IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Career Coaches

Brian JamesName: Brian James

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Northbrook) Glenbrook North High School
Romeoville High School/Wilmington High School
Northwestern University
NBA:  Wizards, Pistons, Bucks, Raptors 

 

 

Biography:  Brian posted a 311-150 record in 18 years as a high school head coach, including a 139-34 run in 6 seasons at (Northbrook) Glenbrook North High School.  His teams there won 4 IHSA Class AA Regionals and reached the IHSA Elite Eight in 1993 and 1995.  Brian has coached in the NBA for 14 seasons as an assistant with the Detroit Pistons, Topronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, and Milwaukee Bucks.  Brian returned to Illinois in the collegiate ranks as an assistant coach to one of his former players, Chris Collins, at Northwestern University where he helped the Wildcats to their first ever NCAA bid.  Brian is considered one of the best designers of situational plays in the country.

 

 

Jim PruntyName: Jim Prunty

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) St. Ignatius High School
(Chicago) St. Rita High School
(Elmhurst) York High School
The University of Chicago

 

 

Biography:  Jim's 32-year coaching career has included a 278-206 record as a varsity head coach and a 59-12 mark as a lower level coach.  He was 17-11 in his final season as the head coach at (Elmhurst) York High School in 2000, the Dukes' best record since 1978.  Jim's teams at (Chicago) St. Rita High School won a Catholic League title and finished 2nd four times.  HIs St. Rita teams produced the first back-to-back 20-win seasons.  Jim's final career stop was as the athletic director at (Chicago) St. Ignatius High School while serving as an assistant coach at the University of Chicago.

 

 

 

Rich Kehoe2Name: Rich Kehoe

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) St. Ignatius High School
(Chicago) Leo High School
(Wilmette) Loyola Academy
(Park Ridge) Maine East High School

 

 

Biography:  Rich spent 45 years in coaching, including 21 in two stints as boys' head coach at (Chicago) St. Ignatius High School.  His overall record as a head coach after retiring is 331-256.  His teams won 3 Catholic League North Division titles and 4 IHSA Regional crowns.  His 2005 team's win over (Chicago) Crane High School has been deemed as "that decade's greatest upset."

 

Richard MarshallName: Richard Marshall

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Mt. Zion Junior High School
Mt. Zion High School
Millikin University

 

Biography:  Richard's 42-years of coaching includes time as the girls' head coach at Mt. Zion junior and senior high schools and as an assistant for the Millikin University women's team.  His junior high teams won undefeated IESA state titles in 1993 and 1994.  Richard's Mt. Zion high school girls' teams won 8 conference titles, 6 IHSA Regional crowns and 3 IHSA Sectional championships.  Those teams had a combined record of 308-128.  He helped Millikin University win the 2005 NCAA Division III National Championship (that team was inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame in 2006).

 

 

Fred JacobeitName: Fred Jacobeit

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Richton Park) Rich South High School

 

Biography:  At the time of his induction, Fred had coached high school basketball for 31 years.  He had a 110-56 record as a head coach at 4 schools, earning IBCA District Coach of the Year honors twice while at Rich South High School.  A member of the Rich South Hall of Fame, Fred had a 200-152 record as a varsity assistant coach.  His teams won 7 conference championships, 5 IHSA Regional titles and placed 2nd in the IHSA State Tournament in 1986.