Northwest Christian has hired Lower Columbia College's Chad Meadors as its new women's basketball coach, the school announced Friday.

Meadors replaces Heath Alexander, who left in April to join the staff at the University of Cincinnati. Meadors had been at the Longview, Wash., school for the past 11 years, with his teams averaging more than 20 victories per season and a .841 win percentage in league games.

The Red Devils won five NWAC West Division championships during Meadors' tenure, and he was named NWAC coach of the year four times.

He will join NCU's staff in June and is expected to assume an administrative role in the athletic department.