Terry's Fields named top 4A hoops coach

May 30, 2014 | Community Relations


Melissa Fields, coach of the Terry High Lady Rangers basketball team, is the 2014 4A Outstanding Coach of the Year in Texas.

Fields received the Dean Weese Outstanding Coach Award from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches May 16 at the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Annual Clinic.

The award is named for Texas basketball legend Dean Weese, a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, winning 10 state titles and four national college titles and four National Women’s Invitational Tournament titles.

The Lady Rangers were 22-10 on the season and reached the Regional semifinals, the furthest the team has ever gone in the playoffs.

Fields is finishing up her 18th year at Terry and has been in teaching and coaching for 23 years.