Chad Boudreau

Chad Boudreau (born October 23, 1972)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Western Illinois Leathernecks
Current conference: Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)
Western Illinois record: 21-12 (.636)
Overall record^: 21-12 (.636)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Western Illinois
2020-2023 Western Illinois (assoc. HC)
2017-2020 Highland CC
2016-2017 Wisconsin-Whitewater (asst)
2005-2016 Milwaukee (asst)
1999-2005 Indian Hills CC (asst)

Chad Boudreau Facts

  • Michael Chad Boudreau
  • Born October 23, 1972
  • Hometown: Farmington, Iowa
  • Alma Mater: Hannibal-LaGrange College (BA, 1995) / Southwest Baptist University (M.Ed, 1999)
  • Graduated from Harmony HS (IA) and then played basketball at Southeastern CC (IA) for two years before transferring to NAIA Hannibal-LaGrange (MO)
    • Early coaching roles include a stint as a graduate assistant with the Hannibal-LaGrange women’s program
  • First full-time gig was as an assistant at Indian Hills CC (IA), where he spent six seasons and was part of a NCJAA Final Four team
  • Hired by Rob Jeter in 2005 to be an assistant coach at Milwaukee and worked with the Panthers program for the next eleven years
  • Spent one year as an assistant under Pat Miller at D-III Wisconsin-Whitewater and then was hired as the head coach at Highland CC (IL)
    • Won three Arrowhead Conference titles in three years at Highland, twice going undefeated in league play
    • Named Arrowhead Conference COY all three years and was named NJCAA Region IV COY twice
  • Reunited with Jeter in 2020, joining his staff at Western Illinois as associate head coach; the WIU campus is less than two hours from where he grew up
  • Elevated to head coach at Western Illinois in April 2023; the program moved to the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) later that summer
    • Went 21-12 in his first season at the helm, the first 20+ win campaign for the program since 2013

Chad Boudreau Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only