|Team||New Mexico State|
|Born||April 12, 1969|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1994–1996||Grand View (assistant)|
|2004–2007||Illinois State (assistant)|
|2007–2014||Wichita State (assistant)|
|2015–2017||Wichita State (special assistant)|
|2017–present||New Mexico State|
|Head coaching record|
159–45 (junior college)
|Accomplishments and honors|
|3x WAC regular season (2018–2020)|
2x WAC Tournament (2018, 2019)
|3× 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.Jans is a graduate of Loras College, and hails from Fairbank, Iowa.
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.
|Kirkwood Eagles (Iowa Community College Athletic Conference)(1996–1998)|
|1996–97||Kirkwood||25–10||NJCAA Division II National Tournament|
|1997–98||Kirkwood||31–6||NJCAA Division II National Tournament|
|Independence Pirates (Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference)(1998–1999)|
|Independence:||22–10 (.688)||14–4 (.778)|
|Howard College Hawks (Western Junior College Athletic Conference)(2001–2003)|
|Howard College:||49–14 (.778)|
|Chipola Indians (Panhandle Conference)(2003–2004)|
|2003–04||Chipola||32–5||11–1||1st||NJCAA Division I National Tournament|
|Chipola:||32–5 (.865)||11–1 (.917)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
|Bowling Green Falcons (Mid-American Conference)(2014–2015)|
|2014–15||Bowling Green||21–12||11–7||3rd (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||28–6||12–2||1st||NCAA Division I First Round|
|2018–19||New Mexico State||30–5||15–1||1st||NCAA Division I First Round|
|2019–20||New Mexico State||25–6||16–0||1st||NCAA Division I Cancelled|
|2020–21||New Mexico State||5–5||2–4|
|New Mexico State:||88–22 (.800)||45–7 (.865)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
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