Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Rams Basketball Coach Resigns Post.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

* Rick Sleeter compiled a 32-62 record in four seasons at Rio Rancho High School

Rick Sleeter on Friday unexpectedly resigned as the head boys basketball coach at Rio Rancho High School.

Sleeter, 37, submitted his resignation at 11 a.m., then informed his team about two hours later.

"Don't get me wrong, I still have a strong love for the game of basketball," said Sleeter, who compiled a 32-62 record in his four seasons as the Rams head coach. "But this has been one of the toughest years for me in terms of feeling like I haven't been a good father at home. I have two sons (ages 3 and 6), and I needed to make that commitment to them. …

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