Jack Trosper will enter the 2018-2019 season as the new head women’s basketball coach at Wabash Valley College. Trosper was an assistant under former coach Luke Scheidecker last season and helped lead the Lady Warriors to a 30-3 record.
Previously to Wabash Valley, Trosper was the head coach at Southeastern Illinois College for 3 seasons. Coach Trosper turned around a women’s program with a previous 3 year record of 16-71 into a record of 55-37 with a second place in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference. In season 3 they were fortunate to finish 26-6 and be recognized in the NJCAA Top 25 rankings for the first time in 10 years at SIC. They also competed in the District P Championship, falling short to #13 Wabash Valley 67-69. Trosper has coached three Freshmen of the Year, one Player of the Year, one All-American and several All-Conference and All-Region selections. He was named the Region 24 and GRAC Coach of the Year in 2017.
Some of Coach Trosper’s previous work experience includes being the men’s assistant at Southeastern Illinois College, men’s assistant at Eastern New Mexico University and boys’ varsity assistant at Madisonville High School in Texas.
Coach Trosper attended Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and received a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. While at TAMUCC, he was also a student assistant for the men’s basketball program that won the 2007 Southland Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championships. TAMUCC also competed in the NCAA Tournament against #2 seeded Wisconsin, which has been the only national tournament appearance in school history to date.