UIW narrows search for women’s coach

Kate Henderson John WilliamsUniversity of the Incarnate Word is getting closer to hiring a new women’s basketball head coach in the wake of Kate Henderson’s resignation March 7 following a 6-23 season.

“We have had three candidates in and expect to make an announcement soon,” John Williams, director of athletics, told the Logos in a statement.

Before Henderson resigned, she had been with the program for 11 years, including the last nine as a full-time assistant coach or head coach. She was the top assistant coach for the Cardinals in their last six seasons as a member of Division II.  The program went 100-69 during her time as the top assistant coach winning a Heartland Conference Tournament. She spent three seasons as head coach of the Cardinals in the program’s transition years as a Division I program.  She was 19-66 overall and 7-43 against Southland Conference opponents.
“We thank Kate for everything she has done over her 11 years at UIW and we wish her the best in her future endeavors,” Williams said following her resignation.

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