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Bob McKinley
Bob McKinley
Title: Athletic Director
Phone: 817-598-6256

Bob McKinley has coached basketball for 52 years.

Through the 2017-18 season, McKinley owns a 910-465 record in his 42 years coaching at WC, making him the winningest active two-year college basketball coach in the nation. The North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference has named him Coach of the Year 12 times.

In 2015, he was inducted into the NJCAA Women's Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.

McKinley came to WC in 1977. He has coached the women’s team for 25 years and coached the men’s team for 18 years, including six seasons as the head coach of both squads simultaneously. He has served as WC’s athletic director for 39 years.

In his time as head women’s basketball coach, the Lady Coyotes have earned 15 conference championships, three regional championships, four national tournament berths and one NJCAA Final Four appearance. So far, 20 All-America selections and 19 Academic All-America honorees have played for the WC coach.

As a player, McKinley led Bowie High School to the state finals in 1959 and the regional tournament in 1958 and 1960, earning a spot in the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame. He went on to play at TCU, where he was named team captain of the Horned Frogs.

He began his coaching career at Pasadena High School, eventually moving on to Houston Baptist University, and then to WC.

His wife, Dee, is retired from the Weatherford ISD. Bob and Dee have two children, Trey McKinley and Traci McKinley, and five grandchildren.