Rick Romeli
Rick Romeli Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 9th Season
Alma Mater: Saint Xavier University

Romeli is in his ninth year with the Cougar coaching staff after spending his first season as the recruiting coordinator.  He wrapped up a successful four-year playing career at Saint Xavier following the 2004-05 season when the team went 30-7 overall and finished in the NAIA Elite Eight, SXU's highest postseason finish to date.

The former All-CCAC First Team guard received a business/accounting degree from Saint Xavier University in May 2006.  Romeli is currently working on his master's of business administration (MBA) at SXU with a concentration on financial fraud.  He also works as an accounting analyst for Northern Trust Bank in Chicago.  Romeli resides in Orland Park, Ill.

#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
Tom O'Malley Image
Head Coach
17th season
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Associate Head Coach
14th season
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Assistant Coach
9th season
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Student Assistant
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