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By David Pan 

Keith Kingsbury: His lessons endure

Longtime Edmonds Community College basketball coach dies at age 80

 

Last updated 9/3/2020 at 8:41am

Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame

Keith Kingsbury had a 32-year-career as Edmonds Community College men's basketball coach.

Keith Kingsbury coached hundreds and hundreds of players during his 32-year career as the men's basketball coach at Edmonds Community College.

But his time with his players was limited to only two years maximum, and some players left after only a year.

It didn't matter.

However short their playing career was with Kingsbury, the lessons he taught on and off the court endured.

"When you played for coach, you got a lifetime guarantee of a friend," said Mountlake Terrace High School boys basketball coach Nalin Sood. "You got a lifetime guarantee of a mentor."

Kingsbury, 80, died Aug. 24 after a...



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