Pat Juckem was named the 24th men's basketball coach in WashU program history on May 1, 2018.
In his first season, Juckem led the Bears to a 17-8 overall record and finished in a tie for second place in the UAA standings with a 10-4 mark. The Bears had four all-conference selections, including UAA Rookie of the Year Justin Hardy.
Juckem (pronounced yuck-um) arrived on the Danforth Campus after spending six seasons as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He guided the Titans to a 25-8 overall record in 2017-18, and an appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship game.
Juckem compiled a 95-73 (.565) record at UW-Oshkosh, including three-straight NCAA Division III Tournament appearances. He was named the 2018 recipient of the Jack Bennett Man of the Year award by CollegeInsider.com after tying the single-season record for most wins in program history.
Juckem led UW-Oshkosh to three consecutive top-three Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) finishes for the first time since 1966-68. The Titans played in the WIAC Tournament Championship game in 2015, 2016 and 2017, winning the title and the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament in 2016.
He won his 200th career game in the Titans' 73-57 victory over Ramapo College in the 2018 national semifinals.
Juckem was the head men's basketball coach at Coe College from 2006-12, compiling an overall record of 104-80 (.565). He led the Kohawks to the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) championship in both the 2006 and 2012 seasons.
Juckem was also an assistant men's basketball and football coach at Lawrence University from 1999-2005 and the head boy's basketball coach at Manitowoc Roncalli High School from 1996-99.
He earned his bachelor's degree at Lawrence University in 1995. He and his wife, Elissa, are the parents of Emmett and Gavin.
- 17-8 (.680) in one season at WashU
- 216-161 (.573) overall record in 14 seasons
- 2018 NCAA Division III National Runner-Up
- 1 Final Four (2018)
- 3 NCAA Appearances (2016, 2017, 2018)
- 2 Conference Championships (2006, 2012)
- 2018 Jack Bennett Man of the Year presented by CollegeInsider.com
Updated June 1, 2019