Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Kinesiology; M.Ed.
Ms. Cherilyn Morris
Cherilyn graduated from El Dorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she helped lead the girls’ basketball team to 2 state championships (she was also a member of 2 state champion soccer teams). Coach Morris was named an All-American out of high school and went on to play for the Washington Huskies in Seattle, Washington, transferring her sophomore year to Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. While at SNU Coach Morris helped lead her team to 2 NAIA National Championships and was not only named to the Kodak All-America Team, but also voted the National Player of the Year twice by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
After graduation, Coach Morris went on to play professionally in Malta and travel through Europe with Athletes in Action. Cherilyn played for the Colorado Xplosion in the American Basketball League (ABL). She was a graduate assistant coach for her alma mater when they won a 3rd consecutive national championship, and an assistant coach for Oklahoma Baptist University who finished in the Elite Eight.
Coach Morris received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1998. She finished up her playing career in the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL) with the Kansas City Legacy in 2002. Cherilyn returned to coaching for the 2004-2005 season to lead the sophomore team at Clark High School for 5 years where they won 2 city championships. She then moved up to Plano East to coach the Junior Varsity team for 5 years.
This is Cherilyn’s 4th year at the helm for the Lady Panthers. In her first season, she took over a struggling Lady Panther team that had previously produced a 0-10 district record and 4-24 overall record. The Lady Panthers rose to 19-14 overall and 8-8 in district with an appearance in the Texas state basketball play-offs in 2015, and again in 2017 and 2018.
10:56-11:44 Individual/Team Sports
11:45-12:30 Lunch Detention
1:35-2:23 Partners PE
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