After an exciting season and with Kuyper’s sights set on a National Championship, the NCCAA honored Coach Stan Jesky as the Midwest Region Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year! Voted on by the regional coaches, Jesky's award represents the respect he has earned based upon Kuyper’s on and off the court success, and the outstanding attitude of the players. This award is given to a coach who shows exceptional leadership and care for his team.
As a regional award winner, Jesky has been officially nominated for the NCCAA National Coach of the Year, which will be announced at the NCCAA National Tournament Banquet on March 7 in Springfield, MO. Commenting on his award Jesky said: "When you've got good kids, good things happen. It's an honor to be recognized, but the recognition goes to the hard work the kids have put into this season."