NEW PALTZ – — The department of athletics at SUNY New Paltz has hired Brad Duckworth as its new head women’s basketball coach.
Duckworth spent the last two years as the head women’s basketball coach at Western Wisconsin Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin. During that time he guided the program to back-to-back conference championships and two straight undefeated seasons in league play. In 2000-01, Western Wisconsin Technical College captured the Wisconsin Junior College Athletic Association Region 4 Championship and established a school record for consecutive wins with 10 in the process.
Duckworth began his collegiate coaching career in 1997 at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and spent three years as the first assistant and head junior varsity coach.
Duckworth earned his master’s degree in sport administration from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse in May. He also owns an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse in sport management.