What They Are Saying About Lamoreaux-Tate

Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate was tabbed as FSU's new head coach (Photo Courtesy MLive.com & Grand Rapids Press)
Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate was tabbed as FSU's new head coach (Photo Courtesy MLive.com & Grand Rapids Press)

Big Rapids, Mich. - Below are a few comments from various individuals about new Ferris State University women's basketball head coach Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate, who was officially appointed to the position on Thursday (June 14).

For more information on his appointment, please visit this link for the offical release:
Official Press Release On Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate

Suzy Merchant
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Michigan State University
"Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate is a tremendous hire for Ferris State University. Her enthusiasm and passion is infectious and will transcend in every phase of the program. Colleen's teams have always been mentally tough, hard working, competitive and well coached. Her ties to the west side of the state as well as the state of Michigan will be an asset on the recruiting trails."

Bill Sall
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Ferris State University

"I'm looking forward to working with Colleen on an everyday basis.  She's had outstanding results throughout her career in the Grand Rapids area and will be a great fit at Ferris State.  I expect to see both of our teams right at the top of the conference for many years to come."

Perk Weisenburger
Athletics Director
Ferris State University
"We quickly learned that Colleen is a person of tremendous character and an outstanding motivator with great passion, energy and an unquestionable commitment to a game and profession that she truly loves and respect. It was apparent that she is very comfortable with who she is, what she believes in and what has allowed her to be successful as a head coach.   She connected with everyone she met and I believe her to be an ideal fit for Ferris State.  We look for Colleen to have a long and very successful career as our women's basketball coach."

Dell Robinson
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
"Colleen will be a tremendous asset to Ferris State University and the GLIAC. Her ties as a high school coach along with her regional connections will create a wealth of excitement and we look forward to watching her progress in the years ahead."

Todd Kolster
Athletics Director
Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School
"I'm excited for Colleen and her family.  It was a great decision by Ferris State University.  She will do an outstanding job and bring a ton of passion to the position.  I believe she'll build great relationships and have an outstanding career."

Mark Thomas
Athletics Director
Grand Rapids Northview High School
"Colleen is a tireless worker and a players coach who will build tremendous relationships.  Her expectactions will be high both on and off the court in terms of conduct and the way her players carry themselves.  She will represent the university extremely well.