Brad Nadborne
Brad Nadborne
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Brad Nadborne enters his second season on the UChicago men's basketball staff as an assistant coach in 2019-20.

Now in his 26th year of coaching college basketball, Nadborne previously served as head coach at Manchester University and the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse. His assistant coaching experience includes stints at Cornell University, University of Colorado and his alma mater, DePauw University.

Nadborne has been of part of two NCAA teams. In 2002, he was an assistant on a DePauw team that reached the Elite 8, losing to the eventual national champion. In 2011, his Manchester team lost in the second round to the eventual national runner-up. Nadborne was named 2011 NABC Midwest Region Coach of the Year and Heartland Conference Coach of the Year.

Nadborne has coached a future NBA player, two All-Americans and 37 all-conference selections.

Outside of basketball, Nadborne has been a college professor, a practicing attorney (John Marshall ‘93) and a commodity trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. His daughter Mia is a theatre student at the Chicago Academy for the Arts.

Nadborne graduated from DePauw in 1981 and played three seasons for the Tigers. He transferred in from West Point, where he played his freshman season under current Duke University head coach Mike Krzyzewski.