Harley Redin

Class of 1999

  • Coach of the Hutcherson Flying Queens of Wayland Baptist University
  • Compiled a 431-66 (.867 winning percentage) record in 18 years as the coach of the Flying Queens, winning the first 76 games he coached to complete Wayland’s 131-game winning streak in the 1950s
  • Guided Wayland to six AAU National titles
  • Coached 30 players who merited 55 AAU All-America citations and eight players who received NWIT All-America distinction 15 times
  • Spent 27 years altogether coaching the men’s (1947-1957) and women’s (1956-1973) teams at Wayland Baptist, coaching both teams simultaneously for two years
  • Contributed significantly to the development of women’s basketball with terms of service on the U.S. Olympic Committee, National Women’s Basketball Committee, and the AAU Rules Committee
  • Credited with being a driving force behind the adoption of several progressive rule changes in women’s basketball, including the continuous unlimited dribble, the 30-second clock, and the five-player, full-court game
  • Was a Marine Corps bomber pilot in World War II