With a 30-2 men's team trying to defend its national title, and a 28-3 women's team also headed to the Elite Eight, Western Washington is enjoying remarkable basketball success.
Women meet CSUMB at 5 p.m. and men face CSUSB at 7:30 p.m.
Vikings place second nationally in women's rowing
Interim head coach for 2012-13 campaign, replacing Brad Jackson who resigned after 27 seasons to take assistant coaching position at University of Washington ... Associate head coach last two seasons and assistant 17 years overall at WWU ... During that stretch, Vikings posted 317-165 (.658) record, made six regional appearances and won five conference championships ... WWU took NCAA II national crown in 2012, winning school record 31 games, and reached national semifinals in 2001 ... As assistant was responsible for coordinating scheduling, scouting, budgeting, and played major role in recruiting classes of past 12 seasons ... Those teams had winning percentage of .711 (246-100) ... Last 15 summers has coordinated WWU Basketball Camp, one of northwest's largest with alumni dotting rosters of numerous colleges and universities as well as professional teams ... In sixth year as director of Parberry Strength Center ... Earned bachelor's degree in communications from WWU in 1994 ... Completed Masters of Business Administration degree from Concordia University (Wisconsin) in 1998 ... Graduate of Cascade High School in Everett ... Multi-sport athlete for Bruins, lettering two seasons in basketball ... 40 years old... He and wife, Kristi (formerly Clark), have two daughters, Emilia 13 and Madison 10; and son Dane 7.
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