Candi Whitaker named head coach at Missouri Western

Candi Whitaker named head coach at Missouri Western
Former Lady Raiders head coach Candi Whitaker. (KCBD Photo)

SAINT JOSEPH, MO (KCBD) - Former Lady Raider Head Coach Candi Whitaker has agreed to become the new women’s basketball coach at Missouri Western State University.

Whitaker led her alma mater Texas Tech from 2013 to 2018. She will be officially introduced 12:45 p.m. Wednesday to Griffon Nation.

“My family and I could not be more excited to join the Missouri Western family,” Whitaker said in a Missouri Western press release. “The tradition of the women’s basketball program, facilities, community support and the toughest Division II conference in the country, make MWSU a special place. I am excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work.”

As a player at Texas Tech, Cadi led the Lady Raiders to back to back Sweet 16 appearances in 2001 & 2002.

Congrats to Candi Whitaker

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