One of the most experienced coaches in Division I college basketball will become the 9th head coach of the K-State women’s basketball program. TCU head coach Jeff Mittie has been announced as the new head women’s basketball coach at Kansas State taking the place of Deb Patterson.
Mittie, 47, has earned 454 wins in his 22 years of coaching with a winning percentage of .660. It has included stops at Missouri Western, Arkansas State and TCU. Over his last 14 seasons with the TCU women’s basketball program, Mittie has guided the program to 13 winning seasons with 11 consecutive postseason appearances, including nine NCAA tournament appearances.
He recorded his milestone 300th victory at TCU on Feb. 19th this past season during a home win over Kansas State. He will not be coaching TCU during their run through the WNIT that starts this week.
Mittie agreed to a five year contract approved by the Kansas State Athletics, Inc., Board of Directors and President Kirk Schulz.