Kyle Rechlicz

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


2012 – Present: Head Coach, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2011 – 2012: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, University of Wisconsin

2007 – 2011: Associate Head Coach (10-11)/Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator, University of Dayton

2003 – 2007: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Cleveland State University

2002 – 2003: Student-Assistant Coach, University of Wisconsin

1998 – 2002: Player/Team Captain (00-02), University of Wisconsin


2003: University of Wisconsin, Bachelors, Business Administration


Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Maiden Name: Black

Family: Payton (Daughter)

Career Highlights

Career Division I Wins

20+ Win Seasons (3)
2020-21, 2017-18, 2016-17

Winning Seasons (6)
2023-24, 2020-21, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16

Power Five Wins (4)
Big Ten

Conference Coach of the Year (1)
2015-16 Horizon League

Conference Regular Season Championship (1)
2020-21 Horizon League

Other Post-Season Berths (4)
2020-21, 2017-18, 2015-16 WNIT & 2016-17 WBI

Over the past nine seasons (2015 to 2024), has led Milwaukee to a 154-127 (.548) record, three 20+ win seasons, six winning seasons, one Horizon League Regular Season Championship, and four post-season berths (first post-season win in program’s Division I history) – rebuilt a program that had not had a winning season in the four seasons prior to her arrival (48-76 (.387) record during span)

In 2020-21, led Milwaukee to the first Horizon League Regular Season Championship in 15 seasons and most conference wins (15) in program history

From 2016 to 2018, guided Milwaukee to consecutive 20+ win seasons for the first time in the program’s Division I history

In 2016-17, led Milwaukee to the most single-season wins (t-22) the program’s Division I history

Has guided Milwaukee to the three highest scoring seasons in program history

Milwaukee’s scoring defense finished ranked 18th nationally in 2020-21

Signed a 2020 recruiting class to Milwaukee that ranked in the top-75 nationally

As Milwaukee’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached 19 Horizon League All-Conference Team selections, as well as one Sixth Player of the Year

From 2007 to 2011, assisted Dayton to four 21+ win seasons and four post-season berths (two NCAA Tournaments)

A two-time Team Captain at Wisconsin, helped lead the program to two NCAA Tournament berths and the 1999-00 WNIT Championship

2023 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team honoree

News & Media

10/19/22 – Kyle Rechlicz – UW Milwaukee Women’s Basketball Coach (The Hoop Nerds Podcast)

2/1/22 – The Coachable Coach: Kyle Rechlicz (Success is a Choice Podcast)

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