Anna Nimz

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Northwestern State University


2020 – Present: Head Coach, Northwestern State University

2018 – 2020: Associate Head Coach, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

2015 – 2018: Head Coach, Kilgore College

2010 – 2015: Head Coach, Labette CC

2008 – 2010: Graduate Assistant Coach, Pittsburg State University

2005 – 2007: Player/Team Captain, Pittsburg State University

2004 – 2005: Player/Team Captain, Washburn University


2009: Pittsburg State University, Masters, Education

2008: Pittsburg State University, Bachelors, Education


Hometown: Topeka, KS

Career Highlights

Career Wins as a Head Coach

20+ Win Seasons (2)
2017-18, 2016-17

Winning Seasons (4)
2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2013-14

In 2021-22, led Northwestern State to the program’s most single-season wins (12) in five seasons, as well as an 11-win improvement from the season prior

As Northwestern State’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached three Southland All-Conference Team selections

In 2018-19 (first season), help guide UTRGV to the most conference wins (10) in program history, as well as an appearance in the WAC Tournament Championship game and a WBI berth

UTRGV’s scoring defense finished ranked 1st in the WAC in 2018-19

As as Assistant Coach at UTRGV, recruited and coached five WAC All-Conference Team selections

From 2015 to 2018, led Kilgore to a 58-36 (.617) overall record and two 21-win seasons, rebuilding a program that had only won seven games the season prior to her arrival

Guided the Kilgore program to consecutive 20+ win seasons (2016 to 2018) for the first time in 21 seasons

In 2013-14, led Labette to the program’s first winning season (16-15) in four seasons

In 2008-09, assisted Pitt State to the program’s first 20-win season in 14 seasons

2006-07 Pittsburg State University Female Student-Athlete of the Year

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