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Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 102 – Katie Gearlds

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — On March 26th, former Purdue Women’s Basketball player and Marian University Women’s Coach Katie Gearlds was named Associate Head Coach and coach-in-waiting for her alma mater. Gearlds will succeed current head coach Sharon Versyp, who is heading into the last year of her contract – a...
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VIDEO: Interview With Purdue Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach, Katie Gearlds!

I was already excited when it was announced that Katie Gearlds would be joining Purdue Women’s Basketball next season to learn behind Sharon Versyp before becoming the Head Coach in 2022-23... After having the honor of talking to her, I could not be more ecstatic about the new era of this storied program. Coach Gearlds is as real as they come, full of energy, and puts a lot of emphasis on building relationships with her team. I could not think of a better fit for Purdue than the former Boilermakers All-American.
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Purdue Women's Basketball Welcomes Katie Gearlds as Associate, Future Head Coach

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Katie Gearlds was nervous driving an hour and a half to Purdue from Indianapolis, but once she saw Mackey Arena, she knew she was at home again. The Purdue women's basketball team officially welcomed Gearlds back to the program Tuesday after it was announced on March 26 that she would be the team's next associate head coach. She will replace Sharon Versyp as the head coach of the Boilermakers at the end of the upcoming season.
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Katie Gearlds returns to Purdue to coach

INDIANAPOLIS – Beech Grove native Katie Gearlds is set to coach her alma mater, Purdue University. Gearlds will be the associate head coach of the women’s basketball program next season and will succeed her former coach, Sharon Versyp as the head coach at the end of the 2021-2022 season. “First...
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Purdue women's hoops coach Sharon Versyp to hand Katie Gearlds reins in 2022

As a player, Sharon Versyp helped put Purdue on the women's basketball map. As a coach, she won a school-record 301 games. Now, at age 55 and after the third losing season of her 15-year tenure, Versyp has helped find a successor: The Boilermakers announced Friday they have hired former star player Katie Gearlds as associate head coach and that she will replace Versyp in 2022-23.
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Katie Gearlds Named Associate Head Coach of Purdue Women’s Basketball

Purdue women’s basketball made the official announcement this morning via Twitter that former Purdue great, now former Marian University head basketball coach, Katie Gearlds will be returning to Purdue as Associate Head Coach for the 2021-2022 season. She will ultimately take over the head job in 2022-2023. Mike Bobinski seems to be imitating the Gene Keady to Matt Painter transition that worked so well under former Purdue AD Morgan Burke.