Coach Brakebill is entering his 2nd season at Poyen and the 14th season of his coaching
career. Last season, the Indians went 10-16. After beating Hazen in the first round of the district tournament, they were defeated by Bigelow by 4 points for a spot in regionals. He spent the previous seven years (2 as an assistant coach, 5 as the head coach) at Bauxite. As the head coach at Bauxite, the Miners finished with an overall record of 99 - 54. He led them back to the state tournament for the first time since 1963 in his first season. Bauxite also won their first conference championship, first regional championship, and first state tournament game in school history during the 5 years under Brakebill. In his last two seasons at Bauxite, the Miners reached the quarterfinals of the 4A State Tournament. Coach Brakebill and his wife Lauren have been married for 13 years and they have one son named Asher.
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