Sundance Wicks

Sundance Wicks (born August 9, 1980)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Green Bay Phoenix
Current conference: Horizon League
Missouri Western record: 30-32 (.484)
Green Bay record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record^: 30-32 (.484)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Green Bay
2020-2023 Wyoming (asst)
2018-2020 Missouri Western
2016-2018 Northern State (assoc. HC)
2015-2016 San Francisco (asst)
2007-2011 Northern Illinois (asst)
2006-2007 Colorado (asst)
2004-2006 Northern State (grad. asst)

Sundance Wicks Facts

  • Sundance Wicks
  • Born August 9, 1980
  • Hometown: Gillette, Wyoming
  • Alma Mater: Northern State University (BA, 2003 & MA, 2006)
  • A three-sport star at at Campbell County HS (WY), Wicks played basketball and ran track at D-II Northern State in Aberdeen, SD; on the hardwood, he played four seasons for legendary head coach Don Meyer
    • Spent two seasons on Meyer’s staff as a graduate assistant to start his coaching career
  • Hired as an assistant at Colorado by Ricardo Patton in 2006, then followed Patton to Northern Illinois a year later, spending four seasons with the Huskies
  • From 2011-15, Wicks served as skills instructor and program director of the Arizona Power Basketball Academy (APBA) in Gilbert, AZ
  • Returned to college basketball in 2015, spending one season as an assistant under Rex Walters at San Francisco
  • Worked as associate head coach for Paul Sather for two seasons at his alma mater, Northern State, during which time the Wolves were 58-12 and in 2018 finished as NCAA D-II Runner-up
  • That led to his first head coaching opportunity at D-II Missouri Western State
    • Went 30-32 in two seasons with the Griffons, winning 18 games in 2019-20 (their most wins in 10 years)
  • Left to join new head coach Jeff Linder‘s staff at Wyoming; his three-year tenure included the 2021 NCAA at-large bid
  • Hired in March 2023 to be the new head coach at Green Bay in the Horizon League

Sundance Wicks Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels