Women's basketball: Ogdahl to retire after 20 seasons
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater women's basketball head coach Carrie Ogdahl will retire after 20 years on the Warriors' bench. On Saturday, the college will honor Ogdahl prior to the Warriors' final regular-season home game against St. Cloud Tech. There is...
WILLMAR - Ridgewater women’s basketball head coach Carrie Ogdahl will retire after 20 years on the Warriors’ bench.
On Saturday, the college will honor Ogdahl prior to the Warriors’ final regular-season home game against St. Cloud Tech. There is an informal gathering planned at The Oaks at Eagle Creek after the men’s game.
Ogdahl, a Willmar native and Ridgewater alum, grew up at the gym with father, Mike Johnson, the long-time Warriors’ men’s head coach.
She played two seasons at the school before moving onto the then-Southwest State in Marshall, where she earned a business degree. She earned her masters in physical education at St. Cloud State in 2005.
Ogdahl began coaching the Warriors basketball and tennis teams in 1995. Her basketball teams are 271-252 in her career, won the MCAC title once, the Region 13B title three times and played in three national tournaments, finishing third in 2001, fifth in 2006 and sixth in 2002.
She led the Warriors tennis team to the NJCAA Division III national championship in 1997 and she was Division III’s coach of the year
Ogdahl and her husband, Darrin Ogdahl, have four children and live in Spicer.