Kevin Dux Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Kevin Dux Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

St. Louis, Mo., July 6, 2018 Washington University in St. Louis men's basketball coach Pat Juckem has announced the hiring of full-time assistant coach Kevin Dux.

Dux spent the last five years at NCAA Division I Stetson University, including the last three as an assistant coach. He served as Director of Basketball Operations at Stetson his first two years.

"I am thrilled that Kevin has agreed to join our WashU coaching staff and will take on the lead assistant role," said Juckem. "Kevin is an excellent coach, skilled leader but most importantly has incredible character. Our current and future players will benefit from his basketball knowledge and passion for developing young men in all facets of their scholar athlete experience." 

In his role as assistant coach, Dux worked with Stetson's post and guards, recruiting and scheduling. He also served as the team's academic supervisor.

In 2017-18, Dux worked with three senior guards who re-wrote the Stetson record book. Divine Myles became the school's all-time leading scorer (1,845 points), Angel Rivera set the all-time assists mark (582) and Luke Doyle broke the all-time threes record (207).

In his first season as an assistant at Stetson in 2014-15, the Hatters went to the Atlantic Sun Championship game for the first time since 1994. Freshman forward Derick Newton was named theAtlantic Sun Freshman of the Year and a freshman All-American. Newton was also drafted in the NBA G League after the 2015-16 season and plays with the Windy City Bulls.

Dux joined Stetson after a two-year stint as a graduate assistant at Florida State University. At FSU he was responsible for tracking the academic progression of student-athletes, assisting with film breakdown and scouting reports, helping coaches with recruiting visits, and supervising five undergraduate managers. The Seminoles won the ACC Tournament for the first time in school history in 2012.

A four-year letterwinner at Coe College, Dux earned All-Iowa Conference, Academic All-Iowa Conference, ESPN the MagazineAcademic All-District, and NABC Honors Court accolades as a student-athlete. He was Juckem's first recruit at Coe. 

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coe in 2009, Dux stayed at his alma mater as an assistant coach for two seasons.

Dux earned a Master of Science degree in Sport Management in 2013 at Florida State.

Updated July 6, 2018