Lewis-Clark State College
Wonders Named Assistant Mens Basketball CoachLewiston, ID-Jacob Wonders, former assistant mens basketball coach at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, has been named the assistant mens basketball coach at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, ID.
Wonders will serve as an assistant coach for a team that went to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division I National Tournament "Sweet 16" and returns four players who averaged double figures in points-per-game.
"We are excited that Jacob is joining our program," said Lewis-Clark State College mens basketball coach George Pfeifer. "He has had the opportunity to work with several different head coaches during his career. That experience has allowed him to see different approaches, which will enhance the program here at Lewis-Clark State."
Wonders comes from a program at Lamar that made its first appearance in the NCAA Division I National Tournament since 1983. Wonders was also the youngest NCAA Division I assistant coach in the country at 22. As an assistant at Lamar, Wonders was responsible for on-campus recruiting, film exchange coordinator, and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the program. He also served as the Lamar Summer Basketball Camp Director in 1998 and 1999.
The Detroit, MI-native also served as a student assistant at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI. He graduated, cum laude, from CMU in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Studies. Wonders received his Master of Science degree in Kinesiology in 1999.
"Jacob has the committment to succeed and the willingness to spend time to get the job done," said Pfeifer.
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