Hayden Sowers begins his first season as an assistant coach for the South Plains Collge men's basketball program.
Sowers comes to Levelland from Pearl River Community College, where he spent the last four years as an assistant coach for the Wildcats, who amassed an overall record of 90-11 from 2018-2021. During the 2020 season, Sowers helped the Wildcats earn a No. 1 national seed to the NJCAA Men's Basketball National Tournament, which was eventually cancelled due to Covid-19, with a perfect record of 28-0.
During the 2019 season, Pearl River captured the program's first Region 23 crown, which they won again during the 2020 season. The Wildcats brought home the 2018, 2019, and 2021 MACCC State Championship, as Sowers recruited and coached four NJCAA All-Americans, and sent 22 players to four-year universities.
Prior to his arrival at Pearl River, Sowers coached at Massanutten Military Academy for two seasons as an assistant coach, amassing a record of 56-11 and sent 18 players to four-year universities. From 2013-2016, Sowers served at his alma mater as a graduate assistant for Andy Kennedy at Ole Miss University. Sowers received his bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Ole Miss in 2016 and graduated from William Carey University in 2020 with a graduate degree in Interscholastic Athletic Administration.