SL native Bjorkgren named new coach of Iowa Energy D-League basketball team
The Iowa Energy have named Nate Bjorkgren the franchise’s new head coach at a press conference last Thursday. Bjorkgren is a Storm Lake native and a 1993 graduate of Storm Lake High School.
“Nate Bjorkgren is the perfect coach for the Iowa Energy,” owner Jerry Crawford said. “We announced that he would be our head coach when Nick Nurse left. Unfortunately, our confidence in him prompted Golden State to hire him and put him first in North Dakota then in Santa Cruz. All Nate did there was take them to the championship game against Nick Nurse.