Director of Basketball Operations
|2012-13 Men's Basketball Coaches|
|PHONE: (219) 464-6967||EMAIL: Will.Phipps@valpo.edu|
Will Phipps is in his second season as the director of basketball operations for the Valparaiso men’s basketball program, having served as part of the staff which helped guide the Crusaders to the Horizon League regular season championship in 2011-2012. Phipps arrived to Valpo from Georgia Tech, where he spent two years serving as video coordinator for their men’s basketball program.
Phipps was part of a staff at Georgia Tech that helped guide the Yellow Jackets to the second round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, as well as the ACC Tournament championship game. In his time at video coordinator, Phipps saw three players that played for the Yellow Jackets chosen in the NBA draft. In addition to his video work, Phipps also served as director of the Georgia Tech Team Camp.
Prior to his time at Georgia Tech, Phipps spent four years as a student manager at Baylor, including his senior year as head manager. In his time at Baylor, the Bears advanced to the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, as well as the 2009 NIT championship game. Phipps worked extensively in the video realm during his tenure at Baylor, while also serving as the assistant camp director for Scott Drew Basketball Camps as a senior.
Phipps earned his bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Baylor University in 2009. The Lubbock, Texas native currently resides in Valparaiso with his wife, Lauren. The couple is expecting their first child in March of 2013.
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