Coach Coach Kim Elders, married to Holly Elders, is Cornerstone University’s men’s basketball coach. He has coached for 30 years; in the 20 years he has coached at CU he has been the National WHAC coach of the year 4 times, including the 2009- 10 seasson.
Elders won’t settle for anything but National Coach of the year, he said, “One of my main goals as a coach is to not be out worked by any other coaches.
“We’re in a fish bowl here at Cornerstone, and we’re the most visible team on camps. Do to that I expect my boys to live lives that are beyond reproach.” Coach Elders
“Do everything with excellence and to the glory of God” Coach Elders often tells his team.
During Senior Day Coach Elders congratulates Dennis Jones and his father to a good season.
Elder strategizes with his assistant coaches during half time of the WHAC regular season championship game. They won the Game and advanced to the Sweet 16.
Coach Elders gives Bryan Pasciak some advice for the game. When asked what advice he has for up and coming players he said, “Dream big and work hard, don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do it.”
The Eagles are cheered on at the Winter Blast pep rally before the homecoming game.
Dennis Jones (center) and the rest of his teammates had a great time this season. They made it to the elite 8, losing to St. Francis after a 9 point lead at half time. St. Francis went on to be the NAIA champions.
Coach Kim Elders at the end of the season said, “If there is anything I would do different this season it would be replaying the last half of the elite eight game against St. Francis.” Cornerstone University men’s basketball team finished the season with a record of 29-7.