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Around Town | Coach Chuck Darden

Coach Chuck Darden - Shallowater High School. (retired)

Coach Darden coached for 44 years at Shallowater High School, 41 years as the head coach of the girls’ basketball program.

He won 1,052 games during his career, which included 35 playoff appearances, 23 district championships, 18 regional tournaments, seven state tournaments and two state championships.

Coach Darden will be inducted into the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame on May 20, 2023.

Nick is the Around Town host on Texas Tech Public Media, and a sustainable economic development consultant based on the High Plains. He graduated with his bachelors’ in biochemistry and psychology from Texas Tech University, and his medical doctorate from the Yale School of Medicine and master’s in public policy from Harvard’s School of Government. Nick can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter @nickbergfeld.
Radio producer at KTTZ-FM 89.1 in Lubbock, Texas for Texas Tech Public Media.