A vital figure in the day-to-day operations of Washington State University men's basketball, Ronnie Wideman enters his third season as the Operations Assistant for the Cougars. In his role, Wideman coordinates team travel, assists with summer camps, oversees facility scheduling, assists with on-campus recruiting visits and performs other various administrative duties.
Wideman joined the Washington State staff as the operations assistant prior to the 2006-07 season after four years as a student manager with the program. As a student manager (2002-06), Wideman assisted current Cougar assistant coach Ron Sanchez with the day-to-day operations of the program, while supervising 10 volunteer managers.
He also worked as the film exchange coordinator, assisted with team travel and organized player and coach equipment distribution. In addition, Wideman helped with on-campus recruiting visits and summer basketball camps.
A native of Washougal, Wash., Wideman graduated summa cum laude from Washington State University in May 2006, with a degree in health and fitness education.
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