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Pete Froedden, in his fourth year as an assistant coach for the Bisons, is no stranger to the Lipscomb basketball program.
Froedden played point guard for the Bisons under former head coach Don Meyer from 1987 to 1991. A three-year starter, he finished his career with 1,053 points.
Froedden is heavily involved in developing team strategy. He supervises the video exchange program and works in development of Lipscomb's guards.
Froedden has instituted new team shooting programs and constantly works on perfecting each player's shooting form. In his first year with Lipscomb, the team field goal percentage rose from .437 to a league-leading .472. Lipscomb's three-point percentage also rose from .345 to a conference-high .363.
Froedden also shares the NAIA record for 46 games played in a season. He shares the record with seven other members of the 1989-90 basketball team. In his four years at Lipscomb the Bisons won 147 games. He is the winningest player in the history of collegiate basketball with Lipscomb going 146-14 in games he played.
Upon graduating from Lipscomb, Froedden served as a graduate assistant coach at Austin Peay State University where he earned his Master's of Science in Public and Community Health.
Froedden had an opportunity to return to Lipscomb in the middle-1990s, but instead accepted his first head coaching job at Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tenn.
After four years at Hillsboro, Froedden was named head coach and Athletic Director at Harding Academy in Memphis, Tenn. in 1998. He spent six years at Harding compiling a record of 114-68 while winning three district championships and being named District Coach of the Year twice.
Froedden served as head coach at Dyer County High School in Newbern, Tenn. from 2004 to 2006. After moving to Sycamore High School in 2006, he won two regular season championships and a district tournament championship finishing 50-17 over his two year tenure.
Froedden, originally from New York, N.Y., prepped at Houston County High in Erin, Tenn. He and his wife Audrey have three children - Keenan, Kiana, and Christian.
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