Janet Karvonen became a household name in Minnesota when she led the New York Mills Eagles to three consecutive state championships, scoring more points (3,129) than any boy or girl in state history. A first-team Parade All-American and the National High School Player of the Year, she appeared in two Final Fours for Old Dominion University and Louisiana Tech University. A mother of four, Janet is married to Dr. Alan Montgomery, an orthodontist practicing in Shoreview and Woodbury.
Dave Montgomery, Janet’s son, has been running camps with her since 2003. Dave has coached various levels of basketball over the last fifteen years, most recently as the Head Girls’ Coach at Mounds View High School for six seasons. Dave runs his own business year-round and he is a 2010 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School.