A&M-Commerce Alumna Wins Athletics Coaching Honor

Texas A&M University-Commerce alumna Latasha Roach was recently named the Dallas Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for women's basketball. Roach currently coaches for the Cedar Valley Suns, who represent the Dallas College Cedar Valley campus located in Lancaster, Texas. The Suns finished the season with a 9-8 overall record, but a perfect 5-0 mark in conference play while averaging an eye-popping 103.6 points per game against conference opponents. Cedar Valley fell in their final game of the year against Prince George's Community College in the NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Southeast District Championship game. Roach received a master's degree in Applied Criminology from A&M-Commerce in 2014. In addition to her coaching duties, Roach also serves as an adjunct faculty of criminal justice at Cedar Valley.