Vikings picked second behind Seattle Pacific in Coaches' Poll
Returns to the men's basketball staff for the 2016-17 season ... In third season as assistant at WWU ... In 20th year overall at WWU, 13th as Associate Director, Facilities & Operations for Campus Recreation after seven as Account Executive/Ticket Manager for WWU Athletics ... Also spent seven years as General Manager of Bellingham Slam, a minor league team that won two International Basketball League national titles during that span ... Earned bachelor's degree in sport management from Washington State University in 1994 ... Also attended Everett CC, lettering two years in basketball for Trojans ... Graduate of Tolt High School ... Three-sport letter winner for Demons, earning Cascade League all-star honors as senior in basketball ... He and wife Susan have two children, daughter Kellie and son Kyle.