Green Bay Phoenix head men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle has been named the
2014 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) UPS District 12 Coach of the Year.
Wardle joins Dick Bennett (1992, 1994) and Mike Heideman (1996) as Green Bay coaches to have won the honor.
In his fourth season leading the Phoenix, Wardle guided Green Bay to the program’s best season in nearly two decades. Green Bay posted a 24-7 overall record 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.
Wardle’s overall record at the school is 71-55. Under his leadership, Green Bay has improved its overall and Horizon League win totals in each of the past four seasons.