Dr. Kent Schlichtemeier
In addition to teaching at Concordia, Kent was the women's basketball coach until retiring in 1993 to pursue his doctorate degree. During the final two seasons of Kent's tenure as coach, the Lady Eagle Basketball team made two consecutive appearances at the NAIA
National Basketball Tournament after winning the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships. Kent was voted the District Three NAIA Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1993 and was voted into the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
In 1996, Kent completed his Ed.D. at UCLA in Educational Leadership. Kent served as a teacher and Assistant Principal at Orange Lutheran High School from 2003-2007 before returning to teach at Concordia University.
Kent enjoys frequent opportunities to speak at sports banquets, school graduations, athletic camps, teacher conferences, and retreats.
Kent and his wife Cindy, son Aaron, and daughter Kayla live in Irvine.