Tony Bates
Tony Bates Image
Position: Associate Head Coach
Years Coached: 14th Season
Alma Mater: Trinity Christian College (Ill.)

Bates is entering his 14th year as associate head men's basketball coach at Saint Xavier.  He previously worked as an athletics director and coach at Tabernacle Christian Academy for 15 years.  His teams posted a 385-93 record during his tenure and captured five straight prep conference championships as well as a regional and sectional title during the 1995-96 season.

Bates received his bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing from Trinity Christian College (Ill.) in 1988.  In 2013, he earned a master's degree in athletics administration from Northcentral University (Ariz.).  Bates also played basketball at Trinity Christian and was the nation's fifth leading scorer during his sophomore year.

He currently lives in Richton Park, Ill., with his son, Nicholas.
 

 
 
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
3Shafiq SaidFRPG5-11180Bridgeview, Ill.Universal
4Michael SimpsonSRPG5-7165North Chicago, Ill.Cardinal Stritch/North Chicago
5Raheem MooreSOG6-2175Waukegan, Ill.Waukegan
10Kyle HuppeFRPG6-2180Edgerton, Kan.Gardner Edgerton
13Kyle TackettFRG/F6-4180Franklin, Tenn.Franklin
20Munir SmithSRG6-4195Hazel Crest, Ill.Mooseheart
24Darius DraperSOG6-6190Palos Hills, Ill.St. Francis (Ill.)/Stagg
25Brad KarpSRG6-5210Valparaiso, Ind.Valparaiso
30Tony CoreSOF6-7205Matteson, Ill.Tinley Park
31Kody KleinrichertFRPF6-7210Traverse City, Mich.Saint Francis
33Jack KriegerJRG6-3195Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
34Josh MawhorrSOF/C6-8235Muncie, Ind.Muncie Central
40Brandon MarrenJRF6-6205Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
41Matthew WrightFRF6-5190Jacksonville, Fla.Harvest Community
45Andre ArringtonJRF6-5200Chicago, Ill.Simpson College/Forman
50Chris Davis*FRC6-8225Calumet City, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
* Redshirt
Coaches
Tom O'Malley Image
Head Coach
17th season
 
Tony Bates Image
Associate Head Coach
14th season
 
Rick Romeli Image
Assistant Coach
9th season
 
DeVon Chandler Image
Student Assistant
3rd season