Independence Community College has named a new head women's basketball coach.
Former Assistant Coach Rob Beckmann has been named the new head coach for the Pirates. ICC President Dr. Vincent Bowhay says Coach Beckmann is a man of integrity who puts student-athletes first and he is excited to see all that Coach Beckmann will accomplish in this new role. In addition to serving as an assistant to former Head Coach Jim Turgeon, Beckmann also served as the recruiting coordinator for the past three seasons.
During Beckmann's time as an assistant at ICC the Pirates have won 60 games, won the 2021 NJCAA Region VI Championship, the program’s first in 25 years, and won the 2022 Jayhawk Conference Championship with 20 wins over league opponents. ICC Athletic Director Melissa Anderson says Coach Beckmann has been pivotal in the success of the women’s basketball program and his competitive spirit, passion for the game and true belief in junior college athletics will help him continue to grow the program.