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Brandon Schneider
Brandon Schneider, KU.png
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
TitleHead coach
Team Kansas
Conference Big 12
Record14–47 (.230)
Annual salary$300,000 [1]
Biographical details
Born (1971-12-04) December 4, 1971 (age 47)
Canyon, Texas
Playing career
1991–1995 Wayland Baptist
Coaching career ( HC unless noted)
1995–1998 Emporia State (assistant)
1998–2010Emporia State
2010–2015 Stephen F. Austin
2015–present Kansas
Head coaching record
Overall426–184 (.698)
Tournaments24–14
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
NCAA Division II Tournament championship (2010)
2 Southland regular season championship (2014 T, 2015)
7 MIAA regular season championships (1999–2001, 2004, 2008, 2009)
3 MIAA Tournament championships (1999–2001)
Awards
D-II Bulletin NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year (2010)
4 WBCA South Central Region Coach of the Year
3 MIAA Coach of the Year
Records
Most wins in Emporia State history (306)

Brandon Schneider (born December 4, 1971) [2] is an American college women's basketball coach at the University of Kansas. [3] Schneider was previously the head coach, from 2010 to 2015, for Stephen F. Austin State University, and from 1998 to 2010 at Emporia State University, a NCAA Division II school located in Emporia, Kansas, where he led the team to the 2010 National Championship. [4]

Coaching career

Emporia State University

2010 National Championship banner hanging in White Auditorium

After a successful playing career at Wayland Baptist University, Schneider was hired as an assistant coach at Emporia State University (ESU) in 1995. [5] After three years of being an assistant coach, Schneider was promoted to head coach, where he stayed for 12 years compiling an overall record of 306–72. [6]

After being an assistant coach for three years, Schneider was promoted to head coach after head coach Cindy Stein left for the University of Missouri. [7] In Schneider's 12 years at the helm, he became the winningest coach in Emporia State history with a record of 306–72. [6] While at Emporia State, Schneider won six MIAA regular season titles, three MIAA tournaments, four Regional titles and the school’s first-ever Division II National title in any sport. [8] [9] Schneider led the Lady Hornets to 12 NCAA Tournaments, seven MIAA Regular Season Championships, four MIAA Tournament Championships, four NCAA II South Central Regional Championships, and two NCAA II Final Four Appearances. [4]

Stephen F. Austin University

In April 2010, one month after leading Emporia State to a National Championship, Schneider became head coach at Stephen F. Austin State University. [10] Schneider won his first conference title during the 2013–14 season with a 13–5 record in league play and reached the championship game of the Women's Basketball Invitational. [11]

University of Kansas

On April 21, 2015, Schneider was introduced as the new head coach at the University of Kansas, following Bonnie Henrickson, who was fired in March, 2015. [12] [13]

Head coach record

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Emporia State Lady Hornets ( Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) (1998–2010)
1998–99 Emporia State 30–3 15–1 NCAA Final Four
1999–00 Emporia State 28–4 16–2 NCAA Elite 8
2000–01 Emporia State 28–2 17–1 NCAA Sweet 16
2001–02 Emporia State 16–12 8–10
2002–03 Emporia State 23–8 14–4 NCAA Regional Finalist
2003–04 Emporia State 24–5 15–3 NCAA Regional Finalist
2004–05 Emporia State 27–6 14–4 NCAA Sweet 16
2005–06 Emporia State 28–5 13–3 NCAA Elite 8
2006–07 Emporia State 22–8 14–4 NCAA First Round
2007–08 Emporia State 23–8 14–4 NCAA Sweet 16
2008–09 Emporia State 26–6 17–3 NCAA Regional Finalist
2009–10 Emporia State 30–5 16–4 NCAA Div. II National Champions
Emporia State: 306–72 (.810) 173–43 (.801)
Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks ( Southland Conference) (2010–2015)
2010–11 Stephen F. Austin 12–18 9–7
2011–12 Stephen F. Austin 23–10 11–5 WBI First Round
2012–13 Stephen F. Austin 14–17 8–10 T-6th
2013–14 Stephen F. Austin 23–13 13–5 T-1st WBI Runner Up
2014–15 Stephen F. Austin 23–8 16–2 1st WNIT First Round
Stephen F. Austin: 95–66 (.590) 57–29 (.663)
Kansas Jayhawks ( Big 12 Conference) (2015–present)
2015–16 Kansas 6–25 0–18 10th
2016–17 Kansas 8–22 2–16 10th
2017–18 Kansas 12–18 3–15 9th
2018–19 Kansas 5–0 0–0
Kansas: 31–64 (.326) 5–49 (.093)
Total: 426–184 (.698)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Personal life

Schneider's father, Bob, was one of the most successful women's coaches at the NCAA Division II level, having served as the head coach at West Texas A&M from 1981 to 2006. [14] They became the first father/son combination to take teams to the Elite Eight. [15] Schneider and his wife Ali, have two sons. [11]

He and his wife are both Christians.

References

  1. ^ "Brandon Schneider has a new vision for Kansas women's basketball". kansascity. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved 27 Sep 2015.
  3. ^ "Kansas announces Brandon Schneider as new KU women's basketball coach". LJWorld.com. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Bye bye Brandon". Emporia Gazette. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "Stein to head women's hoops at Missouri". May 11, 1998. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Schneider may leave Emporia State – Cjonline.com". April 18, 2010. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Brandon Schneider". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Emporia State Lady Hornets Win First Ever National Title". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "ESU delivers national title". CJOnline.com. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Corbitt, Ken. "Collins new head Hornet". Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  11. ^ a b "Brandon Schneider Bio – Stephen F. Austin Official Athletic Site". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  12. ^ "University of Kansas Athletics". University of Kansas. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  13. ^ "KU picks Brandon Schneider to be new women's basketball coach". kansascity.
  14. ^ "WT's Schneider retires with 1,000-plus victories". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  15. ^ "Schneider retires at West Texas A&". MyPlainview.com. Retrieved October 9, 2018.

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