The Western Michigan men’s basketball program and head coach Clayton Bates announced the hiring of former Bronco Kristof Kendrick as assistant coach on Monday. As an experienced coach from the Indianapolis area, Kendrick spent last season as the Coordinator of Player Development and Video Operations for Bradley men’s basketball. Kendrick returns to Kalamazoo after earning
Jacob Bullock has been named an assistant coach on the Western Michigan men’s basketball coaching staff, Bronco head coach Clayton Bates announced on Monday. “We are extremely excited to announce Jake as an assistant coach. Jake brings a very strong work ethic and infectious personality to our program,” said Bates. “In his three years as
Western Michigan University today has promoted Associate Head Coach Clayton Bates to the position of 14th head coach of the men’s basketball team. “I decided to change leadership of our program days before the COVID-19 crisis emerged. A comprehensive national search in this time of anxiety, despite exceedingly strong national interest in the position, just
Western Michigan will promote Clayton Bates to replace Steve Hawkins as their new head basketball coach, according to a Report by Tony Paul of the Detroit Free Press. Bates has been on the WMU staff for 15 seasons. According to Paul’s report, he will sign a two-year deal worth $215,000 in annual base pay, plus
A few quick things that I’ve heard on St. Patrick’s Day… I mentioned Northern Colorado head coach Jeff Linder at Wyoming a few times last week. I’ve been told by multiple sources that he is now the clear cut leader, but it is not done yet. It seems like things are moving quickly in Laramie,
Western Michigan University Director of Athletics Kathy Beauregard announced today that men’s basketball head coach Steve Hawkins will not return for the 2020-21 season. “We appreciate all the contributions he and his family have made to our university and the Kalamazoo community,” Beauregard said. “Ultimately, I’ve decided to make a change in the leadership of the men’s basketball program.
After a tremendous career as a player and coach at all levels, Western Michigan men’s basketball assistant coach Larry Farmer announced his retirement on Thursday. “We all wish Coach Farmer the very best in his retirement as he has certainly earned it,” said head coach Steve Hawkins. “There is not a lot he has not