Roger Walters steps down as head women’s basketball coach at CMU |

Roger Walters steps down as head women’s basketball coach at CMU

Colorado Mesa University head women’s basketball coach Roger Walters is resigning after three years at the helm of the program. Walters will pursue other interests that allow him to be closer to home and family.

Walters, the former boys basketball head coach at both Rifle and Roaring Fork high schools, lives in the Rifle area.

Walters guided the Mavericks to back-to-back Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournaments and closed out his CMU career with a 38-42 overall record.

Walters was named the 10th women’s basketball coach in the program’s history on March 18, 2009.

“Roger’s done an outstanding job in three short years turning the program around and leading the Mavericks in to the upper echelon of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference,” Athletic Director Butch Miller said. “Roger’s presence in and around the women’s program as well as the university will be missed.”

Assistant Athletic Director Bryan Rooks will oversee the day-to-day operations.

A national search will begin immediately.

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