Friday, 14 December 2007

Peters out as TWU Spartans Head Coach

As always, Howard Tsumura from the Vancouver Province does his usual fine job following this breaking story TWU cites new direction for firing of men's basketball coach Here is the official release from Trinity Western Sports Information... LEADERSHIP CHANGE IN SPARTANS MEN'S BASKETBALL LANGLEY, British Columbia - Trinity Western University Director of Athletics Murray Hall announced that effective today Stan Peters has been released as the Head Coach of the Trinity Western University Spartan's men's basketball team. "We are moving in a new direction with a change in leadership and are committed to bringing the men's basketball program into the realm of being a perennial contender. Today announcement signals that intent," said Hall "We are grateful to Stan who pioneered our move into the CIS and wish him all the best in his future endeavours." Peters took over the Spartans in 1999 and guided TWU into the CIS. During his eight and a half years with the Spartans Peters established a record of 107-168. He replaced Tim Teer who had coached the Spartans for 16 seasons from 1983-1999. A nation-wide search for a new head coach will begin shortly.
Scott Stewart MSS
Sports Information Director
Trinity Western University

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