Jon Harris

Jon Harris (born 1981)

Teams coached: SIU Edwardsville Cougars
SIU Edwardsville record: 31-88 (.261)
Overall record: 31-88 (.261)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-2019 SIU Edwardsville
2014-2015 California (asst)
2011-2014 Tennessee (asst)
2008-2011 Missouri State (asst)
2003-2008 Green Bay (asst)
2002-2003 Marquette (grad asst)

Jon Harris Facts

  • Jon Harris
  • Born 1981
  • Hometown: Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: Marquette University (BA, 2002)
  • After a stellar prep career at Edwardsville High School, played four seasons for Tom Crean at Marquette
  • Spent one year after graduation as a grad assistant on Crean’s staff (during which the Golden Eagles made a run to the Final Four) before taking a full-time assistant position under another former Marquette assistant, Tod Kowalczyk
  • Joined Cuonzo Martin‘s staff at Missouri State in 2008, beginning a seven-year run with Martin at MSU, Tennessee & California
  • Hired as head coach of his hometown program, SIU Edwardsville, in 2015
    • Went 31-88 during his tenure at SIUE, but was fired in March 2019 after his fourth straight 20-loss season
  • Along with his wife, Heidi, has two daughters and one son

Jon Harris Coaching Tree

  • Brian Barone (SIU Edwardsville)
  • Nick Giard (Kalamazoo College)