Head Men's Basketball Coach
Jeff Kaminsky enters his fourth season (2019-20) as head men's basketball coach at Wayne State College. In his first three years with the Wildcat program, Kaminsky has increased Wayne State's win total each season.
The Wildcats posted a 21-10 overall record in 2018-19 and earned a share of the NSIC South Division title with a 14-8 league mark, just missing out on a berth in the NCAA Division II Central Regional Tournament. It was the first 20-win season for the Wildcats since 1999-2000 and marked just the second winning season in the last 11 years.
WSC earned votes in the NABC Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll and was listed in the NCAA Division II Central Regional Rankings this season for the first time in 20 years. This year's nine-game win streak was the longest at WSC since the 1999-2000 season when the 'Cats won 15 straight games.
Inheriting a team that was 5-24, Kaminsky coached the Wildcats to a 10-19 mark in his first year (2016-17) and led WSC to a 14-17 record in the 2017-18 campaign followed by this year's 21-10 mark.
Kaminsky has over 30 years of coaching experience and 497 career wins. Prior to arriving at Wayne State, Kaminsky spent 11 years as head coach at Valley City State in North Dakota where he was 183-144 that included five 20-win seasons and two trips to the NAIA National Tournament in his last four years at VCSU.
Other coaching stops for Kaminsky include 11 years (1994-2005) at Wisconsin-Superior and seven seasons as head coach at Mid State Technical College in Wisconsin.