Quantcast

Weber State basketball: Beckner leaves 'Cats for D-League job

Published August 19, 2014 1:07 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Ogden • Longtime Weber State assistant basketball coach Phil Beckner is leaving the program.

Beckner has accepted a job as an assistant coach with the Tulsa 66ers, who are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Beckner has spent the last seven years at Weber State, where he helped guide the Wildcats to three Big Sky regular-season championships.

"Our whole program is excited and happy for Phil," Weber State head coach Randy Rahe said. "No one has been more dedicated, loyal or invested in our program than Phil has been for the last seven years. He has been a huge part of the success we've had. We are truly going to miss him."

A native of Buckeye, Ariz., Beckner graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan., where he played four years of basketball. He obtained a bachelor's degree in physical education in 2005.

USER COMMENTS
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus