meeting, Aaron Horne is expected to be named the Hornets next Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach.

A Butler County native, Aaron Horne grew up in Fairfield and is a 2002 graduate of Fairfield High School. Aaron began his coaching career in 2006 with Edgewood City Schools where he climbed the coaching ranks as a junior high, freshman and varsity assistant coach before serving as the Cougars Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach from 2011-2013. Coach Horne has also served as an Assistant Coach on the Boys Basketball Coaching Staffs at Middletown High School (2013-2016) and most recently Fairfield High School (2016 to 2019).

Coach Horne currently serves as a Mathematics Teacher and is Head of the Mathematics Department at Fairfield's Freshman School.

On The Hiring of Aaron Horne As Head Boys Basketball Coach:

Monroe High School Athletic Director Eric Silverman shared, “I am extremely excited to welcome Aaron and his family to Hornet Country! Aaron comes to us highly recommended as a Coach who genuinely believes in using the game of basketball to develop young men of high character who are prepared for achieving success at the highest levels in the classroom, on the basketball court and in our community. Aaron has a proven track record of success working at both the high school and junior high school levels as well as experience in developing strong relationships with local youth programs to build a Boys Basketball Program that is all encompassing for grades K-12.”

On Being Named the Hornets Next Head Coach:

Aaron Horne shared, “I am extremely grateful to be given the opportunity to lead the Monroe Boys Basketball Program. It’s an honor and a privilege to coach in the community in which my family and I reside in and it comes with great responsibility that is not taken lightly. I look forward to developing a program of sustained excellence both on and off the floor.”

On What Hornet Fans Can Expect From The Program:

When asked what Hornet Fans can expect from the Boys Basketball program under his leadership Coach Horne explained, “I have high expectations for the Monroe Boys Basketball Program on the floor, in the classroom and in the community. The foundation of the program will be based on the idea that success is based on reaching your fullest potential in all areas. An emphasis will be placed on developing the entire student-athlete through the game of basketball. I expect the boys in the program to be a positive influence in the school and the community and to be a competitive team on the floor that the community will enjoy watching play the game”.

Aaron Horne lives in Monroe with his wife Stefanie and their two children Lyla and Crosley.

There will be an introductory and informational meeting for Athletes and Parents on Friday, June 14 at 5:30pm in the Monroe High School Auditorium. An Open Gym will be held on Monday, June 17 from 2:30pm-4:00pm for all students entering grades 7 through 12.