Augustana head men’s basketball coach Tom Billeter has announced the promotion of Collin Authier from assistant coach to associate head coach of the Vikings. “Collin has been an incredibly hard-working and loyal member of my staff for a number of years and has more than earned not only the title but the added responsibility associated with
It never hurts to go with a proven winner and that is exactly what first-year Augustana head men’s basketball coach Steve Schafer did recently when he tabbed Dylan Sortillo to fill an open vacancy on the Vikings staff. Sortillo, a 2018 Augustana graduate, left quite a legacy when his collegiate career ended in the NCAA
Following up on last night’s report…the hiring of BenU Mesa’s Steve Schafer at Augustana is now official. Here’s the release from the school: Steve Schafer, a 2001 graduate from Augustana, has been tabbed to become the 16th head men’s basketball coach in Viking history, it was announced today. Schafer will replace Grey Giovanine, who retired
Augustana College (IL) will name Bendictine Mesa University (AZ) head coach Steve Schafer as their new men’s basketball coach. This was first reported by Bob Quillman earlier today, and I can now 100% confirm it. Schafer was offered the job yesterday, and accepted it this morning. Schafer, a 2001 Augustana alum, has been the AD
A few things that I’ve heard to wind down the week… I have heard from multiple sources that Tra Arnold will be hired as an assistant at Samford. Arnold spent last season as the associate head coach at Iona, but coached the team during the season as Tim Cluess was sidelined due to health reasons.
After 21 seasons as Head Coach of the Augustana men’s basketball program, Grey Giovanine announced his retirement on Tuesday. Under Giovanine’s guidance, the Vikings posted a 433-150 (.743) record, won 10 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin championships and six conference tournament titles and made 10 trips to the NCAA Division III Tournament—including two appearances
Augustana head coach Grey Giovanine won the 400th game of his career last night with a 76-58 victory over George Fox University. Giovanine, who was named HoopDirt.com’s DIII Coach of the Week last week, won 80 games at Division I Lamar before his school-record 320 wins at Augustana. Tabbed as the 2015 Basketball Times National Coach of the Year after