May 29, 2014
Banks Joins IUPUI Women's Basketball Staff
IUPUI head women's basketball coach Austin Parkinson announced today that Janese Banks will be joining the IUPUIwomen's basketball staff as an assistant coach.
Banks makes her way back to Indianapolis following two seasons as an assistant at Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Banks is originally from Indianapolis and played at Ben Davis High School where she was the Gatorade State Player of the Year, an Indiana All-Star and an All-State selection in 2004 under the direction of former IUPUI assistant coach Stan Benge.
"We are thrilled to be able to welcome Janese back home to Indianapolis and into our IUPUI basketball family. After a tremendous playing career, Janese has established herself in the coaching ranks as a tireless worker, an excellent builder of relationships and a great role model for young women," Parkinson said. "She is an ideal fit for our staff because of her competitive nature and passion for the game of basketball."