Coach Richards is in his first year as an Assistant coach with the Hawks. He earned a Bachelors degree in Education from Northland International University and a Masters degree from Regent University in Organizational Leadership and Development. Played one year of basketball at Northland (NCCAA – Div. II).
He was a private school Athletic Director for 9 years. Coached both girls and boys basketball teams for 11 years. Have won a total of 8 basketball conference, state and regional private high school championships. Coach Richards has also been a assistant coach with a semi-pro basketball team for past two years and getting to championship round both years before coming to CSM.