Press Release

Harrison Named Women's Basketball Coach

Friday, May 13, 2011
by Jordan Argo

Hannibal, MO - Coach Caleb Harrison has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Hannibal-LaGrange University.  Coach Harrison will be making the move to HLGU from NCAA Division II Southwest Baptist University where he served as the assistant women’s basketball coach.

“Caleb is excited to invest in the lives of student-athletes through the platform of women’s basketball,” stated Athletic Director Jason Nichols.  “Caleb is a good recruiter and will bring his experience from high level and winning programs to HLGU.   We’re blessed to have him as a member of our athletic department staff and look forward to the impact he is going to make.” 

Before coaching at Southwest Baptist, he was the assistant at Dakota State University and Lambuth University.  He helped assist the women’s basketball team to a NAIA National Championship in 2007 while at Lambuth.  He was also an assistant for the men’s basketball team at Lambuth and helped lead the Eagles to a conference regular season title and tournament championship in 2008.

Harrison has also served as an assistant coach for the New Zealand Junior National Team in 2004, as an assistant for the Wellington Saints professional men’s basketball team in 2004 and served as the head coach for Middleton Grange High School from 2001-03.  He has also worked several basketball camps including camps at Duke University, the University of North Carolina and the University of Tennessee.

Harrison received his Bachelor of Sports Coaching from Christchurch College of Education and his Master of Science in coaching from Indiana State University.  Harrison will move to Hannibal from Bolivar, MO this summer.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations