CHICAGO – Marist High School Alumnus Brian Hynes has been hired to lead the Catholic High School Boys Basketball Program for 2021-2022. Hynes is an experienced coach and wealth management professional.
Hynes, who graduated from Marist in 1986, served as an assistant boys basketball coach at Marist from 2007 to 2018, developing dynamic and motivating hands-on activities for student-athletes, devising defensive strategies and analyzing opponents to ensure a match. winner. plan. He is also dedicated to the holistic development of student-athletes, ensuring their academic progress, their involvement in the school community and their commitment to the family.
“Brian brings a rich experience not only to the game but also with Marist,” Marist sports director Eric Simpson said in a press release. “He has a deep history with Marist and I have no doubts that he will bring energy and passion to the program and to the players.”
Outside of Marist, Hynes is a partner of Koszut, Hynes & Shannon Wealth and Investment Services, providing analysis and recommendations for client portfolios. He is a former member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Hynes is vice president of Weish4Ever, which supports young people battling cancer and honors the late Andrew Weishar.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to be back at Marist and to have the chance to lead such a dynamic program,” said Hynes. “I learned from the best trainer in the state [former Marist head coach] Gene Nolan ’92. I look forward to passing this knowledge on to our current and future players. ”
As Hynes and Nolan trained together, Marist’s program had the best streak in school history, qualifying twice for the section finals and winning three regional titles.
Former Marist player Lexus Williams ’13 and Jeff Delaney, both Division I athletes, will serve as assistant coaches. Hynes is also a relative of two former Marists. Marist participates in the Catholic Conference of the Eastern Suburbs.