Julious Coleman begins his third season as an assistant to Head
Coach Tim Collins.
This will be Coleman's 18th season and his sixth
stop as an assistant coach. Eleven of those seasons were spent on the NCAA
Division I level. After spending 14 seasons in the men's game, Coleman spent
the 2009-10 season as an assistant women's coach at NCAA Division I Cornell of
the Ivy League.
Prior to his time at Cornell, he spent one season as a men's
assistant at Northern Arizona in Flagstaff, Ariz. During his time with the
Lumberjacks, he was instrumental in developing Josh Wilson into an All-Big Sky
performer after Wilson set a school record with 636 career assists.
Coleman spent six seasons at Boise State. In addition to his
coaching duties, Coleman was the program's academic coordinator, helping place
13 Broncos on the Western Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, including Matt
Nelson, who became Boise State's first-ever men's basketball academic
All-American when he was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American
While at Boise State, the Broncos won one WAC championships
and made appearances in the 2008 NCAA Tournament and the 2004 NIT. He helped
develop four All-WAC first team selections, including Coby Karl, who went from
a walk-on to All-WAC to the NBA as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Before heading to Boise State, Coleman spent five years at
Northwest Nazarene in Nampa, Idaho. While there, NNU won a Cascade Conference
title, played in the 1998 NAIA Final Four and made two NCAA Division II
His coaching career began at NCAA Division I Kansas State
when he spent three seasons as a graduate assistant. The Wildcats played in the
1996 NCAA Tournament.
A 1994 graduate of Point Loma Nazarene, Coleman played there
for three seasons after spending one season at Pasadena City College. While at
PLNU, he started two years, served as the team captain as a senior and was
voted the team's most inspirational player in 1992.
He graduated with a bachelor's in sociology and also
received a bachelor's in psychology from Kansas State in 1997. He later earned
a master's in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in sports
psychology, education, athletic administration and physical education from
Boise State in 2004.