Eastern Illinois adds Rob Holloway as Assistant Basketball Coach

Rob Holloway has joined head coach Jay Spoonhour’s men’s basketball staff at Eastern Illinois as an assistant coach. He spent the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach for Bob Sundvold at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Prior to his one season at UMSL, Holloway spent three years as the head coach at Kennedy-King College in Chicago.  During his tenure the team posted a 48-46 record and had six All-Region performers including 2015 NJCAA All-Region 4 selection Dewan White.  White also earned the NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement Award in 2015 afer recording a GPA between 3.8 and 3.99.

Holloway was also on the coaching staff for a pair of NJCAA Region 4 runner-up squads in 2009 and 2012 at Kennedy-King College.

He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and worked in private business for several years before embarking on a career as a basketball coach.

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