Kurt Jansen
Lakeland College
Kurt Jansen
Assistant Coach
Lakeland (WI)
Division 3

Former Muskies standout player Kurt Jansen is in his second year at Lakeland University as lead assistant men's basketball coach. Jansen returned to his alma mater last year after completing a one-year stint as lead assistant coach for Williston State College, a junior college in Williston, N.D., where he coached under former Muskie player Rylee Hernandez. Prior to that, Jansen, served as an assistant coach in the Wrightstown High School boys basketball program. Jansen played for the Muskies from 2011-15 as a four-year contributor who played in 97 career games. He was a multi-year captain who helped lead the Muskies to 77 wins, a Northern Athletics Conference (now Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference) North Division regular-season title and back-to-back conference tournament appearances. As a senior he won the T.W. Hoernemann basketball academic award. Jansen is a native of Wrightstown, Wis., and was a three-year letter winner and two-time all-Olympia Conference honoree in basketball at Wrightstown. He holds an exercise science degree from Lakeland and a master's degree in recreational and athletic administration from Western Kentucky University. Coaching Experience: Top Assistant Mens Basketball- Lakeland University (2017-Present) Top Assistant Mens Basketball- Williston State College (2016-2017) Assistant Freshman Mens Basketball- Wrightstown High School (2015-2016)