Lennox Forrester

Lennox Forrester (born February 4, 1969)

Teams coached: SIU Edwardsville Cougars
SIU Edwardsville record^: 82-146 (.360)
Overall record^: 82-146 (.360)

Career Accomplishments:

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

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-2017 Evansville (asst)
2007-2015 SIU Edwardsville
2002-2007 Bradley (asst)
1992-2002 Evansville (asst)
1990-1992 Evansville (student asst)

Lennox Forrester Facts

  • Lennox Forrester
  • Born February 4, 1969
  • Hometown: Evanston, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: University of Evansville (BA, 1992)
  • Played basketball at Parkland College (IL) and was a NJCAA D-II All-American before transferring to Evansville
    • Injuries kept him off the court but he worked with the program as a student assistant coach until graduating
  • Spent the next ten years working under Purple Aces’ head coach Jim Crews; was part of three NCAA Tournament teams
  • Joined the staff at Bradley in 2002, spending five seasons as an assistant under Jim Les; on staff in 2005-06 when the Braves went to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen
  • Hired in 2007 to be the head coach at SIU Edwardsville, then in its final season before transitioning from D-II to D-I
    • Led the Cougars for eight seasons, going 82-146 overall; his tenure included the program’s entry into the Ohio Valley Conference
  • Forrester and his staff were let go in 2015 and he returned to Evansville to be an assistant coach under Marty Simmons

Lennox Forrester Coaching Tree

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^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels; SIUE was a D-II program until 2008