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CURTIS CONDIE IS NEW MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH

CURTIS CONDIE IS NEW MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH

Curtis Condie has accepted the head men’s basketball coaching position at Central Wyoming College.

Condie, who was one of two finalists for the CWC job, was selected following on-campus interviews and presentations May 13. He begins his job, which includes sports information director duties, on June 1.

Condie comes to Central from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston where he was the assistant men’s basketball coach. Condie also served as the head coach at Texas A&M International University in Laredo for the 2006-2007season. Other coaching experience includes associate head men’s basketball coach at Utah Valley University (2002-2006) and assistant men’s basketball coach at Northern Arizona University (2001-2002) in Flagstaff. He earned an AA in Liberal Arts from East Los Angeles College and a BS in Physical Science from Utah State University.

Eric Glenn, the current assistant men’s basketball coach and head golf coach at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, was the other finalist for the job. The college received 76 applications for the coaching job.

One of Condie’s first role as the men’s basketball coach is to direct the annual Men’s Basketball Camp at CWC June 13-15. Condie replaces Jamie Stevens, who was recently hired as the head men’s basketball coach at the Montana State University at Billings, his alma mater.

Riverton, Wyo.— Metallica’s foundation, All Within My Hands, continues its multimilliondollar investment in critical workforce programs at community colleges nationwide. Among the schools, Central Wyoming College was selected from a competitive pool of applicants to receive $100,000 to transform the futures of students in the community.

“Central Wyoming College is excited to be a part of something that is elevating the importance of career paths where people can be really successful,” says President Brad Tyndall. “Trades, like our auto program, are so desperately needed by our communities right now. We’re incredibly thankful for Metallica’s generosity and All Within My Hands’ support.”

“Metallica’s mission to bring ‘dignity to the trades’ is aligned with Central Wyoming College’s purpose of providing high quality education in all of our trades programs,” says Lynne McAuliffe, CWC Dean of Business, Technical, Health and Safety. “We selected the Automotive Technology program to be the focus of this initiative in order to bring additional resources and attention to the demanding profession of automotive technicians.”