After several years trying his hand at coaching in Texas, former Kansas starter Brady Morningstar appears to be coming home. The former NCAA champion is returning to his home state and continuing his coaching career there.
According to The Kansas City Star, Morningstar will be joining the Kansas City Kansas Community College basketball team as an assistant. He has spent the last two years as a coach at Texas Wesleyan.
Morningstar was a point guard for the Jayhawks from 2007 to 2011. He was a contributor to the 2008 NCAA Championship team, but made a name for himself as a redshirt senior in the 2010-11 season.
Former KU guard Brady Morningstar changes coaching jobs to KCK Community College https://t.co/i4fZpD1zCJ
— The Kansas City Star (@KCStar) July 24, 2019
In 2011, Brady Morningstar averaged career-highs in points and assists en route to Big 12 All-Defensive Team, All-Big 12 Honorable Mention, and Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors.
After graduating, Morningstar tried his hand at professional basketball in several countries before settling on coaching.
Morningstar quickly proved adept as he helped lead them to the NAIA national title in 2017 – his first year with the team.
He still has strong ties to Kansas and head coach Bill Self though. Per the report, he will be coaching the Self Made Kansas alumni team in The Basketball Tournament later this summer.