Julian Swartz
Julian Swartz

Director of Player Development

Alma Mater:
Carroll College, 2005


Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs


Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.


Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.


Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!


Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.


Memphis vs. CBU (Exhibition)

The Tigers hosted CBU in an exhibition game at FedExForum on Wednesday, November 7

• In his seventh season at the NCAA Division I level
• Had prior NCAA Division I stints at Marquette (2005-08) and Indiana (2008)
• Also coached high school basketball in Wisconsin (2003-05; 2009-11)

• Oversees student-athletes' academic progress
• Assists with on-campus recruiting visits

Memphis Director of Player Development (2012-present)
• Member of the Tigers staff that posted 55 wins (55-15 record) in two seasons
• Member of the Tigers staff when the program transitioned to the American Athletic Conference in 2013-14 from Conference USA in 2012-13
• Won 20 or more games both seasons, including 31 victories in 2012-13
• Earned NCAA Tournament berths both seasons (2013, 2014)
• Tigers ranked among NCAA Division I top-15 in home attendance both seasons (11th in 2012-13; 10th in 2013-14)
• In the program's first season in the American Athletic Conference, Tigers posted a 24-10 overall record and a 12-6 league mark
• The 2013-14 Tigers earned an NCAA Tournament bid and advanced to the third round for a second-straight season
• The 20-win season in 2013-14 was the program's 14th-straight, the sixth-longest streak of its kind in NCAA Division I (current)
• In 2012-13, Tigers went 31-5 overall and 16-0 in Conference USA
• Helped the Tigers to a sweep of the Conference USA regular-season and tournament titles in 2012-13
• The 30-win season was only the sixth in school history, and the 31 wins are tied for the fifth-most in the program's history
• The unblemished 16-0 league record was the Tigers' fourth in seven seasons (2007-13)
• Memphis' sweep of the C-USA regular-season and tournament titles in 2012-13 was the program's sixth in eight seasons (2006-13)
• The Tigers earned an NCAA Tournament berth and advanced to the "Big Dance's" third round

Prior to Memphis
• From 2009-12, was a counselor in the West Allis/West Milwaukee school district, while also serving as an assistant coach for the Waukesha South High School varsity hoops squad (2009-11)
• In the fall of 2008, served an internship with the Indiana University basketball program
• At Marquette from 2005-08, was a graduate assistant on head coach Tom Crean's staff
• In those three seasons, the Golden Eagles posted a 69-31 overall record and a 31-19 BIG EAST Conference mark and earned three NCAA Tournament berths
• Marquette won 20 or more games and recorded double-digit BIG EAST victories in each of his three seasons in Milwaukee
• The 2007-08 campaign was the most-successful one in Swartz's tenure with the Golden Eagles
• Marquette went 25-10 overall, including 11-7 in league play, and finished fifth in the BIG EAST Conference regular season
• The Golden Eagles advanced to the BIG EAST Conference Tournament semifinal round and earned an NCAA Tournament berth
• The 2005-06 Golden Eagles squad finished fourth in the BIG EAST regular season (10-6 record), the program's best league showing until the 2011-12 season when Marquette placed second
• Among his duties at Marquette: assisting with scouting reports, overseeing student-athletes' academic progress, setting up on-campus recruiting visits and coordinating summer camps
• Also assisted in player development, working with All-BIG EAST honorees Lazar Hayward, Dominic James, Wesley Matthews, Jerel McNeal and Steve Novak
• Hayward, Matthews and Novak all were either NBA Draft selections or free agents

• Waukesha, Wis., native
• Graduated from Carroll College in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in psychology
• Earned his master's degree in school counseling from Marquette in 2008
• Began his collegiate playing career at the University of Wisconsin in 1999-2000
• Member of the Badgers squad that advanced to the 2000 NCAA Final Four
• Named the 1999 Associated Press Wisconsin High School Player of the Year
• State of Wisconsin Division I high school's (big schools) all-time scoring leader (2123 points)
• Named academic all-state

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