August 21, 2014

Wardle named 2014 Skip Prosser Man of the Year

Green Bay head men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle was named the 2014 Skip Prosser Man of the Year award at the annual

Brian Wardle

Brian Wardle

CollegeInsider.com awards banquet on Friday afternoon in Dallas.

The Skip Prosser Award was established in 2008 to honor those who not only achieve success on the basketball court but who display moral integrity off of it as well.  The award is named after the late Skip Prosser, who died suddenly in 2007 while the head coach at Wake Forest.

Prosser posted a career record of 291-146 in 14 seasons as a head coach at Loyola, Xavier and Wake Forest.

In 2013-14, Wardle guided the Phoenix to the program’s best season in nearly two decades.  Green Bay finished 24-7 and used a 14-2 mark in Horizon League play to claim the conference’s regular season title for the first time since 1995-96.  He was named the Horizon League Coach of the Year and the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 12 Coach of the year.