Tony Bates
Tony Bates Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 11th Season

Bates is entering his 11th year as an assistant 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. He 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 for 2010-11 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
3Nick HastingsJRG6-1185Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
4Ludwig IcevskiFRPG6-0165Naperville, Ill.Neuqua Valley
5Modestas MasiulionisFRG6-4190Lemont, Ill.Lemont Township
10Marco SamimySRG6-4180Chicago, Ill.CICS-Northtown Academy
13Roosevelt GreenSOPG5-9175Markham, Ill.Tinley Park
20Munir SmithFRG6-3190Mooseheart, Ill.Mooseheart
24Ed GilgenbachJRPG6-3175Fond du Lac, Wis.Fond du Lac
25Brad KarpFRG6-4205Valparaiso, Ind.Valparaiso
30Mark PetersFRF6-6190Aurora, Ill.Marmion Academy
31DeVon ChandlerSRPG6-1180Collinsville, Ill.Collinsville
34Scott TaloffSOF6-7200Bedford Park, Ill.St. Laurence
40Austin KubitSOF6-6200LaPorte, Ind.New Prairie
41Zach OpheimJRF6-5200Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
42Phil RiggsJRF6-6195Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
43Brian SherwoodJRF6-7225Oak Forest, Ill.Judson University/Oak Forest
44Mike LandstromFRF6-8230Oak Lawn, Ill.Marist
54Matthew KileySOF6-9225Corunna, Mich.Saginaw Valley State/Corunna
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