Lesli Collins is entering her 12th season with the Lady Pirates women’s basketball team under Head Coach Jenni Croy. With the Lady Pirates, Collins mentors the post and assists with scouting, recruiting and academics. In addition to her coaching duties, she is also the facilities coordinator for the Ketcham Community Center.
Since Collins time at NCMC, the Lady Pirates have either won or been runner-up for Region 16 five times. During the 2013-2014 season, they were also District P Champions and National Tournament Qualifiers. The Lady Pirates have had 2 All-Americans, 22 First Team All-Region 16 selections and 16 Academic All-Americans.
Collins played for NCMC from 2001-2003, and during that time her team was Region 16 runner-up in 2001-2002 and won the Region 16 Championship in 2002-2003.
After NCMC, Collins attended Missouri Western State University where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Sport’s Management in 2005. Collins received her Master’s in Business Administration from Western Governors University in 2013.
Coach Collins is married to Justin Collins and has one son, Jayven.
NCMC Assistant Coach – 2007 to present
MBA – Western Governors University 2013
B.S. – Missouri Western State University 2005
A.A. – North Central Missouri College 2003