Men's Head Basketball Coach, Dave Bliss Resigns

BETHANY, Okla. – Southwestern Christian University announced today that Mr. Dave Bliss will no longer serve the University as the Head of the Men's Basketball program.

In a statement released today, University President Dr. Reggies Wenyika affirmed his commitment to seeking new leadership in a manner that is consistent with the University's beliefs, standards and policies, as a duty to our Christian heritage of providing a values-driven education, and accountability to our stakeholders and the public good.

“I accepted Coach Bliss’ resignation earlier today and our prayers and wishes are with him as he transitions," Dr. Wenyika said. "I have tasked a committee with commencing an immediate search and making a final recommendation for a new head coach to the Athletic Director and me.

"As president, I would like to reiterate the University's commitment to ensuring the success of our student athletes on and off the field or court and look forward to the next participation season with new leadership in our men's basketball program.”

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southwestern Christian University is a private Christian liberal-arts university located in Bethany, Okla., that offers 33 degree programs at the bachelor’s and master’s level, and 16 intercollegiate athletic programs.