(Editor's note: DCC Athletics release)
GLENDIVE - Dawson Community College women's basketball head coach Romeo Lagmay, Jr. was recently appointed to represent women's basketball at a national level.
Lagmay was voted to be the two-year community college director for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Board of Directors.
"It is truly an honor to serve the WBCA. I am absolutely thrilled and humbled for such an opportunity," Lagmay said. "I will do my best to not only serve the two-year college division, but women's basketball in general for the overall growth and development of the game in all facets. Experience coaching in the NCAA, NAIA and USCAA has definitely prepared me to establish a foundation to contribute to the game of basketball within a national forum, discussing and planning a positive future for women's basketball."
The WBCA Board develops policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of the association. It monitors the organization's financial health, programs and overall performance; employs the executive director; and ensures the association has the resources necessary to meet the needs of its membership. The Board consists of 24 voting members and also oversees the operation of the association and ensures it has the resources necessary to meet needs of its members.
"President Tricia Cullop and the WBCA Executive Committee are pleased to appoint Romeo Lagmay as a new member of the WBCA Board of Directors," said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. "Romeo will serve as the two-year college director, replacing Brian Rosario who is departing for a new coaching opportunity in NCAA Division I. Romeo brings to the board a wealth of experience and has previously served the association as a member of the committee that selects our national coach of the year and Coaches' All-America team in the two-year college division. We look forward to Romeo's leadership and contributions to our community of coaches through his service on our board."