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DENVER, Colo. — Bob Kintzel, who led Mount Vernon High School to the 2010 Class 2A girls' state basketball championship, has been named women's coach at Johnson & Wales University in Denver, Colo.
Kintzel was the interim head coach at Mount Mercy University last season, leading the Mustangs to a 16-14 mark. Prior to that, he was an assistant at Mount Mercy, and at Cornell Collegs before that.
He spent five seasons as head coach at Mount Vernon, where his squads went 102-19 and captured three conference championships. After the 2010 title, the Mustangs returned to state in 2011 and were the 3A runners-up.
Kintzel played collegiately at Mount Mercy, where he led the Mustangs in scoring and rebounding in 1984-85 and was named team MVP, first-team all-conference and all-district and honorable mention all-America. Kintzel was inducted into the Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992.
An NAIA program, Johnson & Wales was 13-18 last season.
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