New Demons athletic leadership hosting reception tonight in Shreveport

NEW FACES: New men’s basketball coach Corey Gipson and new athletics director Kevin Bostian head the group of Northwestern State athletic staff hosting a free social event tonight in Shreveport.

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The Northwestern State Athletics Social Tour will convene this evening from 6-8 at Superior’s Steakhouse, with the public welcome to attend and meet new athletics director Kevin Bostian and new men’s basketball coach Corey Gipson, among other Demons athletic staff.

Also featured will be third-year women’s basketball coach Anna Nimz and associate head football coach De’Von Lockett, a veteran staffer who was a receiver for the Demons’ 2001 FCS playoff team.

Bostian took over as AD on Feb. 7 and made his first major hire five weeks later, after the departure of longtime Demons’ basketball coach Mike McConathy. Gipson came in after 15 years as an assistant coach, the last five at Missouri State. He has completely revamped the NSU roster in the last three months.

The Social Tour has made the rounds in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Houston, Austin and last night in Dallas.. There is no admission fee and attire is casual.

Photo by CHRIS REICH, Northwestern State