Head Coach Toby Wynn just completed his 2nd season as Lady Hornet Head Coach. Coach Wynn has lead Emporia State to BACK to BACK NCAA Tournament Appearances and is 46-16 is his two years leading the Lady Hornets. This past season the Lady Hornets finished 24-7, 2nd in the MIAA Conference and the MIAA Tournament Runners-Up. Coach Wynn coached All-Central Region, MIAA First Team and MIAA Freshman of the Year Tre’Zure Jobe, along with MIAA Second Team selection Mollie Mounsey and MIAA Defensive Player of the Year Jessica Wayne.
In his first season, Coach Wynn lead the Lady Hornets to a 22-9 record and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Coach Wynn coached All-American, Central Region First Team and First Team All-MIAA performer Tyra Jones, along with the MIAA Defensive Player of the Year Jessica Wayne.
Coach Wynn has now won at least 20 games (30 games 4 times) in all 15 of his seasons as a Head Coach and has a career coaching record of 395-100. Coach Wynn has coached 45 All-Conference selections, 30 All-Region performers, and 14 All-Americans.
Wynn completed 13 seasons as head coach at Seward CC in Liberal, Kan and ended with his second straight trip to the NJCAA national quarterfinals. He has led the Lady Saints to four Jayhawk Conference regular season championships and two Region VI Tournament titles. He is 349-84 at Seward with a 180-47 record in conference games.
The Booker, Texas native led the Lady Saints to at least 20 wins in each of his 13 seasons in Liberal, including four 30 win seasons and at least 25 wins in each of the last five years. Seward County finished this past season 31-4 and advanced to the national quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament for the second straight season. His 2006-07 team went 36-2 falling in the national semifinals before rebounding to take third in the NJCAA Division I.
In the summer of 2011 Wynn was asked to participate with Team USA Women’s Basketball during their 18-U National Team tryout camp. From 2011-15 Wynn served as president of the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
The Lady Saints excelled both on and off the court under Wynn’s leadership. Seward is a two-time WBCA National Academic Champions for the community colleges and a five-time top ten finisher in the WBCA academic rankings. They were the 2015-16 NJCAA Academic Women’s Basketball Team of the Year with a 3.57 team GPA and have been in the top 15 of the NJCAA Academic Awards in each of the last four years.
Wynn served as the Assistant Coach for the Lady Saints in 2004-2005 under former Seward County and current Oklahoma State head coach, Jim Littell. In his one season as assistant, the Lady Saints finished 5th at the NJCAA National Tournament and were Region VI Tournament and Jayhawk West Conference champions with a 35-3 overall record and a 14-2 conference record.