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Jan Van Tuyl, who began coaching and teaching in 1969 in the Clark County School District, died this week at age 83. He coached tennis and basketball at Desert Pines High School, even though he qualified to retire in the late 1990s.

Remembering Jan Van Tuyl, who coached into his 80s and left mark on LV teens
July 19, 2018 | 2 a.m.
The Basic High girls basketball team won the overtime jump ball. With possession, coach Jan Van Tuyl’s strategy was simple: Hold onto the ball for the last shot. So, the Lady Wolves deliberately ran out the clock, dribbling and passing to avoid the defense until the end of the four ...

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