Men's Basketball

2017-18 Coaches

Head Coach Dan Anderson

Head Coach Dan AndersonDan Anderson is beginning his 20th season as Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Northeast Community College, with over 40 years of total coaching experience. The Doon, Iowa, native has compiled a 321-263 career record at Northeast. During his tenure with the Hawks, he has been named the Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference Coach of the year four times. In 2000-2001, Anderson was named the Region IX Coach of the Year. Over his tenure, Anderson has been involved with recruiting, financial aid, advising, basketball operations, player development, basketball camps and teaching.

After graduating high school from Rock Valley Public Schools, Anderson went on to receive his Associate of Arts Degree at Iowa Lakes Community College. He proceeded to obtain his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Augustana College.

Anderson began his coaching career in 1976 at Canton Public School in Canton, South Dakota. He served as the Varsity Assistant Coach for 10 years. After Canton High School, Anderson became the Graduate Assistant at Augustana College for the 1986-87 season. Augustana compiled a 19-9 record that year. Anderson received his Master’s in Exercise Science through the University of South Dakota while being the Graduate Assistant.

One year after taking the Graduate Assistant job at Augustana College, Anderson was named the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Iowa Western Community College. He spent eight seasons as the Head Coach and compiled a 112-134 record. After his stint at Iowa Western Community College, Anderson returned to his Alma Matter, Augustana College, as an Assistant Coach. During the three seasons as Assistant, he helped Augustana College to a 37-44 record.

Coach Anderson has tallied over 40 years of coaching experience with an overall record of 489-450.

Dan and his wife Kris, are the parents of three children: Meagan (Caleb), Molly (Efrain), Mickey (Heath). They are also the grandparents of four: Aiden, Elyn, Aftyn and Ezra.

Office Phone: (402) 844-7315


Assistant Coach Junior Denis

Assistant Coach Junior Denis Junior Denis native of Nassau, Bahamas enters his third season as an Assistant for Coach Anderson.

Junior lead the Providence storm in the semifinals AAU circuit in 2010 then signed with Northeast Hawks Men’s basketball program in 2011 season. In 2014 Junior decided it was time to trade in his shoes for a black tie and a suit and join the Northeast Men’s basketball coaching staff.

Denis has volunteered with Northeast youth basketball camps for three summers. While in high school Junior has led C.I. Gibson to three GSSSA championships under legendary Bahamas coach Kevin Johnson. Coach Junior spent this past summer coaching 5th and 6th grade boys.

Office Phone: (402) 844-7315