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Loos to return for 26th season as APSU Govs head coach

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNDave Loos [1], Austin Peay State University’s longtime men’s basketball coach and the Ohio Valley Conference’s all-time wins leader, will return for his 26th season as Governors head man in 2015-16.

That announcement was made Saturday night by APSU’s Athletics Director’s Derek van der Merwe [2].

Austin Peay coach Dave Loos returns for 2015-2016 season. (APSU Sports Information) [3]

Austin Peay coach Dave Loos returns for 2015-2016 season. (APSU Sports Information)

“Recently, Coach Loos and I met to discuss the future of this basketball program, and there is no one more disappointed about this season than he,” said van der Merwe. “During our meeting, Coach Loos has clearly communicated a vision for how he intends to improve the overall athletic performance of our men’s basketball program next season.”

“As the all-time win leader in the Ohio Valley Conference and an exceptional steward of our basketball program for 25 years, Coach Loos has maintained exceptional graduation rates and has mentored generations of outstanding basketball students and athletes who have proudly represented this great University,” stated van der Merwe. “His successful tenure and overall commitment to excellence demands respect.”

“I fully support Coach Loos, and I am looking forward to next season.”

“I have the utmost confidence in him and he has my full support.”