Skip To Main Content

Team Details

Varsity Basketball

Coach: Julie Goessling Matheny '79

Julie Goessling Matheny ’79 graduated from Saint Louis University and played four years of basketball on a scholarship. In 1992, she returned to SJA as the head of the Junior Varsity Basketball team and as the Assistant  Varsity Coach. In 1999, she took the Head Varsity coaching position. Since then, she has had 13+ 20-win seasons, 16 Missouri District Championships, 9 Final Four appearances and 1 Class 5A Missouri State Championship. She was recently inducted into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and continues to lead and inspire her teams today along with her twin brother, coach Bob Goessling, and Tim Stock.

Assistant Coaches: Bob Goessling, Tim Stock

For updates, practice and tournament information, please contact the coach.

2022-23 Basketball Tryout Information:
Tuesday, November 1 (5:45 - 7:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, November 2 (5:15  - 7:00 p.m.)
Thursday, November 3 (5:15 - 7:00 p.m.)

You must have your MSHSAA Physical Form completed by a doctor and the MSHSAA Annual History Form completed and both uploaded to your SchoolAdmin account before you will be allowed to tryout. The deadline for uploading forms is October 24, 2022. The forms are available online at,click on Athletics and then select Tryout Information. Please direct questions to Maureen McVey, Athletic Director at or at (314) 394-4134. Do not mail forms to school - they must be uploaded. 
State Championships: 1975, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004