University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Falcon Sports

Jeff Berkhof - Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Jeff Berkhof
is entering his 11th season with the Falcon basketball coaching staff, his eighth as Coach Rick Bowen’s top assistant. Before joining the coaching ranks, Jeff spent two seasons playing for Coach Bowen at UW River Falls. During his senior season, he was selected to the 1993-94 All-WSUC team and was chosen Co-MVP and Co-Captain by his teammates.

In addition to his assistant basketball coaching position, Jeff is the head women’s golf coach and ad-hoc instructor in the Health and Human Performance Department. In the fall of 2004, Berkhof was named the women’s golf WIAC Coach of the Year.

Along with his on the floor coaching duties and administrative tasks, he directs the Falcon recruiting efforts, coordinates scouting and film exchange, and is director of the Falcon summer basketball camps and annual high school varsity tournament – the Great Falcon Shootout.

Before coming to River Falls, Jeff played two years at Worthington Junior College, in Worthington, Minn. In 1997, he was inducted into the Minnesota Junior College Athletic Hall of Fame. Prior to Worthington JC, he attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., and was a member of the SDSU football squad.

The Hills, Minn. native will finish his Masters of Education degree in Sport Management at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 2005. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree at UWRF with a major in physical education and a minor in athletic coaching. Jeff and his wife Jill, reside in Hudson. Jill is a UWRF alum and fifth grade teacher at Lake Elmo, Minn. They have one son, Benjamin, who was born in June of 2004.

Jeff Berkhof
Jeff Berkhof

Dave Young - Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Dave Young
is in his second season as an assistant coach with the Falcons.

His duties include player development, scouting, recruiting and helping with the Falcon Summer Basketball camps.

The Black River Falls, WI native played collegiate basketball and golf at UW La Crosse.

Dave completed his teacher education degree at UW-River Falls in the summer of 2003 and is currently substitute teaching in the area.

Dave Young
Dave Young

Kurran Sagan - Men's Basketball Student Assistant Coach

Kurran Sagan
is in his first year as a student assistant coach after spending his first two years as a student manager.

His duties this year include supervising the student managers, game administration, and running the freshmen squad in practice. He is currently completing an intership with the Athletic Department at UWRF in game administration.

Kurran will graduate with a degree in health and human performance (health and physical education) this spring.

He was the 2003-2004 UWRF H&HP Major of the Year.

Kurran is from Elk River, Minn., where he played varsity basketball for two years.

Kurran Sagan
Kurran Sagan

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