Keith Pruden has been at the helm of the Concordia women's basketball program since 1995. For more than 10 years this exceptional technical coach has committed to maximizing the athletic and academic potential of his players.
During his tenure, the Stingers have won three Quebec championships, and Pruden was named the Quebec conference's outstanding coach on two occasions - in 1999 and 2002.
Pruden came to the Stingers from the University of Winnipeg where he was an assistant coach with the Wesmen for six seasons. While with the Wesmen, he won three consecutive national championships and five straight Great Plains conference titles. In November 1994, Winnipeg tied a North American college record with 88 consecutive wins.
The Winnipeg native also enjoyed success with the Manitoba provincial program. He was head coach of the junior women's basketball program in 1994 and '95. He was head coach of the Manitoba juvenile team in 1993. That year he was also the Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year.
Pruden currently serves as president of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Women's Basketball Association.