Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Evan Lavery

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Evan LaveryEvan Lavery enters his first season as an Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Rock Valley College.  Lavery's duties with the Golden Eagles include player development, strength and conditioning, day-to-day operations, academic monitoring, film exchange, scouting, and recruiting.

Lavery joined RVC following a one-year stint as an Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at NCAA Division III Rockford College (IL).  While at Rockford College, Lavery was instrumental in the development of 2nd Team All Northern Athletic Conference guard Scott Suchy.  In addition, Lavery was in charge of monitoring academics, on-campus visits, and assisted in recruiting with a primary focus on junior college recruits, the Chicagoland area, and the state of Indiana.

Lavery and Rock Valley College Head Coach Craig Doty are far from strangers.  Lavery joined forces with Midwest Elite Basketball three years ago, the largest basketball camp organization in the country, which is co-owned by Doty and Montana State University-Billings Assistant Coach Brad Schmit.  Doty had this to say about Lavery:

"I couldn't be more excited to have Coach Evan Lavery join my staff at Rock Valley College.  Evan is ambitious, a tireless worker, and has a love and understanding for junior college basketball.  He will be a tremendous asset to our program."

Lavery played two years at NJCAA Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois where he was a two-year starter and captain. In his sophomore season, he helped lead the Kougars to a 6th place finish at the 2010 NJCAA DII National Tournament. Lavery went on to finish his playing career at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. A native of Dyer, Indiana, Lavery graduated from Lake Central High School in 2007. In his prep career, he was named an all-area selection by both the Northwest Indiana Times and the Post-Tribune.

Lavery graduated from Kishwaukee College in 2010 with an Associate of Science degree. He graduated from Central Methodist University in 2012 with a Bachelor's of Science in Education with a concentration in mathematics.