Former Gopher Damien Johnson Coaching at North St Paul H.S.

December 28, 2017 04:15 PM

During his four-year career as a Minnesota Gophers, Damien Johnson says he loved studying game tapes and breaking down opponents. 

So it comes as no surprise he's now trying his hand at coaching.  Johnson is in his first season as head coach at North St. Paul High School.

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Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' story on North St Paul basketball coach and former Gopher Damien Johnson

Johnson is a native of Thibodaux, Louisiana who came to Minnesota on a basketball scholarship to play for the Gophers.

He played from 2006 to 2010, starting in his junior and senior seasons and averaging nearly ten points a game.

He joins a North St Paul program two years removed from a State Tournament appearance.

Johnson's team is off to a 5-2 start in his debut season.

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