Cancer Claims Well-Known SW Missouri Women's Coach
Thirty-six-year-old Stephanie Phillips, who coached at Springfield Kickapoo High School, died Saturday evening.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that in nine years at Kickapoo, Phillips had a 214-38 record, state championships in 2003 and 2005 and a third-place finish last season.
Phillips was Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2005. She was Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Coach of the Year in 2003, 2005 and 2010. Survivors include her husband and two young sons.
Services are scheduled for Thursday at Second Baptist Church in Springfield.