December 24, 2011
Baker University Head coach Brett Ballard Watches his team as it plays Evangel on Dec. 7 in Baldwin City. Ballard, a former Kansas University player and assistant for coach Bill Self, has coached Baker to a 9-3 start in his second year with the program.
Former Kansas basketball player and assistant coach Brett Ballard is coming home. After leaving Kansas following the 2009-10 season to take over as the head coach at Baker University, Ballard spent five seasons working on Danny Manning’s staffs at Tulsa and Wake Forest. By Matt Tait
Baker University men’s basketball coach and former Kansas player Brett Ballard has accepted an assistant coaching position at the University of Tulsa with new coach Danny Manning, the BU athletic department announced Thursday afternoon.
Now director of basketball operations for Kansas University’s third-ranked basketball team, Barry Hinson knows how to evaluate college basketball coaches, having been a successful one himself.
It’s nearly impossible to count all of the lessons Brett Ballard learned from Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self during Ballard’s time as the program’s director of basketball operations.