Dell Leonard has been the Mountain Home (AR) High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach for the past 19 seasons. The Lady Bomber Basketball Team has reached the State Playoffs 18 years in a row. During Dell’s time as the Girls Basketball Coach, the Lady Bombers have reached the Final Four in the Arkansas State Playoffs 8 times.
Coach Leonard attended North Arkansas Community College in Harrison, Arkansas from 1987-1990 and joined the United States Marine Corp in 1992. He was an active duty Marine for two years, and then entered the Marine Corps Reserves from 1994-2002.
In 1995 Coach Leonard graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR with a Bachelor of Science in Education Degree. In 2004, he earned his Master of Science in Education Degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. During his time as a student at North Arkansas Community College and Ouachita Baptist University, he was a four year letterman on the baseball team.
Dell has coached other sports besides basketball throughout his career at Mountain Home. He was an assistant coach on the 1997 5A State Championship Bomber Baseball Team and in 2008 and 2010 as the Head Softball Coach, he led the Lady Bomber Softball Team to the 6A State Championship. Coach Leonard was also the Mountain Home Head Boys and Girls Golf Coach from 2015-2018.
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