Mary Kincaid

Mary Kincaid

Player Profile

Assistant Coach

COLLEGE: Whitman College, 1986
JOINED OSU STAFF: September 27, 2002
Fort Hays State University, 1987-89
Linfield College, 1989-97
University of Idaho, 1997-98
Radford University, 1998-2001

Mary Kincaid joined the Oregon State women's basketball staff in September of 2002 as Director of Basketball Operations, and was promoted to assistant coach in September of 2004.

Kincaid, a native Oregonian, has 14 years of basketball coaching experience. Most recently, Kincaid spent three years as assistant women's basketball coach for Radford University in Radford, VA (1998-2001). Prior to her tenure at Radford, she served one year as an assistant coach at University of Idaho (1997-98), and was the head women's basketball coach at Linfield College in McMinnville, OR, for a span of eight years (1989-97).

In her time at Linfield, Kincaid compiled 59 victories - more than any women's basketball coach in school history. She not only served as head women's basketball coach, but was an assistant professor in the health, human performance and athletics department. Kincaid taught courses in Personal Health Promotion, Professional Activities (aquatics, volleyball, basketball, and soccer), Motor Learning, Lifeguard Training, Beginning Swimming, Intermediate/Conditioning Swimming, Weight Training and Freshman Colloquium. Kincaid also served as assistant track and field coach (1991-95), assistant softball coach (1989-91), and interim women's athletic director (1993-94) while with the Wildcats.

Kincaid grew up near Ione in eastern Oregon. She attended Heppner High School and completed her bachelor's degree in sociology at Whitman College in 1986.

At Whitman, Kincaid was a standout guard on the basketball squad. She served as team captain and led the Northwest Conference in steals and assists while being named a first team all-league selection as a junior and senior.

Kincaid moved on to post graduate work at Boise State University before completing her master's degree in health, physical education and recreation at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. She served as assistant coach for the women's basketball and volleyball teams while at Fort Hays.

While serving as director of operations at OSU, Kincaid's duties included film exchange, video editing, team travel arrangements and organizing the Beaver basketball camps. As an assistant coach, Kincaid will provide assistance in recruiting, handle the scheduling of games, and will assist in team travel.

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