Chris Jans

Last updated
Chris Jans
Current position
Title Head coach
Team New Mexico State
Conference WAC
Record88–22
Biographical details
Born (1969-04-12) April 12, 1969 (age 52)
Fairbank, Iowa
Playing career
1987–1991 Loras
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1991–1994 Elmhurst (assistant)
1994–1996 Grand View (assistant)
1996–1998 Kirkwood CC
1998–1999 Independence CC
1999–2001 Idaho (assistant)
2001–2003 Howard JC
2003–2004 Chipola
2004–2007 Illinois State (assistant)
2007–2014 Wichita State (assistant)
2014–2015 Bowling Green
2015–2017Wichita State (special assistant)
2017–present New Mexico State
Head coaching record
Overall109–34 (college)
159–45 (junior college)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3x WAC regular season (2018–2020)
2x WAC Tournament (2018, 2019)
Awards
WAC Coach of the Year (2018–2020)

Christopher Paul Jans (born April 12, 1969) is an American college basketball head coach for New Mexico State. He was hired on April 17, 2017, replacing Paul Weir. [1] Jans is a graduate of Loras College, and hails from Fairbank, Iowa.

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Prior to New Mexico State, Jans was hired by Bowling Green in March 2014—his first Division I job. He led Bowling Green to its most wins in 13 years.

Head coaching record

Junior college

Statistics overview
SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Kirkwood Eagles (Iowa Community College Athletic Conference)(1996–1998)
1996–97Kirkwood25–10NJCAA Division II National Tournament
1997–98Kirkwood31–6 NJCAA Division II National Tournament
Kirkwood:56–16 (.789)
Independence Pirates (Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference)(1998–1999)
1998–99Independence22–1014–4
Independence:22–10 (.688)14–4 (.778)
Howard College Hawks (Western Junior College Athletic Conference)(2001–2003)
2001–02Howard College20–10
2002–03Howard College29–4
Howard College:49–14 (.778)
Chipola Indians (Panhandle Conference)(2003–2004)
2003–04Chipola32–511–11st NJCAA Division I National Tournament
Chipola:32–5 (.865)11–1 (.917)
Total:159–45 (.779)

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

College

Statistics overview
SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Bowling Green Falcons (Mid-American Conference)(2014–2015)
2014–15 Bowling Green 21–1211–73rd (East) CIT Second Round
Bowling Green:21–12 (.636)11–7 (.611)
New Mexico State Aggies (Western Athletic Conference)(2017–present)
2017–18 New Mexico State 28–612–21st NCAA Division I First Round
2018–19 New Mexico State 30–515–11st NCAA Division I First Round
2019–20 New Mexico State 25–616–01st NCAA Division I Cancelled
2020–21 New Mexico State 5–52–4
New Mexico State:88–22 (.800)45–7 (.865)
Total:109–34 (.762)

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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References

  1. "New Mexico State hires former BGSU head coach Chris Jans". CoachesDatabase.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-15.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)