Greg Jockims head coached the men’s basketball team for 13 seasons at the University of Saskatchewan. In 2004-05 and 2005-06 the Huskies won the Canada West Central Division Championship which culminated with their first trip to CIS Nationals in 18 years. In 2009-10, he led the men’s basketball team to their first-ever Canada West and CIS Championship titles. In addition to these accomplishments at the U of S, Jockims spent four seasons in a head-coaching job at Cape Breton University (1994-98) in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He led the team to an AUS Championship and a third place finish at Nationals in 1994-95.
Jockims’ commitment to excellence can also be seen outside of his university head coaching activities. He graduated in 1988 from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) degree. In 2000, he earned a Master’s of Education degree from the University of Victoria. Before his head coaching days, Jockims was an assistant at the University of Saskatchewan (1989-1991) and the University of Victoria (1992-94). He is an NCCP Level IV certified coach, having graduated from the National Coaching Institute in Victoria in 1992. He has coached numerous Saskatchewan Provincial Teams, as well as establishing the Junior Huskies Club in the summer of 2000. He was also an assistant for Canadian National “B” Team, which represented the country at the Jones Cup in Taiwan in 1995.
Currently Greg is a teacher in the Saskatoon Public School Division. In addition to his teaching duties he has coached minor hockey, basketball, soccer, and football. Greg looks forward to working along side outstanding colleagues at Basketball Saskatchewan and sharing his knowledge and expertise to help young players enjoy their experience and develop while playing the game they love.