Kevin Borseth is entering his fifth season in his second stint at the helm of the Green Bay women's basketball program in 2016-17.
Borseth led the 2015-16 Green Bay women's basketball to a 28-5 finish on the season with a 16-2 record in Horizon League play. The Phoenix squad secured its 18th consecutive Horizon League regular season title, its 14th Horizon League Tournament Championship and the program's 16th NCAA Tournament appearance.
In 2014-15, Borseth aided the Phoenix to an overall record of 28-5 and garnered the 17th-straight Horizon League regular season title after going 15-1 in the conference portion of the season. Borseth and the Phoenix also went on the win the Horizon League Tournament, clinching the program's 13th tournament title and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
In the 2013-14 campaign, Borseth led the Phoenix to its 16th-consecutive Horzion League regular season title after going 13-3 in conference action. The team advanced to the WNIT and finished the season with an overall record of 22-10 for its 15th-consecutive 20+ win season and 10th under his command in addition to its 37th-straight winning season.
In 2012-13, the team compiled an overall record of 29-3 and a perfect 16-0 in the Horizon League, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the eighth time under his guidance.
Borseth's overall record at Green Bay stands at 323-85 (.790) entering the 2016-17 season and 185-19 (.907) in the Horizon League. In 18 seasons as a D-I head coach with stops at Green Bay and the University of Michigan, Borseth is 410-158 (.722).
Green Bay Athletics Director Ken Bothof announced the hiring of Kevin Borseth as the head women's basketball coach on April 5, 2012. Borseth, who compiled a 216-62 record in nine seasons previously serving in the same capacity at Green Bay, returned to the Phoenix after spending the past five seasons as the head coach at the University of Michigan.
Under Borseth's watch from 1998-2007, Green Bay advanced to the postseason in all nine seasons, including seven trips to the NCAA Tournament. The Phoenix also won the regular season conference championship in each of his nine seasons at the helm, beginning a stretch that currently stands at 14.
Borseth compiled an overall record of 87-73 record during his five seasons as the head coach at the University of Michigan, taking over a program that had won just 21 games in the prior three seasons combined and led the Wolverines to 19 wins and a postseason berth in his first season in 2007-08.
In five seasons at the helm at Michigan, Borseth led the Wolverines to three postseasons, including this past season's trip to the NCAA Tournament, the program's first since 2000-01.
All told, the 29-year head coaching veteran has an impressive record of 635-255 in his stints at Michigan Tech (1987-1998), Green Bay (1998-2007, 2012-pres.) and Michigan (2007-2012).
During his time at Green Bay, Borseth was named the conference coach of the year seven times and led the program to its first two NCAA Tournament victories with wins over Washington in 2003 and New Mexico in 2007.
Borseth coached a number of the most legendary players in the program's storied history, including the top two all-time leading scorers, Chari Nordgaard and Nicole Soulis. He also recruited recent standouts Celeste Hoewisch, Kayla Tetschlag and Julie Wojta to Green Bay and coached Hoewisch during her redshirt campaign in 2006-07.
Borseth graduated from Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., in 1976 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. As a member of the Laker basketball roster, Borseth helped his team to a 27-3 record over two years as well as a 1976 NAIA championship berth. Prior to his time at LSSU, Borseth attended Gogebic Community College and played for the Samson basketball team.
Borseth and his wife Connie have five children; KC, Kayla, Carli, Kaitlyn and Kale.
Kevin Borseth All-Time Year-by-Year (Head Coaching Record)