|Title:||Associate Head Coach|
|College:||Missouri State '91|
Ronda Hubbard is in her 12th year on the staff at Missouri
Southern and serves in the position of Associate Head Coach.
During her 11 years with the Lions, she has helped the team to a 158-122 record, including winning marks in each of those seasons and eight straight trips to the MIAA Postseason Tournament.
In 2000-01, Hubbard helped the University of Texas-Pan American post its most wins in a season since becoming an NCAA Division I institution in 1985, and the second most victories in school history.
Prior to her stint at Texas-Pan American, she served on current Lions head coach Maryann Mitts’ staff as an assistant at Rockhurst University from 1996-2000. There, she helped the Lady Hawks post a 68-45 record and advance to the 1997-98 Sweet 16.
Hubbard was also an assistant coach at Southwest Baptist University from 1994-96, helping guide the team to a 39-19 record. She also served as head girls basketball coach at Springfield Catholic High School from 1991-94, where she posted a 76-16 record and won back-to-back Missouri Class 2 state championships. She continues to hold the Missouri State High School Activities Association's (MSHSAA) record of being the youngest coach to accomplish such a feat.
She earned an Educational Specialist degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, as well as a master’s of science degree in education from Southwest Baptist in 1995. Hubbard earned a bachelor of science in physical education/health, secondary education from Missouri State University in 1991, where she played basketball from 1986-89. Hubbard’s educational background is indicative of some of the highest in her field.
In addition to her basketball coaching duties, Hubbard is an instructor in the Missouri Southern Kinesiology department.
“It is a honor to work with coach Mitts,” Hubbard said. “Anyone that has been around her knows the amount of passion she brings to the game and how she teaches her team lessons not just on the court, but also how to win in the ‘game of life’.”
“Ronda Hubbard is an amazing on-court technician of the game of basketball,” says head coach Maryann Mitts. “Her analytical preparation of our opponents is excellent. We are very privileged to have someone of her expertise at Missouri Southern as part of our women’s basketball staff.”