FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University head men's basketball coach Oliver Drake has announced the addition of Cam Schuknecht to his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.
Schuknecht brings with him nearly two decades of coaching experience, including 10 years in the GPAC.
"We're really excited to add Cam to our staff," Drake said. "He is an outstanding teacher, relentless recruiter and a former head coach in our conference. Cam's going to be a great addition to not only our basketball program, but the culture at Midland University."
Coach Drake and Schuknecht previously coached together at the University of Wisconin-Eau Claire for one season in 2003-04. Prior to that Schuknecht spent one year as the assistant at Wartburg College and three years at the University of Saint Mary, including one season as the head coach.
Schuknecht most recently spend three seasons as the assistant coach at Luther College (NCAA DIII). He was the assistant coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University from 2004-06 before being promoted to head coach of the Prairie Wolves from 2006-14.
Schuknecht coached two NAIA All-Americans and three Academic All-Americans at Nebraska Wesleyan.
A former player at Wartburg College, Schuknecht was a two-year captain on the basketball team while earning his undergraduate degree in physical education. Schuknecht went on to earn his Master's in exercise science from the University of Kansas in 2001.
Schuknecht joins a Warrior team that has made appearances at the NAIA DII Men's Basketball Championship in four of the last five seasons. Midland finished 21-10 last year and tied for second in the GPAC (13-5) while earning a trip to nationals.