Kirk Walker, a legendary high school coach in Iowa and women’s assistant coach at Briar Cliff, has accepted an assistant coach position on the Omaha women’s basketball coaching staff.
Head Coach Brittany
Lange announced his hiring on Tuesday. Walker joins Lange and assistants
Lee Aduddell and Rodney Rogan on the UNO staff. Former assistant and
director of operations Elisha Turek left to pursue a career outside of
Walker began at Briar Cliff in 2011-12 as assistant coach for the women’s basketball team and oversaw the junior varsity team.
Walker also led the Sioux City North girls’ basketball program to two
state championships in 10 seasons as head coach after taking over in
2001 and compiled more than 300 career wins as a high school head coach.
Sioux City North won Class 4A state championships in 2007 and 2009. His
teams won or shared seven Missouri River Activities Conference
championships and played in eight regional finals.