Greg Stokes - Assistant Coach
Greg joins the Eagles for his 14th year as assistant Men's basketball coach. Greg is originally from Hamilton, Ohio but makes his home in Marion, Iowa. Greg came to the University of Iowa on a basketball scholarship in 1981.
Greg received his BA in Liberal Arts and minor in African-American Studies. While at the University of Iowa Greg broke several university records including All-Time Scorer, Career Field Goal percentage, and Career Blocked shots. Greg was a three- time All Big Ten selection and had his jersey number 41 retired in 1985. He is currently number three on Iowa's all-time career scoring list. Greg was also a member of the 1983 United States Gold medal Pan America basketball team.
After Iowa Greg was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1985 and played one season with the great Julius (Dr. J) Erving before continuing his career abroad in Italy and Spain. Greg returned to the NBA's Sacramento Kings for one season before returning to Italy and Australia.
Greg brings his unique knowledge and experience of the game to Kirkwood along with his outstanding ability to relate to young people.
Greg enjoys watching his 2 children play college basketball. His son Darius is a member of the University of Iowa's Men's basketball program and his daughter Kiah is a member of the UConn Women's basketball program. Greg also enjoys hunting , fishing and going to movies.
Greg serves as an academic advisor in Kirkwood's Advising and Transfer Center.