NKU women's basketball coach Nancy Winstel.
Women's basketball coaching legend Nancy Winstel
has announced her
retirement after 29 years of coaching the Norse.
is an institution at NKU
, transforming the program into a national powerhouse.
teams have won two national championships (2000 and 2009), 636 games, and have earned her
countless honors, including six Great Lakes Valley coach of the year awards and the title Coach of the Decade
from the Women's Division II Bulletin in 2009.
Winstel's history with the Norse started long before she
first game in Highland Heights.
She was a member of the first women's basketball team the school ever fielded, when it was called Northern Kentucky State in 1974.
says it will honor Winstel
with a special day in her
honor later this spring.
Details will be announced once everything is finalized.
Channel 9's Philip Lee had the chance to speak with Winstel about her retirement.