Coach Rhonda Farney
graduated Summa Cum Laude-only a teenager at the time-from Howard Payne University
She then coached basketball and track and taught English at Goldthwaite High School for 10 years, followed by a two-year stint at Ozona High School.
While at Goldthwaite
was the only girls coach on staff, coaching the seventh, eighth, junior varsity, and varsity basketball teams.
At the varsity level, her
teams won 10 district championships, four bi-district championships, two area championships, and made four regional appearances.
team won 20 or more games each season, and nine players received college scholarships.
was selected Central Texas Coach of the Year on four different occasions and received the TABC Milestone Award in April 1990 for 300 wins, in 1993 for 400 wins, in 1996 for 500 wins, in 2000 for 600 wins, and in 2004 for 700 career varsity wins.
In 1998, she was selected the District VI (TX, NM, LA, OK, MI, AR) Converse Coach of the Year and Fox SW's Coach Who Makes a Difference.
was named the National Federation's
Section 6 (TX, NM, CO
, AZ, OK, LA) Coach of the Year.
She is a former President of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Texas Girls Coaches Association.
was named 1991 TGCA Coach of the Year and was voted by her
peers to coach both the TABC
and TGCA All-Star games in 1993.
On the national scene, in April of 1996, she
traveled to Philadelphia as the assistant coach for the Nike-WBCA All-American game seen on ESPN2.
In April of 2003, she was named the head coach for the Phoenix-WBCA Presented by Nike All-American game seen live on ESPN2 and played in front of 10,000 fans in the Hartford, CT Civic Center.
She has served four years on the WBCA and National Federation Coaches Association Board of Directors and has served a term on the National Federation Basketball Rules Committee.
She has been named the chair of the USA Basketball Cadet and Youth Committee, where she has helped select the players and coaches for the Summer Youth Development Festival.
The summer of 2001, she was one of two high school coaches who served as a floor coach for the Junior National Trials in Colorado Springs, CO.
Most recently, she
was the assist coach for the 2005 Youth Development Festival, where her
team won the gold.
She also chairs the Hall of Fame Committee for TABC.
Presently, Coach Farney is in her ninteenth year at Georgetown as the head basketball coach and girls' athletic coordinator.
The 1991 team finished 32-4 and advanced to the UIL state final four.
In 1992, the 33-3
team advanced to the state finals before falling to Canyon Randall by a single point.
All five starters signed scholarships, worth cumulatively more that $500,000.
rung up a 66-7 record in two seasons.
Today, more that 33 young women, whom Farney
has coached, are coaching or preparing to enter the coaching profession.
has coached 49 players who have gone on to play collegiate basketball.
has lectured at numerous Texas basketball clinics as well as clinics in AK, AL, CA, CO
, FL, GA, IA, IN, MO, NY, OH, PA, and WY. Coach Farney's career record is 791-237.
COACH FARNEY RECORDS HER 1000 WIN.