Jim Kiss
Jim Kiss Image
Position: Associate Head Coach
Years Coached: 10th Season
Phone: 563-333-6203

Jim Kiss joined the St. Ambrose men's basketball coaching staff prior to the 2008-09 season.

Prior to joining SAU, Kiss spent the 2007-08 campaign as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. At UMD, he was in charge of film exchange and film breakdown; worked primarily with guards at practice; and assisted with recruiting, scouting reports, and preseason and post-season individual workouts.

Originally from Geneseo, Ill., Kiss played four years at Minnesota-Duluth, an NCAA Division II school. While at UMD, the Bulldogs averaged 17 wins per season. He graduated in the spring of 2007 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology.

Jim's father Mike Kiss '76 and grandfather Don Morris '50 are both members of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Mike accumulated more than 300 wins at Geneseo High School while Don accumulated 491 wins at Rock Island Alleman High School over the course of their coaching careers.

Kiss graduated with his Masters of Organizational Leadership from St. Ambrose in May 2010. He also serves the University as the Athletic Eligibility Certifying Official and the Classroom Coordinator through the Registrar's Office.

 
 
2017-18 Men's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Brice AbbottFRG6-0180Earlville, Ill.Earlville
Warren AllenFRF6-5210Olympia Fields, Ill.Marian Catholic
Blake BulsSRF6-5220Wentzville, Mo.Fort Zumwalt North
Matt BurkeFRG6-3190DeWitt, Iowa
Jason CapperJRC6-8215Melbourne, AustraliaXavier College
Keon DaySOG6-1180Springfield, Ill.Springfield
Jon DoseFRG6-1195Oglesby, Ill.St. Bede Academy
Danzell DouglasJRG5-7155Gary, Ind.Lighthouse/Ashford Univ.
Chris EdwardsFRG6-1183Dolton, Ill.Tinley Park
Garrett FarisSRG6-0180Centerville, IowaCenterville/William Penn Univ.
Hunter FettketherSOG5-11165Mason City, IowaNewman Catholic
Max FrickeSRG/F6-2175Winfield, IowaWinfield-Mt. Union
Lee HardrickSRG6-0175Hillside, Ill.Walther Lutheran
Tyler HilbySRG/F6-5195East Dubuque, Ill.East Dubuque
Denzel JonesJRG5-11193Galesburg, Ill.Galesburg/Carl Sandburg
Dylan KaczmarekFRG6-3165Woodridge, Ill.Downers Grove South
Tom KazaneckiFRF/C6-7215Palos Heights, Ill.Amos Alonzo Stagg
John KerrFRF/C6-7190Lake Villa, Ill.Grant Community
Chris KosminskySOG6-3180Rapids City, Ill.Riverdale
Kevin KrahnJRG6-2160Chicago, Ill.Mount Carmel
Alex KusterSRF6-3160Burlington, IowaBurlington Notre Dame/DMACC
Jake MeeskeSOG6-3170East Moline, Ill.United Township
Mike MooneyJRG/F6-4195Woodridge, Ill.Montini Catholic
Andrew PauliFRF6-1190Eldridge, IowaDavenport Assumption
John PayanSRG6-3185Sterling, Ill.Newman Central Catholic
Chris PooleSRG/F6-4186Villa Park, Ill.Willowbrook
Alex PortwoodJRG/F6-4200Sheldon, Ill.Milford/Lincoln Land CC
Kamaal PowerFRG6-0160Chicago, Ill.Mount Carmel
Adrian ProanoSRF6-3210Quito, EcuadorLake Park
Kyle RohrFRG6-0165Lake Villa, Ill.Lakes Community
Zach SullivanFRG6-1175Pekin, Ill.Pekin Community
Nate TerveerSRF6-1180Rock Falls, Ill.Newman Central Catholic
Bradley WachtelSOC6-5215Muscatine, IowaLouisa Muscatine
Greg WagnerSRC6-7240Wood Dale, Ill.Fenton
Drew WichersJRG6-2175Muscatine, IowaMuscatine
Michael WilliamsFRF6-5180Addison, Ill.Addison Trail
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