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COACHING STAFF

 

COLLIN LANAM  |  HEAD COACH

Collin Lanam was announced as the head women’s basketball coach in August 2016. Lanam spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach for the Saints men’s basketball team.

“I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to become the head coach of the Maryville women’s basketball team,” Lanam said. “My staff and I will continue to build upon the culture and tradition that exists here at Maryville. I look forward to guiding these young women to another successful year academically, socially and athletically.”

Lanam has coached four All-Great Lakes Valley Conference selections at Maryville and helped 20 student-athletes earn GLVC All-Academic honors. He oversaw the squads that earned consecutive National Association of Basketball Coaches Academic Team Excellence awards in 2015 and 2016. Lanam been a part of 35 victories for the Saints men’s team during his time at Maryville.

Prior to Maryville, Lanam worked at the University of Indianapolis. He assisted the Greyhound program in all facets, including scouting, recruiting, on-court instruction, video coordination and summer camps. During his time with the Greyhounds, Lanam helped the team reach three straight NCAA Tournaments. The program was ranked for 10 consecutive weeks in the NABC Division II Top 25, and was as high as No. 5 in January 2013. At UIndy, Lanam coached two All-Americans and four All-Conference selections.

A native of Crawfordsville, Ind., Lanam graduated from Wabash College in 2006.  He served as the junior varsity head coach and varsity assistant at Crawfordsville High School for the 2005-06 season. He also was an assistant for the post-graduate team at Lee (Maine) Academy for the 2006-07 campaign. Lanam worked as the graduate manager for the men's basketball team at Southern Illinois before assuming his position at Indianapolis. He has worked numerous basketball camps across the country, including Reebok and Nike camps, as well as prominent schools like Purdue, Baylor, Texas and Southern Methodist. Lanam earned his master’s in business administration from UIndy in 2012.

 

KENNEDY CATTENHEAD ASSISTANT COACH

Kennedy Cattenhead joined the Saints women's basketball coaching staff in June 2018. She was a four-year standout player and was a team captain for three years at the University of Illinois playing in 112 games, making 74 starts.

Cattenhead earned All-Big Ten Academic honors four straight years and was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society. She was amongst 42 students who were selected for maintaining at least a 3.4 GPA through their junior year, earned a varsity letter and have good moral character, exhibiting citizenship and leadership qualities. Throughout her time at Illinois, Cattenhead was an active participant in her community, and she was a part of several registered student organizations. She was nominated for WBCA Allstate Good works Team.

The following year Cattenhead was nominated as the only undergraduate student to work directly under the Senior Associate Director of Athletics to be a part of the Illinois Diversity and Inclusion board as a representative for the student-athlete body. She was a regular volunteer throughout the community regularly throughout her five years at Illinois.

Cattenhead will graduate from the University of Illinois with a master’s degree in Higher Education with a concentration on Diversity and Equity. She not only excelled athletically but academically and strived to make a difference in giving back through volunteer work in the surrounding community, throughout her five years at University of Illinois.

 

REIKO THOMAS ASSISTANT COACH

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