Westmoreland joins Christian Brothers University WBB Staff as Assistant Coach

Layton Westmoreland has joined the Christian Brothers University women’s basketball program as an assistant coach for the 2024-25 season following two seasons at Central Wyoming College where he served as the head coach of the Rustlers.

The Rustlers saw a 6-game improvement from year one to year two, with five players signing with universities to continue their playing careers and educational opportunities. Coach Westmoreland also led the team to high academic success with an average team GPA of 3.5 over 4 semesters with 14 student-athletes boasting a 4.0 GPA during that time.

Westmoreland joined the Rustlers after a successful stint as the assistant coach for the Hill College Lady Rebels assisting them in their 3rd conference title in 4 seasons with their 4th consecutive 20-win season. The Lady Rebels ended the season Receiving Votes for the NJCAA Top 25 poll. Seven of the program’s sophomores signed with universities that off-season. Layton Westmoreland joined the Lady Rebels as an assistant coach for the 2021-22 season having spent the previous two seasons at McMurry University under Head Coach Brittany Densman-Roes.

Westmoreland came to the War Hawks after leading Newcastle High School’s girls’ basketball program to the Regional Quarterfinals of the 1A Texas UIL Playoffs for the 2018-2019 season. Westmoreland began his coaching career in San Antonio, Texas where he was a skill development trainer (2013-18) with Spartan Basketball, known for training high-level basketball players in the Greater San Antonio area, as well as their involvement with WNBA and NBA players in the off-season.

Westmoreland also spent a season in the WNBA with the San Antonio Stars (now the Las Vegas Aces) as coaches support staff during the 2017 season under 1st Year Head Coach Vickie Johnson. Spending a lot of time working in the day-to-day responsibilities of player development under the guidance of Assistant Coach Latricia Trammell, who is now Head Coach for the Dallas Wings.

“I am thrilled to have Layton as a part of our staff. He brings a high level of experience and expertise to our program. He’s a winner and will be pivotal to our future success,” said Head Women’s Basketball Coach Addie Lees.

Westmoreland earned his Associate’s Degree from Western Texas College where he played for their men’s soccer team, graduating in 2010 before attending William Penn University on a basketball scholarship to play under esteemed head coach John Henry. Westmoreland received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education in 2012. He will also complete his Master’s Degree in Health & Human Performance from Sul Ross State University in the Summer of 2024. 

Westmoreland is a native of Snyder, Texas, and joins the CBU family with his wife, Samatha, and their dogs Kira, Buddy, and Pretty.


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