WSC Names Two Finalists For Men's Basketball Coach
Posted: 10 July, 2013
WAYNE - Wayne State College Director of Athletics Mike Powicki has announced two finalists for the position of head men’s basketball coach at WSC. Adam Bohac of Southern Nazarene University and Brian Dolan of Upper Iowa University will be on campus for interviews next week (July 15-16) with Dolan in Wayne for his on campus interview Monday, July 15th and Bohac scheduled for an on campus visit on Tuesday, July 16.
Dolan just completed his seventh season at Upper Iowa University where he led the Peacocks to a 20-12 record and a trip to the NCAA Division II Central Regional, the school’s first-ever trip to the national tournament. Prior to arriving at Upper Iowa, Dolan also served as an assistant coach at Texas-Pan American, College of Southern Idaho, Southern Utah and Southwest Missouri State while also serving as an administrative assistant at Oral Roberts (1998) under Bill Self. Dolan is a graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.
Bohac has served five seasons as head coach at Southern Nazarene in Bethany, Oklahoma. He has recorded four 20-win seasons and has a career record of 111-51. Bohac led the Crimson Storm to the NAIA National Tournament three straight seasons and the school now competes in the NCAA Division II Great American Conference. Bohac is a native of Kimball, Nebraska where he was a Class C-1 All-State football and basketball player in high school and went on to play basketball at the University of Nebraska under Barry Collier from 2000-04 where he was an Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection in 2004.
Members of the Wayne community are invited to meet each candidate and ask questions during a campus/community forum that will be held from 1 – 1:45 p.m. during each interview at Gardner Hall Auditorium on the Wayne State campus with public parking available in the east parking lot off Walnut Street.
Wayne State is looking to replace Paul Combs, who resigned June 15th to become head coach at Carroll University in Wisconsin. Combs was 54-58 in his four seasons at Wayne State, including a 17-12 record in the 2012-13 season.