BIOGRAPHY

Anita Rowland

Health Sciences


Anita is from Colorado where she was a standout 3-sport athlete.  Anita was the State Player of the Year in basketball as well as a 3-year 1st Team All Stater in volleyball, basketball and track.  She's also proud of her All State award in band as well as being an honor student ;). In 2004, Anita was honored by the Colorado High School Activities Association with a Hall of Fame induction representing her storied prep career. Anita earned her B.A in English Education with a minor in Physical Education at the University of Utah.  As a member of Utah's women's basketball team, Anita earned All Conference recognition her senior year and was an Academic All Conference pick her junior and senior years. Utah won two conference titles and participated in three postseason tournaments during Anita's career. Anita began her teaching and coaching career at Judge Memorial H.S.  That was followed by a year at Jordan H.S. before she landed at Alta H.S. for the bulk of her career.  Her teams had 16 consecutive state tourney appearances and played in 3 state finals before capturing the 5A state title in 2002.  In 2007, the Utah Sports Foundation Hall of Fame awarded Anita a Hall of Fame honor as a coach.  Anita also completed her Masters of Education during her time at Alta HS. Anita continues to direct a high-level boys and girls basketball club while raising a family with her husband Richard. She is excited to be a part of the faculty at RSLA!