Alicia Roth is entering her eighth year as the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Roth is actively involved in recruiting, individual player development, community relations, and the production of camps and clinics. Prior to coaching at KCKCC, Roth was the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa from 2002-2004.
In May of 2000, Roth earned her Bachelor of Arts from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. Roth then moved to Iowa City where she earned her Master of Arts in Education from the University of Iowa. Roth utilizes both degrees to teach part time in the Exercise Science and Social & Behavioral Science Departments at KCKCC.
While at Buena Vista University, Roth was a two sport athlete participating in basketball and softball for the NCAA Division III School within the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. As a four year letter winner and captain her senior season, Roth ended her career as the record holder for free throw percentage at BVU ( 81.3 %). She was also ranked 12th in 3 point field goals made (54), 16th in 3 point field goal percentage (32.3%), and 21st in assists (141). Roth also contributed to the following team successes while at BVU: 1997 Conference Championship Title, 1997 NCAA Sweet Sixteen Tournament appearance, and the 1998 Women’s Softball NCAA Tournament appearance. In addition, Roth earned Academic All-American honors in 1998 and received the Harriet Henry Dedicated Athlete Award in 2000 for her integrity, sportsmanship, perseverance, and academic excellence.
A native of Panora, Iowa, Roth was a standout high school athlete at Panorama High School holding multiple records and receiving various honors for her accomplishments. Roth, however, is most proud of participating in the Iowa High School Girls State Basketball Tournament in 1993, 1995 & 1996.
Alicia Roth currently resides in Kansas City, Kansas with her husband Landon and children Gannon, Abbie and Mason.