Women's basketball

Deb Remmerde-Leusink Assistant Coach

Contact info



Chris Yaw

Head Coach

Deb Remmerde-Leusink

Assistant Coach

Mallory Groskreutz

Assistant Coach
Junior Varsity

Paige O'Neal

Student Assistant Coach

Deb Remmerde-Leusink is in her 5th season as an assistant coach for the Northwestern College women’s basketball team. Remmerde-Leusink, a Northwestern College alum, earned a master’s degree in Sport and Recreation Studies from South Dakota State University.

Family: husband-Barry; children-Myka and Finnley

Alma Mater (Year): Northwestern College (2008)

Coaching Experience:

 2011-present: Assistant Coach at Northwestern College

2009-2010: Graduate Assistant Coach at South Dakota State University

Remmerde-Leusink’s Collegiate Career (2004-2008):

  4-time NAIA All-American

 2-time NAIA Player of The Year (2006 & 2008)

 2-time GPAC Player of The Year (2007 & 2008)

Played on 3 NAIA Division II National Tournament qualifying teams:

2008: National Champions

2007: Second Round

2006: Final Four

 Holds a total of 11 NAIA Division II records, including:

            Points: 3,854

            Three-pointers: 481

            Career three-point percentage: 54.2%

            Career free throw percentage: 95.8%

            Consecutive made free throws: 133

2-time NAIA Scholar Athlete

“I feel blessed to be part of Northwestern College women’s basketball,” said Remmerde-Leusink. “Northwestern College and the women’s basketball program were great blessings in my life during my time as a student-athlete here, and it has been a great joy to serve in the role of assistant coach the past four seasons. Having played for Coach Yaw and now coaching alongside him, he continues to be a mentor to me. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with the women on our team, and I’m excited about what God is doing here!”