Pat Monaghan

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Southern Illinois University


2019 – Present: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Southern Illinois University

2017 – 2019: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2011 – 2017: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Minnesota State University

2010 – 2011: Director of Basketball Operations, Loyola University (Chicago)

2008 – 2010: Assistant Coach, Coffeyville CC

2006 – 2008: Graduate Assistant Coach, Wayne State College (NE)

2004 – 2006: Player, Lewis University

2002 – 2004: Player, Harper CC


2008: Wayne State College (NE), Masters, Organizational Management

2006: Lewis University, Bachelors, Sports Management


Hometown: Chicago, IL

Career Highlights

Has helped lead Southern Illinois to two winning seasons, as well as one Power Five win (Colorado)

In 2019-20 (first-season), helped lead Southern Illinois to a 16-16 overall and 10-8 MVC record

Southern Illinois’s scoring defense finished ranked 14th nationally in 2019-20, as well as 1st in the MVC

In 2017-18 (first season), assisted Milwaukee to 16 overall wins, a five-win improvement over the previous season

From 2012 to 2017, helped lead Minnesota State to a 125-38 (.767) overall record, two Northern Sun Conference Regular Season Championships, two Northern Sun Conference Tournament Championships, and four NCAA Tournament berths

In 2008-09, assisted Coffeyville CC to the KJCCC Regular Season Championship

Has recruited and coached 34 all-conference team selections, as well as seven Freshman/Newcomers of the Year and the 2021-22 MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Pat is a coach that has moved up the ranks organically through his hard work and consistency of success on the floor and recruiting trails. Pat has been a part of successful programs at the junior college, Division II, and Division I levels, which is a result of recruiting and developing more than a dozen all-conference performers during his tenure as an Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator.

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