Head instruct Mark Madsen has introduced the hiring of Todd Phillips as an assistant educate on his men’s basketball personnel at Utah Valley. Phillips involves UVU after 9 seasons as the head educate at Salt Lake Community College.
“Todd Phillips is a first rate basketball thoughts and a workaholic,” said Madsen. “Todd has led his crew to countrywide championships and has advanced his gamers into exceptional specialists both foreign places and in the NBA. He is a demonstrated winner. From the primary day I sat down with him, I felt his ardour for the sport. I am thrilled to welcome educate Phillips and his spouse Bobbi to the Utah Valley family. He can have a direct impact in this community and our gamers.”
Phillips recently wrapped up his 8th season as the head teach at Salt Lake Community College. He compiled a 205-58 (.779) standard record and an 82-32 mark in Scenic West Athletic Conference play in the course of his time with the Bruins.
Phillips led his group to a National Junior College Athletic Association country wide title in 2016 as the No. Thirteen seed. His 2015-sixteen team compiled a 31-eight overall file and completed the season with 9 straight wins to claim the countrywide championship. He turned into named the NJCAA Coach of the Year for his accomplishments at some stage in the 2015-16 season. Former Wolverine Conner Toolson become named NJCAA Tournament MVP under Phillips’ guidance in 2016.
“I am thrilled to be joining instruct Madsen,” stated Phillips. “It is an exciting time here at UVU. There is a great basis that has been constructed within the basketball program. I look ahead to being a part of the Wolverine circle of relatives and shifting the program to even greater heights.”
During his tenure at SLCC, Phillips led his crew to 4 NJCAA Tournament appearances, 4 Region 18 Tournament championships, 3 SWAC regular season titles, and one NJCAA event championship. He earned SWAC Coach of the Year honors in 2013, 2015 and 2018. He also acquired the Region 18 Co-Coach of the Year award in 2018.
Prior to his time as head train of the Bruins, Phillips served three seasons as an assistant coach at SLCC underneath mythical head educate Norm Parrish. During his time as an assistant train with SLCC, he helped the Bruins win their first-ever country wide identify in 2009. He also spent eight seasons as an assistant educate at Westminster College in Salt Lake beginning in 2000. During his time at Westminster, he helped lead the Griffins to 8 20-plus win seasons, six conference titles and 6 NAIA National Tournament berths.
Phillips performed basketball at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. After his commencement from Snow, Phillips endured his gambling profession at Lewis-Clark State College from 1997-99. He acquired his bachelor’s degree in education and kinesiology from Lewis-Clark State and later earned a grasp’s diploma in education management from the University of Utah.
He and his wife, Bobbi, are each initially from Boise, Idaho and have one daughter, Kinzi.