ECI Basketball

Coaches

STAFF FOR 2017


Lucas Moormann (Director / 17U)

  • 2002-2003 – Played for Dickinson High School State Class A Champions
  • 2003-2004 – North Dakota Mr. Basketball & Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2004-2009 – Played at North Dakota State University
  • 2008-2009 – Won Summit League Championship at NDSU
  • 2008-2009 – Competed in the NCAA National Tournament (Vs. Kansas)
  • 2009 – Present -Assistant Coach – Bismarck Century High School
  • 2010-2011 – Assistant Coach ND Class A State Champions – Bismarck Century
  • 2010 – Present -Director/Coach of ECI Basketball

 


Travis Hoeg (Coach:17u Prospects/Selects)

  • 1996-2007 – 8th Grade Coach – Agassiz Middle School
  • 2007-2012 – 8th Grade Coach – Ben Franklin Middle School
  • 2012-2015 – Assistant Coach – Fargo North High School
  • 2015-Present – 8th Grade Basketball Coach – Ben Franklin Middle School
  • 2015-Present – Owner/Lead Trainer – The EDGE Basketball Training Institute

 


Lewis Grant (Coach/ 16U Prospects )

  • 2003-2005 – Played for Eastbourne Park College (UK)
  • 2004-2005 – Played for East Suussex County squad (UK)
  • 2005 – Selected for the England National Team Training Squad
  • 2006-2008 – Played for Lake Region State College, Winning Mon-Dak Conference both seasons
  • 2011-2013 – Assistant Coach at West Fargo High School
  • 2013-2014 – Freshman Coach at West Fargo Sheyenne
  • 2014- Present – Sophomore Coach/Varsity Assistant at West Fargo Sheyenne
  • 2014-Present – Coach ECI Basketball

 


Karl Sorby (Coach/ 16U Prospects )

  • 2004-2008 – Played basketball and football at Valley City High School
  • 2010-2013 – Student Assistant Coach – Valley City State University
  • 2013-2016 – Graduate Assistant Coach – University of Mary
  • 2016-2017 – Assistant Coach – Valley City State University

 


Andrew Kozlowski (Coach/15U Prospects)

  • 2010-2014 – Played Basketball at Fargo Davies High School
  • 2010-2014 – All-EDC Team
  • 2010-2014 – Broke High School Records for most points (1630), most field goals (624), most rebounds (560), most steals (147), and most assists (381) for Fargo Davies
  • 2013-2014 – Played for ECI 17U Prospects and finished Runner-Up to MN Fury in Sanford Pentagon Tournament Series
  • 2013-2014 – ND Boys Basketball State Champion
  • 2013-2014 – Second Team All-State
  • 2013-2014 – ND Lions All-Star
  • 2016-Present – Coach ECI Basketball

 

STAFF FOR 2017 CONT.


Sam Sussenguth (Coach: 17U Selects/Prospects)

  • 2001-2004 – Played AAU Basketball for MN Select
  • 2002-2005 – Graduated from Willmar High School ..Three-time all-conference and two-time all-state honorable mention…
  • 2005-2010 – Played at North Dakota State University
  • 2006-07 Season (Freshman) – Named to the Division I independent all-academic team.
  • 2007-08 Season (Sophomore) – Named to the NABC Honors Court, Summit League Winter/Spring All-Academic Team, and Summit League Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.
  • 2008-09 Season (Junior) – Named to the Summit League Winter/Spring All-Academic Team and Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence. Won the Summit League Championship and played against Kansas in the NCAA Tournament
  • 2009-2010 Season (Senior) – Named to the Summit League Winter/Spring All-Academic Team and Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence
  • 2016-Present – Coach ECI Basketball

 


Ryan Petersen (Coach/16U Selects)

  • 2007-2010 – Played basketball and football at Roseau High School
  • 2010-2012 – Played college basketball at Hibbing Community College
  • 2013- 2015 – Fargo Fire Youth Basketball head coach
  • 2014- 2015 – Freshman coach at West Fargo Sheyenne High School
  • 2015-Present– Head Girls Basketball Coach at Hancock High School in Hancock, MN
  • 2015- Present – Coach ECI Basketball

 


Jacoby Lloyd (Coach/ 14U Prospects)

  • 2005-2007 – Played basketball at Bismarck High School
  • 2007-2008 – Played basketball at University of Mary
  • 2009-Present – Assistant coach at Century High School
  • 2015-Present – Coach ECI Basketball

 

Matt Petersen (Assistant Coach for All Teams )

