By Rudy Armstrong
Women’s Head Basketball Coach, Don Edwards, reached a great milestone by clinching his 400th career win.
Edwards has been a part of Northwest coaching staff for over 30 seasons.
He has also been the head coach for golf for 20 years. He was the assistant coach for the women’s and men’s basketball team in 1983 and four years later, became the women’s head basketball coach.
Edwards has had a lot of success as head coach of the Lady Rangers, by leading them to three National Tournaments, two state championship appearances and 15 NJCAA Region tournaments.
He has been named MACJC Coach of the year twice, Region XXIII and District 16 coach of the year four times and MAC Women’s Basketball Coach of the year three times.
He has had 18 former Lady Rangers to sign with four-year universities. His record at Northwest currently stands at 390-278.
“I have been blessed with a great coaching staff and a great group of girls,” Edwards said.
He has also had lots of success while coaching golf. He has been named MACJC Golf Coach of the Year twice.
Out of the past 13 seasons, Edwards has had at least one player to compete in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament.