Sports Information Director/Special Assistant Coach
The 2015-16 season will be McKinney's 20th season associated with Triton College Athletics. His experience and knowledge of the
Region IV has been a tremendous asset to the women's basketball program.
McKinney will continue the program behind the scenes in many capacities. He is the team
statistician and responsible for providing the Region IV weekly reports.
McKinney also works on scheduling games, scouting opponents and
recruiting. In addition, he helps monitor the academic progress of the
Last season, McKinney helped coach the team on an interim basis during the spring semester of 2015, leading the Lady Trojans to their best N4C placing since 2007. In addition, Triton moved up the Region IV rankings to earn a home playoff game. McKinney continued to watch over the program during the transitional period leading up to Kellee Robertson's hiring as head coach in July.
A Triton graduate, McKinney worked for
many years as Sports Director at WRRG 88.9FM, Triton College Radio,
broadcasting a wide variety of Triton and local high school sporting
events. Since 2008, McKinney has served as Triton's Sports Information
Director along with working other events for the marketing department to
positively promote the college.
From 2000-04, McKinney was an assistant coach for the Triton men's team under former head coach Curt Connor.
In 2011, McKinney earned the
distinguished honor of being inducted into the Region IV Hall of Fame as
a Contributor, Friend of Sport.
McKinney, resides in Bellwood and was a
graduate of Proviso West High School in Hillside. After he earned his
associates degree at Triton, earned his Bachelor's in Broadcast
Journalism at Columbia College Chicago in 2001.