Head Coach: Addae Houston
Houston completed a bachelor’s degree in social science education as well as a master’s degree in health and physical education from Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU). After completing his degrees, Houston was an assistant women’s basketball coach at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, IL before returning to his alma mater to join the women’s basketball program as an assistant coach. While on the coaching staff at NWMSU, Houston helped the team to 3 NCAA Division II National Tournament appearances, 2 MIAA Conference Tournament titles and an outright MIAA Conference Title in 2011. Also in 2011, Houston helped propel the women’s basketball team to the NCAA Division II Tournament Final Four while setting a single season school record with 29 wins.
As coach, Houston also brings four years of collegiate basketball playing experience to SWCC. He played both at Eastfield Community College in Mesquite, TX and at NWMSU. As a player, his teams reached the NJCAA Elite Eight National Tournament and the NCAA Division II National Tournament South Central Regional Championship game.
Prior to employment at SWCC, Houston was employed by Cameron High School District in Cameron, MO as the In-School Suspension Liaison, as well as the assistant coach of the varsity boys’ basketball team and the head coach of the freshmen boys’ basketball team.