Women’s basketball head coach Kevin Becker announced his resignation with the Coyotes on May 9 after a total of 17 seasons.
Among working with our Women’s Basketball team, Becker has secured four NCAA Tournament berths (1998, 2007, 2008, and 2011), two second-place CCAA regular-season finishes (1998 and 2008), and finished his career with an overall record of 251-216 (.537).
His contributions to his team and the athletic program have been widely recognized among the athletic program staff including Director of Athletics, Kevin Hatcher.
“He brought a sense of personable responsibility for the young ladies on the team,” said Hatcher. “He made sure that the young ladies were responsible for everything on the court and more so off the court; he wanted them to be good.”
Becker has accomplished many goals throughout his career and has left a positive impact on the program and his players.
According to a press release on CSUSB’s athletics page.
Becker stated, “Over the course of the last 17 years, it has been my privilege to teach and coach so many outstanding young women. It has been my pleasure to work for a fine university. I believe it is time to begin a new chapter in my life and I am thankful for the opportunity to coach and work at Cal State San Bernardino.’’
The program is looking for, “a coach that is serious about their craft but also makes sure it is a good experience,” said Hatcher.
According to Hatcher, he has received over several applications for the position with more on the way in the next couple of weeks.
He is hoping to have a new head coach hired by the first week of July.
Becker left an imprint in the basketball program and according to Hatcher, he hopes that the next head coach will continue on with his example.
It is a bittersweet moment for the team while Becker closes this chapter in his life but we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.