April 27, 2006

New Men's & Women's Basketball Coaches to be Introduced Publicly at 3 p.m. on Friday

April 27, 2006

GREELEY, Colo. - New University of Northern Colorado men's head basketball coach Tad Boyle, along with new women's head basketball coach Jaime White, will be formally introduced to the media and public on Friday, April 28 at a 3 p.m. press conference which will take place at the High Plains Club Room at Nottingham Field on the University of Northern Colorado campus.

The event will mark the first public appearances for both Boyle and White. The press conference is open to the public and all Northern Colorado supporters are encouraged to attend. After Boyle and White are introduced to those in attendance, they will field questions from media and boosters in attendance.

The Greeley native Boyle was named the 17th coach in Northern Colorado men's basketball history on Tuesday, April 25. He previously spent six seasons as the associate head coach at Wichita State University. There he helped guide the Shockers to a 22-9 record and NCAA Sweet 16 appearance this past season. He also held positions at Jacksonville State, Tennessee and Oregon.

A high school All-American at Greeley Central High School, Boyle led the Wildcats to a state championship in 1981. He then took his game to the hardwood at the University of Kansas, where he played on a pair of NCAA Tournament teams and was the team captain for coach Larry Brown in his senior season of 1985.

White was tabbed as the 11th head coach in the women's basketball program history on April 13, 2006. White previously spent three seasons at the University of Wyoming as an assistant coach on Joe Legerski's staff. White was also an assistant coach at Utah under Elaine Elliott, and helped the Utes to an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2003. Prior to her stints as an assistant coach, White was the head coach at Snow College, a NJCAA school in Ephraim, Utah. There she led the Badgers to a 107-50 record and a pair of conference championships.

White played college basketball at both Utah Valley Community College and Southern Utah.

For questions about the event or for more information, contact Kyle Schwartz (970-351-2522, Kyle.Schwartz@unco.edu) or Eric Scott (970-351-1065, Eric.Scott@unco.edu) in the Northern Colorado Athletic Media Relations Office.