Prior to coming to Missouri S&T as men’s basketball assistant coach two years ago new Miner head coach Jim Glash had previous collegiate head coaching experience at Olney Central


Community College, a junior college in Olney, Ill. He served as Olney head coach for nine seasons. Here are highlights of Glash’s stint as Olney head coach:


Prior to coming to Missouri S&T as men’s basketball assistant coach two years ago new Miner head coach Jim Glash had previous collegiate head coaching experience at Olney Central

Community College, a junior college in Olney, Ill. He served as Olney head coach for nine seasons. Here are highlights of Glash’s stint as Olney head coach:

*Glash helped turn around a OCC program that had finished in the lower half of the Great Rivers Athletic Conference in nine of the previous 11 years.

*Glash served as Olney Central head coach from 1996-97 through 2004-05, winning 160 games.

*His victory total is the most by any coach in school history.

*His Olney teams posted winning records in eight of his nine seasons there.

*His squads finished in the top half of the conference eight of his nine seasons there.

*He won outright or shared two conference titles at OCC.

*During his time at Olney, Glash’s players graduated at a 93-percent pace.

*11 of his OCC players earned all-league honors and 11 were named to the All-Region 24 Team.

*39 of his players went on to earn scholarships at four-year institutions, including seven who played at schools in S&T’s current conference, the GLVC.