A highly-respected coach and educator, Theresa “Tree” Beeckman (@tbeeckman13) is the president and founder of Tree Roots Culture Consulting and Camps LCC. She possesses more than two decades of coaching experience at a variety of levels and has built a championship pedigree with success at numerous stops.

The longtime collegiate coach served as an assistant coach at NCAA Division I Central Michigan for five years, helping the Chippewas to the school’s first-ever Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Championship in 2011. In her tenure at CMU, she also directed the squad on an interim basis in her final campaign. Beeckman was the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at perennial NCAA Division II power Ferris State for six years before moving on to Central Michigan. While with the Bulldogs, she helped lead FSU to two NCAA Tournament appearances and six-straight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament bids while becoming one of the top assistant coaches in the country after helping FSU average more than 20 wins a season. Before her tenure at Ferris State, Beeckman served for four years as the head coach at Delta College and led the squad to a school-record 27 victories in 2004. Under her tutelage, the Pioneers posted the best three-year stretch in their history.


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