NORFOLK, Neb. -- Northeast Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Anderson has announced his retirement after 25 years at the helm of the program, it was announced Thursday. 

During Anderson’s career, he was named the Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference Coach of the Year on four different occasions and was named the Region IX Coach of the Year during the 2000-2001 season. Anderson coached more than 15 players that went on to sign professional basketball contracts and more than 80 players that continued their academic and athletic careers at four-year institutions.  

“We would like to thank Coach Anderson for his commitment to the men’s basketball program during his career at Northeast,” Athletic Director Jerrett Mills said. “Coach Anderson has made an impact on the lives of many student-athletes and we wish him the best of luck in his retirement.” 

Anderson led the Hawks to the Region XI Tournament and Region IX Tournament on multiple occasions and coached the career record holder for most points in a career and single season in Emmette Page. Anderson totaled 387 wins while leading the Hawks.  

School officials said a national search will be conducted for the next head coach.