Ben Conrad Nike Championship Basketball Clinic Notes by Matt Woodcock
A “Thank You” to Coach Matt Woodcock of Baker University for the Ben Conrad Nike Championship Basketball Clinic Notes.
Coach Ben Conrad took over the head women’s basketball coaching job at Johnson County Community College women’s basketball program in June, 2008. Coach Conrad has enjoy a HIGH level of success and has a reputation of an energetic leader and relentless recruiter. He build his program on hard work, defensive effort and a “team first” mentality and the program has thrived under this direction.
Head Coach – Ben Conrad
University of Northern Iowa ’99
238-33 (.878) – 8 Seasons at JCCC
309-60 (.837) – 11 Seasons at NJCAA Level
331-125 (.727) – 14 Seasons Overall
Coach Conrad has won seven straight 30 win seasons, a first in the NJCAA women’s basketball history. They also won a NJCAA Division II National Championship and school record 34 wins (2015), three other NJCAA D-II Tournament appearances (2011, 2012, 2013) and four KJCCC conference titles (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016).
Coach Conrad prides himself on coaching fundamentally sound defensive teams and he has had six of his eight teams in the National top 10, including leading the nation three separate times.
Coach Ben Conrad was named as the 2016 United States Marine Corps/WBCA Junior/Community College National Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. Coach Ben Conrad will be presented the prestigious Pat Summitt Trophy at the annual WBCA Award Show April 5 at the WBCA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
He recently completed his eighth season at the college, leading the Lady Cavaliers to a No.1 ranking and an unblemished 30-0 record during the regular season.
Coach Conrad is a great program building that you learn a lot about. Some of the best JUCO coaches have went on to NCAA Division 1. Coach Conrad is on his way very soon.
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