Spartans Announce Women’s Basketball Coach

Secrett StubblefieldCreston, IA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has announced Secrett Stubblefield of Fredericksburg, VA, will succeed Jeremiah “Buck” Scheel as the head women’s basketball coach for the SWCC Spartans.

Stubblefield comes to Southwestern from Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO, where she was the assistant women’s basketball coach for one year.  Prior to coaching at Central, she was the head varsity girl’s basketball coach and a teacher for Waynesboro High School in Waynesboro, VA.

While coaching at Waynesboro, Stubblefield led her team to the state finals where they finished as runner-up with a 26-4 record.  She was named Group AA Region III Coach of the Year, as well as Shenandoah Valley Hit Newspaper Group (VHSL) AA Coach of the Year.  In addition, her team received the VHSL Group AA State Sportsmanship Award.

“I am extremely excited and honored to be at the helm of the women's basketball program at Southwestern Community College,” Stubblefield stated.  “My first priority is ensuring the academic excellence of the student-athletes continues to thrive, as well as their overall college experience.”

Stubblefield, a former professional player and NCAA/NJCAA student-athlete, prides herself in having the ability to encourage and motivate student-athletes beyond their capacity.

“On and off the court, we will compete with class, heart, toughness, and discipline on a daily basis,” Stubblefield explained. “Anything less will not be tolerated.”

Stubblefield has her associate’s degree from Northwest Florida State College and her bachelor of science degree from St. John’s University.  She is planning to finish her master of education degree in December 2010 from Central Methodist University.