When Coach Jamie Fisher took over the program three years ago he had one thing in mind, and that is bringing back the winning tradition.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to coach at Connors State, which is one of the winningest women’s sjunior college basketball programs in the state of Oklahoma,” said Fisher. “Our teams will be respectful student athletes, and will be competitive basketball players.”
In Fisher’s first three seasons the Cowgirls have posted a 43-48 record, and advanced to the Region II Tournament Quarterfinals in back to back years (2016-2017 & 2017-18).
The 2016-2017 season the Cowgirls qualified advanced to the Region II Quarterfinals for the first time in 6 years in that same season Fisher was honored to receive the 2017 Region 2 Coach of the Year, and saw two of the Cowgirls garner 1st & 2nd Team All Region.
This past season the Cowgirls had one player named to the 1st Team All-Conference and All Region II Team along with another player named All-Conference Honorable Mention.
Since being named Fisher as seen some of his players move on to four year universities including Southern Arkansas, Central Oklahoma Talladega University. Current members of the 2017-2018 team are being recruited by several Division 1 and Division 2 schools along with some NAIA schools.
Prior to Coach Fisher being elevated to the head coaching position at Connors State he served as the assistant coach for three years. During his time of being an assistant Fisher duties were in assisting in recruiting, scouting, player development, and fundraising.
Fisher spent four years in Big Spring, Texas, at Howard College before moving to Connors State.
While working at Howard Fisher worked under Head Coach Earl Diddle, who has coached on every level including the UAE Olympic team.
In Fisher’s tenure at Howard the Lady Hawks won over 85 games and qualified for two NJCAA Region 5 tournaments and one NJCAA National Tournament.
In Fisher’s first season at Howard the Lady Hawks compiled a record of 26-9 winning the Region 5 tournament and qualifying for the NJCAA National Tournament in Salina, Kansas.
Fisher’s was fortunate enough to help recruit and coach 10 WJCAC All Conference players, 5 All Region 5 players, 4 NJCAA Academic All Americans, and 20 players moved on to play at the four year level to schools like Stephen F Austin, University of Houston, and Iowa State University.