Dwayne Stephens

Dwayne Stephens (born July 19, 1971)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Western Michigan Broncos
Current conference: Mid-American Conference (MAC)
Western Michigan record: 20-43 (.317)
Overall record: 20-43 (.317)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Western Michigan
2012-2022 Michigan State (assoc. HC)
2003-2012 Michigan State (asst)
1999-2003 Marquette (asst)
1997-1999 Oakland (asst)

Dwayne Stephens Facts

  • Dwayne Jerome Stephens
  • Born July 19, 1971
  • Hometown: Ferndale, Michigan
  • Alma Mater: Michigan State University (BA, 1993)
  • Played four seasons at Michigan State for Hall of Fame Spartans’ head coach Jud Heathcote
    • Reached the NCAA Tournament three times; was All-Big Ten Honorable Mention as a junior in 1992
  • Started his collegiate coaching career as an assistant under Greg Kampe for two seasons at Oakland
  • Hired by Tom Crean as an assistant at Marquette in 1999; Crean had been a grad assistant at MSU when Stephens was a freshman
    • Went to two NCAA Tournaments in four years, including the Eagles’ 2003 Final Four run with Dwyane Wade
  • Returned to his alma mater in 2003 and spent the next nineteen seasons working under Tom Izzo, the last ten as his associate head coach
  • Hired in April 2022 to be the new head coach at Western Michigan in the MAC

Dwayne Stephens Coaching Tree

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