Wells Named New B-V-U Womens Basketball Coach

Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Jack Denholm has announced the hiring of David Wells as the university’s new head women’s basketball coach.

“We are thrilled to announce David Wells as the new head women’s basketball coach,” says Denholm. “These past seven years David has been the lead assistant at Metropolitan State University and helped lead them to an NCAA appearance in 2018. Through the interview process, David shared his goals and vision that will help set a strong foundation for the program. We are excited to welcome David to the BVU family.”

Wells comes to campus with a wealth of Division II coaching experience under his belt. He has spent the last seven years serving as the top women’s basketball assistant at Metropolitan State University of Denver. During his most recent stint with the Roadrunners, he helped guide them into the Second Round of the NCAA DII Tournament in 2018 where they finished 23-9 overall. He also served as an assistant with the program in 2010-11 when the team advanced into the Elite Eight and finished with its best season in school history at 30-3. He’s coached seven all-conference players and a pair of All-Americans during his tenure and was also Assistant to Coach of the Year in both 2011 and 2018.

Wells will be joined in Storm Lake by his wife, Stacy, along with their two sons, Kai (3) and Hudson (1).

(courtesy of BVU sports information)