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James Larson Moves From Head Coach to Champions of Character Liaison

By Katie Rouse, 02/11/20, 10:30AM PST


After two full seasons as the Head Coach for Westcliff Men's Basketball team, James Larson will assume the new role as the Champions of Character Liaison. In this position, Larson will be a vital piece in implementing and maintaining the NAIA standards for the Athletics Department and Westcliff University. 

Athletic Director, Shawn Harris, says "Coach Larson was an integral piece in the formation and development of young men in our Westcliff Basketball program. I truly appreciate his dedication and unwavering support, and I look forward to his immediate impact in his next role in the Athletic Department." 

Before arriving as the Men's Basketball Coach at Westcliff University, Coach Larson worked for two years as an assistant for the Men's Basketball team at Vanguard University (another NAIA institution) and gained a great working knowledge of the Champions of Character values and priorities. 

The Men's Basketball team will finish their season February 19, with Larson's new role effective immediately.