Jennifer Childress

Jennifer  Childress
Assistant Coach

360-650-4933, jennifer.childress@wwu.edu

In seventh year as full-time assistant at Western, the Vikings making five post-season appearances during her first six years ... Assistant at Cal State San Bernardino the previous four years, being Coyotes' top assistant for two seasons ... Prior to that was part-time assistant at WWU during 2001-02 season, the Vikings winning the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship and reaching the NCAA Division II West Regional title game ... Taught physical education and health for seven years at Meridian High School ... Coached basketball there for six years, the Trojans making three straight state appearances, winning district title and reaching championship game of Class 2A state tournament in 2000 ... Posted winning records last five seasons ... North Cascades Conference Coach of the Year in 1999 ... Northwest Bi-District Tournament Coach of the Year in 1998 and 2000 ... Assistant coach for three years at Lynden High School, the Lions going to state one year ... Completed master's degree in education from City University (Bellevue) in 2001 ... Obtained bachelor's degree in physical education at George Fox University (Newberg, OR) in 1992, being graduate assistant in basketball for one season ... Started two years in basketball, being team captain as senior ... Also shortstop in fastpitch for two seasons, being first-team Northwest Conference all-star as senior ... First-team all-region as sophomore in both basketball and fastpitch at Wenatchee Valley CC ... Art Fiero Scholar Athlete award winner ... Graduated from Sehome High School in 1987 ... Three-year starter and first-team all-league in basketball as senior on team that was runner-up at Class AAA state tournament ... Twice all-league in softball and volleyball ... 43 years old.


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