New Coaches Named For Two MCAC Basketball Programs

Minnesota State-Fergus Falls and Ridgewater College recently announced new hires in women's basketball.
Minnesota State-Fergus Falls and Ridgewater College recently announced new hires in women's basketball.

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Two recent hires have been announced in women's basketball head coaching roles in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

At  Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota, Carrie Ogdahl returns to lead the Warrior women's basketball team.  Ogdahl - also an instructor at Ridgewater - is back on the bench after a five-year hiatus; she re-starts her college coaching career with a 274-236 record and three trips to the NJCAA national tournament in her first tenure in Willmar. Ogdahl has earned her M.S. in Physical Education from St. Cloud State University and holds B.A. in Business Administration from Southwest Minnesota State University. As an instructor at Ridgewater, Ogdahl teaches courses in Sport Psychology, Physical Education and Wellness. 

For the official Ridgewater press release, please click here.

Jodi Holleman has been tabbed as the new women's basketball coach at Minnesota State-Fergus Falls. Holleman has served as the women's basketball coach at Ridgewater College for the past five years; prior to her time with the Warriors, Holleman led the Hancock High School girl's basketball program for 15 seasons. The new Spartan mentor is also heavily involved in the local AAU basketball scene through the West Central Wildcats, one of the top amateur basketball programs in greater Minnesota.  Holleman will lead the Spartans as they return to the court in 2020-21 after a one-year hiatus. 

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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, as well as select member colleges in North Dakota and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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