Title: College Coach
Company: University of Denver
Location: Englewood, Colorado, United States
Bacari T. Alexander, College Coach at the University of Denver, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in basketball coaching.
Growing up, Mr. Alexander found a love for sports. Upon spending several years of his youth under the poverty line, he dedicated much of his time to athletics in order to earn a college scholarship. After many years of perfecting his basketball skills, he achieved his goal and earned a Bachelor of Science in administration and finance from the University of Detroit Mercy. Mr. Alexander went on to attain a position in community relations for the NBA Detroit Pistons. From there, he was recruited for the Harlem Globetrotters. While working with the team, he performed in more than 398 shows in 13 countries across the globe. In 2019, Mr. Alexander became a college coach at the University of Denver, where he continues to excel in the role today. As of 2020, he has helped more than 400 individuals earn degrees and become professionals in the sports industry.
Outside of his primary endeavors, Mr. Alexander has served as the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) (1999) as well as a member of the President’s Student Advisory Board (1999) at the University of Detroit Mercy. As a testament to his professional success, in 2015, the Bleacher Report Magazine nominated him for the Top Assistant Coaches. Throughout his career, Mr. Alexander has won two basketball championships, as well as the 2012 Big 10 regular-season championship and the 2014 Big 10 regular-season championship. In 2013, at the University of Michigan, Mr. Alexander helped coach the team to a final four as well as being the National runner-up. He maintains affiliation with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to remain updated on changes in the industry. Looking toward the future, Mr. Alexander wants to successfully usher the University of Denver to a conference championship and achieve a 100 percent graduation rate. Likewise, he is excited to see his son earn a Baccalaureate degree from his alma mater.
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