Thelen making transition from court to sideline

03/02/2016 08:30 AM

Jake Thelen is now on the outside looking in. After playing basketball for three years at Bellarmine University and graduating last spring, he is now watching games from the sidelines as an assistant coach.

In his first season not playing basketball in years, Thelen is now part of the boys’ basketball staff at Louisville’s St. Xavier High School. The Tigers have a 21-9 record on the season as they head into regional tournament play. We talked with Thelen to find out what he’s learned in his first year on the bench and what lessons he hopes to share with his new team.

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