Posted On: 10/14/15 5:45 PM

Coaching matters to Hayden Monix. He likes getting input and hearing how he can get better. It’s why coaching is so important in making a future college decision for the senior at Lowell High School.

“I’m looking for a program that wants to coach me as much as I want to be coached,” Monix said.

For the 6-foot-8 senior, this type of feedback gives him the chance to become better everyday. So far, it has led to great things. Monix is rated the No. 136 prospect in the Prep Hoops Indiana Top 180 and has garnered interest from various college programs.

He has recently been in contact with Illinois Wesleyan, Wabash College, IU Kokomo and Rock Valley College.

These coaches have told him his willingness to listen to them is something they want in a future player. They also enjoy the 6-foot-8 player's physical skills.

“A lot of coaches say they like how I can kind of stretch it out to about 15 feet, and they like my defensive ability and being able to alter shots down low,” Monix said.

Most of the coaches have said they see Monix as a four or five, but to be a more effective

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