Zack Jadzak has been appointed as the new assistant men’s basketball coach at Illinois College, joining head coach Steve Schweer’s staff. Schweer highlighted Jadzak’s extensive experience, successful past programs, and strong recruiting connections as key assets. Jadzak, excited to return to his home state, previously coached at Buena Vista, North Central College, Aurora University, and Blackburn College. His prior achievements include two NCAA Division III National Tournament appearances and coaching first-team all-conference and All-American players. The Blueboys, having just secured their second consecutive Midwest Conference title and an NCAA Tournament victory, aim to build on their recent successes with Jadzak's expertise.

By the Numbers
  • Jadzak helped North Central College achieve a 42-15 record.
  • Illinois College recorded a 24-5 season and a Midwest Conference title.
State of Play
  • The Blueboys are coming off a successful season with a conference title and NCAA Tournament victory.
  • Jadzak's recruitment skills and experience are expected to further bolster the program.
What's Next

With Jadzak joining the coaching staff, Illinois College aims to continue its upward trajectory in the upcoming seasons, leveraging his recruiting prowess and coaching experience to strengthen their roster and performance.

Bottom Line

Zack Jadzak’s appointment as assistant coach signifies a strategic move by Illinois College to maintain and enhance their recent basketball successes by integrating a veteran coach with proven capabilities in recruitment and player development.