  • 2004-2007 – Played basketball at Roseau High School
  • 2007-2009 – Played basketball at Itasca Community College
  • 2009-2011 –Student Assistant at Concordia College for Men’s Basketball
  • 2011-2016– Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Concordia College (Recruiting Coordinator as well)
  • 2015-Present – ECI Assistant Coach

 


Jordan Williams (2017 Fill-In Coach)

  • 2003-2005 – Played basketball at Mandan High School
  • 2005-2007 – Played Basketball at Mayville State University
  • 2008-2010 – Assistant Coach at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM)
  • 2010-Present – Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Century High School
  • 2012-2015 – Coach ECI Basketball

 

PREVIOUS COACHES

Joe Kittell (Previous Director / Coach)

2002-2006 – Student Assistant Coach – North Dakota State University
2006-2007 – Assistant Coach – Mayville State University
2007 – NAIA National Runner-Ups
2007-2008 – Assistant Coach – North Dakota State College of Science
2008-2009 – Assistant Coach – Breckenridge High School
2009-2010 – Video Coordinator – Colorado State University
2006-2012 – Coach & Director – ECI Basketball
2010 – Founded the ECI Prospects
2010-2013 – Assistant Coach – Gillette College
2013-2015- Head Coach at Lake Region State College
2015-Present- Head Coach at University of Mary


Tim Brandt (Coach/ 16U Prospects)

  • 2001-2003 – Played basketball at Minot High School
  • 2003-2007 – Played Basketball at Minot State University
  • 2008-2010 – Assistant Coach at Minot State University
  • 2010-2011 -JV Coach at Surrey High School
  • 2011-2012-Sophomore Coach at Fargo North
  • 2013-Present– JV Coach at West Fargo Sheyenne
  • 2014-Present– Coach ECI Basketball

Bud Etzold (Coach/ 17 Selects)

2002-2004 – Played Basketball and Football at Bismarck High School (2003 Football Runner-Up and 2004 Basketball Runner-Up)
2007-2009 – Played Wide Reciever at Jamestown College (1st Team DAC All-Conferece)
2009 – Signed to play arena football in IFL for Billings Outlaws but decided to focus on teaching and coaching instead
2009-2010 – Varsity Assistant Football Coach at Bismarck High (State Champions)
2009-2010 – Freshman Boys Basketball Coach at Century High School
2010-2011 – Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach at Hazen High School
2011-2012 – Varsity Assistant and Freshman Boys Basketball at Jamestown High School
2012-2014 – Varsity Assisstant Football Coach for DeLaSalle High School (Minneapolis, MN) and 8th grade basketball coach at Our Lady Grace
2014-2015 – Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball Coach for Holy Angels in Richfield, MN
2013-2015 -Coach ECI Basketball

Calvin Kraft (Coach/ 16 Selects)

2002-2006 -Played for Central Cass High School (2 Time All-State)
2007-2011 -Played at Valley City State University (2 Time DAC All-Conference)
2011-2012 – Head Boys Basketball Coach at Gackle-Streeter/Medina)
2012-Present – Head Boys Basketball Coach at Enderlin High School
2013 -Coach ECI Basketball

Dan Tharp (Previous Coach)

2008-2011 – Student Assistant Coach – North Dakota State University
2009 – Summit League Championship
2009 – NCAA National Tournament appearance
2011-2012 – Coach – ECI Basketball
2011-2013 – Student Assistant Coach – University of South Dakota
2013-2014 – Assistant Coach at Jamestown College

2014-Present- Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Clarendon College (TX)

Travis Kraft (Tournament Coordinator)

1996 & 1997 – Played for MPCG High School State Class B Champions
1999 – North Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year
1999-2001 – Played at the University of South Carolina
2001-2003 – Played at North Dakota State University
2006-2012 – ECI Basketball

Dan Hodgson (Founded ECI in 2004)


Andy Nagel (Coach/ 16 Selects)

  • 2002-2008 – Played AAU for ASI Midwest Regional Team, Iowa Mavericks, and Martin Brothers out of Iowa
  • 2005-2006 – High School 1st Team All-State and Conference, named All Tournament Team, and Iowa Class 2A State Runner Up
  • 2006-2007 – High School 1st Team All-State and Conference
  • 2007-2008 – High School 1st Team All-State and Conference and Iowa Class 2A State Runner Up
  • 2004-2008 – Broke High School records for most games played, points scored, and rebounds
  • 2008-2012 – Played college basketball at North Dakota State University
  • 2014 – Present- Coach for ECI Basketball

ECi Spring preview

ECI Spring Preview 2017

ECI Brochure