VIENNA, Ill. (New First) — After four triumphant seasons at Vienna High School, head men’s basketball coach Stephen Dreher has announced his retirement, leaving a legacy of success within the Eagles’ program.

Under Coach Dreher’s guidance, the Eagles clinched three consecutive Black Diamond Conference titles and achieved an average of 26 wins per year over the past three seasons. His leadership also propelled the team to a new school record of 29 wins in a season, surpassing the previous record set in 2007.

In addition to their conference dominance, the Eagles secured notable accolades including three consecutive second-place finishes in the Vienna Classic, a Consolation Championship in 2021, and a third-place finish in 2022. The team also claimed a fifth-place finish at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament and a second-place finish in the Superman Classic.

Furthermore, the Eagles advanced to the IHSA 2A Regional Championship game in each of the past two seasons, cementing their status as a formidable force in high school basketball.

Reflecting on his tenure, Coach Dreher expressed gratitude for the opportunity to coach exceptional young athletes in a supportive community. He emphasized his optimism for the program’s future, citing increased student involvement and dedicated coaching staff at lower grade levels.

Athletic director David Hill praised Coach Dreher as a catalyst for enthusiasm and remarked on his invaluable contributions to Vienna Eagles Basketball.

Vienna High School is currently seeking qualified candidates for the head basketball coach position, as well as social studies and physical education instructors. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications to or contact Athletic Director David Hill at Details regarding all open positions can be found at Vienna High School’s employment portal.