Doug Wagemester
Doug Wagemester

Doug is in his 17th year in the Kirkwood Athletic Department. For 15 years he served as Men's Basketball Coach and led his teams to nine national tournaments. For the past eight years of his tenure he has served as Athletic Director.

Doug came to Kirkwood from Grand View College in Des Moines, where he served as Head Men's Basketball coach for one season. In his first season as a head coach, his team finished the year with a 25-9 mark and set a school record for wins in a season. He has previously served as an assistant coach at Coffeyville Community College (KS), University of Redlands (CA) and Colorado College (CO).

Doug played his collegiate basketball at Loras College in Dubuque from 1986-1990. He played for Mike Jaskulski, current assistant at University of Alabama Birmingham and Brad Soderberg, former head coach at St. Louis University and current Head Coach at Lindenwood University. Doug was a three-year starter and served as a captain his senior season. He graduated from Loras in 1990 with a BA in Physical Education and received his MA in Education from the University of Redlands in 1994.