Coastal Bend College Director of Athletics Paul Cantrell, recently announced the hiring of Nate Purswell as the new Cougar Head Women's Basketball Coach.
Purswell takes the reigns as the leader of the Cougar Women's Basketball Program after serving as an assistant the past four years at Frank Phillips College in Borger, TX. While on staff at "Frank", Purswell worked with both the women's (2013-2015) and men's (2016) programs as the lead assistant coach handling recruiting, training, scouting and academic enhancement. Purswell also served as an adjunct mathematics faculty member at "Frank"; a role he will also serve here at CBC.
Purswell begin his playing days at Borger High School, before attending Frank Phillips College, where he earned the Academic Plainsmen of the Year Award ('09), NJCAA Distinguished Academic All-American ('08) and Phi Theta Kappa memberhsip ('08 and '09). After graduating with his Associate in Science, Purswell extended his academic and playing career at West Texas A & M University, graduating with his Bachelor degree in 2014. Purswell recently completed his Master's Degree in Athletic Administration in May of 2017.