Jon Aldridge
Loras College
Jon Aldridge
Assistant Coach
Division 3

Jon Aldridge, a native of Plainfield, Ind., completed his second season at Loras College after spending the previous three years as a high school assistant coach at Park Tudor High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the 2018 - 2019 season, the Loras Mens Basketball team made several program firsts including first national ranking, first Sweet Sixteen appearance, first win over a #1 ranked team, and first season with three wins over top-15 ranked teams. The Duhawks lost to National Champion, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh during the Sweet Sixteen. In 2018, Aldridge was one of thirty college coaches from Division I-III selected to participate in the first annual NCAA College Coaches Academy. The academy aims to grow proficiency in all areas of becoming a collegiate head coach. During the 2017 season, the Loras team set a school scoring record of 165 points in a single game, scoring 100 in the first half and making an ESPN Top 10 appearance. The Duhawks finished 19-7 on the year and finished  second in the IIAC behind national champions Nebraska Wesleyan University.  In his threes years on staff at Park Tudor, Aldridge helped the Panthers to a 62-14 record and a 23-1 conference record. The Panthers ranked top-10 in the state each year while securing three conference titles and the programs second pair of back-to-back Indiana 2A State Championships. During this time the Panthers saw 5 players pursue playing careers at the Division 1 level.  A graduate from the University of Indianapolis with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, Aldridge completed his degree with an internship at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. There, Aldridge aided in the supervision and training of the Temple football program along with other administrative and maintenance duties.