Tony Bates
Tony Bates Image
Position: Associate Head Coach
Years Coached: 12th Season

Bates is entering his 12th 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.  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 2011-12 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
3Sean CraryFRPG6-0170Crown Point, Ind.Crown Point
4Ludwig IcevskiSOPG6-1175Varberg, SwedenNeaqua Valley
5Nick HastingsSRG6-1185Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
10Mike BeutelSRG6-0175Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
13Roosevelt GreenJRPG5-9175Markham, Ill.Tinley Park
20Munir SmithSOG6-3190Hazel Crest, Ill.Mooseheart
24Ed GilgenbachSRPG6-3195Fond du Lac, Wis.Fond du Lac
25Brad KarpSOG6-4205Valparaiso, Ind.Valparaiso
30Mark PetersSOF6-6205Aurora, Ill.Marmion Academy
31Anthony GrantJRPG6-1185South Holland, Ill.Prairie State CC/Thornridge
33Jack KriegerFRG6-3180Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
34Scott TaloffJRF6-7215Bedford Park, Ill.St. Laurence
40Brandon MarrenFRF6-6210Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
41Zach OpheimSRF6-5235Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
42Phil RiggsSRF6-6195Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
43Brian SherwoodSRF6-7225Oak Forest, Ill.Judson University/Oak Forest
44Mike LandstromSOF6-8245Oak Lawn, Ill.Marist
45Dominique HarveyJRF6-4210Chicago, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
54Matthew KileyJRF6-9225Corunna, Mich.Saginaw Valley State Univ./Corunna
Tom O'Malley Image
Head Coach
15th season
Tony Bates Image
Associate Head Coach
12th season
Rick Romeli Image
Assistant Coach
7th season
Scott Campbell Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season
Michael Lang Image
Recruiting Assistant
1st season
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Student Assistant
1st season