Press Box

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Troy Mattson, the head women’s basketball coach at Northern Michigan University, announces the hiring of Kerry Janquart as the assistant women’s basketball coach.
“We are very fortunate to have someone of Kerry’s qualifications and experience be part of our women’s basketball program,” said Mattson. “Her assets to not only the athletic department and the entire university will be greatly appreciated.”
From 2002-06, Janquart was the head girl’s varsity basketball coach at Ashwaubenon High School where she had an overall record of 80-19. Janquart was responsible for all aspects of the program including video breakdown, practices and scheduling. She led Ashwaubenon to the 2006 Wisconsin Division I State Championship with a record of 22-5. Janquart was named the 2006 AP and Green Bay Press-Gazette Coach of the Year.   She was also named the Green Bay Press-Gazette Coach of the Year in 2004. Janquart led Ashwaubenon to two Bay Conference Championships (2004 and 2005).
She was the head girl’s varsity basketball coach at Brandon High School in Ortonville, Mich. from 1999-02. Her 2001 team went 20-2, won the OAA Division III and advanced to the district finals. Janquart’s record at Brandon was 46-20. Her overall high school record stands at 126-39.
A 1994 graduate of Kingsford High School, Janquart then went on to Central Michigan University. She played four years of basketball for the Chippewas (1994-98) where she was the team captain her senior season. After her freshman season she was named the Most Improved Player and the Defensive Player of the Year after her sophomore campaign. Janquart was a member of the academic-athletic honor roll all four years.
She has a bachelor’s of science degree in physical education/health from CMU (1999) and is currently working on a master’s in education from the University of Viterbo.
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