Chance Lindley

Assistant Coach

Chance Lindley begins his 1st season as an assistant women's basketball coach at Barton. Lindley comes to Barton from Wichita Collegiate School, where he guided the Spartans to the Class 3A state title this past season.

In his four seasons at Collegiate, Lindley guided his teams to a combined 91-10 record with 3 straight state tournament appearances. In his 2nd season at the helm of the Spartans, Collegiate made it to the finals of the Class 4A state tournament, finishing runner-up with a 23-3 mark, then returned in 2005 for a 3rd place finish and a 24-2 overall record. This past season, the Spartans posted a perfect mark, going 26-0 on their way to the Class 3A state title.

Prior to coaching at Collegiate, Lindley started his coaching career as the head coach at Wichita Independent School. There he led his team to an 18-4 record in his 2nd season – the best mark in school history and more wins than the school had its 3 previous seasons combined. In his 1st season, Independent went 5-15. His overall 6-year high school coaching record of 114-29.

Lindley was tabbed as the 3A Coach-of-the-Year this season by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. He was the Wichita Metro Coach-of-the-Year the past two seasons as chosen by the Wichita Eagle.

Lindley was a high school legend during his high school days in the state of Kansas. Lindley played for Christian Sunrise Academy in Wichita, putting up more points than in anyone in the history of prep basketball in the state. Lindley, who graduated from Sunrise in 1995, scored more than 4300 points during his career. He netted 75 points in one game. He was an all-state selection all four years of high school and was honored as a Christian High School All-American as a sophomore, junior, and senior. Lindley was the leading scorer in the state of Kansas his final 3 years of basketball and led the nation in scoring his senior with an average of 43 points a contest.

Lindley graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education majoring in Physical Education. He graduated Cum Laude with a 3.493 GPA. He was a Kansas High School Honor Scholar graduating from Sunrise Academy with a 3.9 GPA.

Chance Lindley

Head Girl’s Basketball Coach – Wichita Collegiate High School
2005-06 – 26-0, Class 3A State Champions (best record in school history)
2004-05 – 24-2, 3rd place Class 4A
2003-04 – 23-3, 2nd place Class 4A (1st 20-win season in school history)
2002-03 – 18-5, Sub State Finals
Total - 91-10

Head Girls’ Basketball Coach – Wichita Independent High School
2001-02 – 18-4, Sub-State semifinalist (best record in school history)
2000-01 – 5-15
Total – 23-19

OVERALL – 114-29