Vanessa Keeler-Johnson Image
Head Coach - 1st Season
Alma Mater: University of Sioux Falls
Phone: 701-845-7164

Vanessa Keeler-Johnson begins her first season as head coach of the Valley City State University women’s basketball program in 2017-18.

A native of Hartford, S.D., Keeler-Johnson comes to VCSU from Detroit Lakes Public Schools (Minn.) where she worked one year as head girls basketball coach and elementary reading specialist.

Prior to that, Keeler-Johnson was an assistant women’s basketball coach at Minnesota State University Moorhead for three seasons. In her final season at MSUM she helped the Dragons to 21 wins, the NSIC North Division title and their 16th straight winning season.

Keeler-Johnson played collegiate basketball for four seasons, including two at South Dakota State University and two at the University of Sioux Falls.

She graduated from University of Sioux Falls with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education (2013) and earned a Master of Educational Leadership from MSUM (2016).

Keeler-Johnson and her wife, Heather, have two sons: DJ (11) and Elliott (1).

2017-18 Women's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Women's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
5Zoie BreckheimerFRGuard5-4Luverne, N.D.
10Paige MeyerSRGuard5-3Fairmount, N.D.
12Kennedy HenningsgardSRGuard5-9Buxton, N.D.Lake Region State College
13Lexi LennonSRGuard5-8West Fargo, N.D.
14Annie SwensonSOGuard5-6Fargo, N.D.
15Hannah SchlechtJRGuard5-7Forman, N.D.
20Alli VandalJRForward6-0Rolla, N.D.
21Kaitlin ConnorJRCenter6-1Madison, Minn.
23Gabby MartinFRGuard5-4Pillager, Minn.
25Kate WilliamsJRGuard5-4Fremantle, Western AustraliaNDSCS
31Allison BartholomayFRForward5-8Enderlin, N.D.
32Mackenzie HuberSOCenter6-0Clark, S.D.
34Olivia KlamanSOGuard5-8Williamstown, AustraliaSoutheastern Illinois College
42Maddie FenskeFRForward6-0Cottonwood, Minn.
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