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Addie Lees
Position:
Head Coach
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Addie Lees is in her fourth season (2021-22) as the head coach of the Lady Rangers.

For the 2021-22 season, Lees looks to continue building a strong foundation on the court and in the classroom.


About Addie Lees:

KC Highlights:

First Season... Team G.P.A. 3.15 and a graduation rate of 100%... 3 Academic All-Conference Selections, 2 NJCAA Academic All-Americans... 2019 NJCAA Academic All-American Team... 100 % Transfer Rate to Universities (8 sophomores)... 2019 Region 14 Tournament Semi-finalists... 1 All-American, 1 All-Region player, 2 All-Conference players, 1 Honorable Mention player, 1 Region 14 All-Tournament selection... First coach in program history to beat 3 ranked opponents in first season (#2 TVCC, #8 TJC, #22 OC). Most overall and conference wins by first year head coach in program history. 

 

Second Season... Team G.P.A. 3.38, Graduation Rate 100%... 2 All-Conference Academic Selections, 5 NJCAA Academic All-Americans... 2020 NJCAA Academic All-American Team... WBCA Academic All-American Team... 100 % Transfer Rate to Universities (4 sophomores)... 2020 Region 14 Tournament Quarter-finalists. 1 All-Region player, 2 All-Conference players, 1 Honorable Mention player, 2 WNIT All-Tournament Selections... Beat ranked opponents (#13 TJC, #19 SLCC, #13 MC).

 

Third Season... Team G.P.A. TBD and 100% Graduation Rate (2 sophomores)... 2021 Region 14 Tournament Quarter-finalists... 1 All-Region player, 1 All-Conference player, 3 Honorable Mention All-Conference Selections... 1 NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American... 1 WBCA All-American... 4 Academic All-Conference Selections. 

 


Universities & colleges attended by former players of Lees:

Arlington Baptist University, Bethel University, Butler University, Eastern New Mexico University, Fresno Pacific University, Fresno State University, Grambling State University, Houston Baptist University, Howard Payne University, Our Lady of the Lakes University, Panhandle State University, South Carolina State University, St. Mary’s University, Tarleton State University, Texas Southern University, Troy University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, University of Oregon, University of the Southwest, University of South Florida, University of Texas at Tyler, University of Texas Dallas, University of Texas Permian Basin, University of West Georgia and Wayland Baptist University


Lees before KC:

Lees most recently worked at Texas State University as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Bobcats. She was an integral part of recruiting high school and junior college student-athletes.  She was in charge of guard development and assisted with scouting. In the 2016-17 season Lees helped the team to a post season appearance and worked with Taeler Deer who earned Third Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors.

During the 2015-16 season the Bobcats set a record for made 3-point field goals with 232. Under the guidance of Lees, Taeler Deer was named both College Sports Madness National Mid-Major Player of the Week and Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week.

Before Texas State, she was the head coach at Clarendon College from 2014-15 where her team earned several key victories including wins against South Plains College and No.4-ranked and defending conference champion New Mexico Junior College for the first time in program history.

Lees coached two all-conference players while at Clarendon and her team also earned NJCAA Academic Honorable Mention honors in 2015.

Prior to her stint at Clarendon, Lees was an associate head coach under Earl Diddle at Howard College from 2012-14. Her coaching career began at Eastern New Mexico University in 2009 where she was a graduate assistant coach until 2011.

As a point guard, Lees had an outstanding career in both high school and college. Starting with a pair of state championships and a state runner-up at Plainview High School to back-to-back regional appearances at Midland College in 2005 and 2006. 

Lees concluded her playing days at the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she led the team to a conference tournament championship appearance as well as an appearance in the regional semifinal in 2009.

She scored a career best 20 points against Northwestern State University as a Cotton Blossom.Lees, originally from Plainview (Texas), graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2009 from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and a master’s degree from Eastern New Mexico in 2011.

Malik Latin
Position:
Assistant Coach
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Malik Latin is in his first season (2020-21) as assistant coach of the Lady Rangers.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and will graduate this year with a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Latin has served as a graduate assistant basketball coach for TAMU-CC for the last two seasons.

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