Jordan Strom
Head Men's Basketball Coach

Jordan Strom enters his sixth year as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at his alma mater and seventh year overall as a Head Coach. In 2019-20, his first year as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at MCC, the Thunder finished 19-11 winning the Midwest Christian College Conference and the NCCAA Southwest Region titles while finishing the pandemic shortened season as the #2 seed at the NCCAA National Tournament. In 2020-21, the Thunder repeated as Midwest Christian College Conference Champions and claimed the Conference Tournament Championship along with an Elite 8 appearance at the NCCAA DII National Tournament. The Thunder finished 18-11 overall and fifth in the final NCCAA DII Coaches Poll of 2021. The 2021-22 version of the Thunder finished the season 24-9 and 11-1 in conference play winning both the regular season and conference tournament titles. MCC would advance to their fourth NCCAA Final 4 in school history and finished #3 in the final NCCAA Coaches Poll. In 2022-2023, MCC finished the season 25-10 along with a perfect 12-0 in conference play winning the fourth straight regular season and third straight tournament titles and making a run all the way to the NCCAA DII National Championship game. In year five of the Strom era, MCC finished the season at 17-13 and 12-0 in conference play winning the regular season title for the fifth consecutive season. Strom won his 100th career game at MCC on February 16th in a win over Calvary University.

Before his return to MCC, Strom served in the same role from 2017-2019 at Dallas Christian College. In his first year as the Head Coach at DCC, the Crusaders made a big leap forward improving their win total by 16 games finishing the year 18-9 and qualifying for the 2018 NCCAA National Tournament where they made an Elite 8 run and finished 5th in the nation. Strom has been named the NCCAA Southwest Region Coach of the Year in 2018, 2020 and 2022. 

In seven seasons as a Head Coach, Strom has an overall record of 129-80 along with a 51-3 record in conference play. His teams have been to 5 NCCAA National Tournaments with 5 Elite Eight trips and 2 Final Four appearances with 1 trip to the National Championship game. His teams have won 5 regular season conference titles, 3 conference tournament titles and 1 NCCAA Region Championship. Strom has coached 10 Academic All-Americans, 5 NCCAA All-Americans, 12 NCCAA All-Region players, 1 Southwest Region MVP, 16 All-Conference players and 4 Midwest Christian College Conference MVP winners.

Coach Strom also serves as the Vice President for Student Life at MCC and earned his B.S. in Christian Education from MCC in 2011 and his M.S. in College Student Personnel/Academic Advising from Kansas State University in 2016. Jordan and his wife, Becca, live in Manhattan with their eleven year old daughter, Harper and their ten year old son, Pierce.