With a reputation as one of the best teachers in the game, 1988 Olympic gold medalist Kamie Ethridge is in her first season with Northern Colorado Women’s Basketball. Ethridge’s resume also boasts a 1986 National Championship and elite status as a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Ethridge spent five years as assistant coach at Vanderbilt advancing to a Final 4 in 1992. She also spent 18 seasons as associate head coach at Kansas State. K-State advanced to nine NCAA tournament appearances, four WNIT post season tournaments (including winning the 2006 WNIT Championship), and won two Big 12 Championship titles. The Wildcats posted a record of 350-226 over that span, including one NCAA Sweet 16 appearance. Ethridge spent four years on the USA Basketball Women’s Player Selection Committee, helping to select numerous teams, including the World University Games, Pan American Games and Jones Cup teams. Adept at spotting and recruiting talent, Ethridge played a major role in recruiting five Kodak All-Americans and 13 Gatorade State Players of the Year.
Kelly Moylan joins the Northern Colorado Women's Basketball staff for her first year as assistant coach in 2014-15.
She came to Northern Colorado from Kansas State after serving on the same staff as Bears head coach Kamie Ethridge. In her nine years at KSU, the Wildcats totaled a record of 151-113 and qualified for 4 NCAA Tournaments and 3 WNIT appearances.
Before coaching with Kansas State, Moylan served as head girls basketball coach at Junction City (Kan.) High School for two seasons and at Hiawatha (Kan.) High School for two seasons. She totaled a 30-15 record and earned co-Coach of the Year honors at JCHS.
Moylan was a four-year letter winner in her playing career with Kansas State from 1989-93. She ranks sixth all-time in career 3-point field goal percentage (38.4) in Kansas State program history.
Laurie Koehn is entering her first season as an assistant coach for Northern Colorado. Koehn has spent the previous 11 years playing professional basketball in the United States and around the world. She played for the Washington Mystics and Atlanta Dream in the WNBA along with in Poland, Turkey and Australia.
She attended Kansas State University, and left her mark on the program. She was a CoSIDA Academic All-American in 2004, along with two time All-Big 12 Second Team member. She also left her mark on the NCAA history book as the all-time leader in made three point shots with 392. That record held until 2015 when Connecticut's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis.
In high school Koehn competed on the United States U18 team helping them to the gold medal in 2000.