|Title:||Assistant Athletics Director|
|College:||Fort Lewis College (1978)|
The past three seasons have been one milestone after another for
Bokosky and the Panthers. None was more significant than the
Chapman men reaching the NCAA Division III tournament in 2010 for
the first time in school history and snapping a 26-year postseason
absence. But they followed that up in 2011 by tying the
single-season record with 25 wins (last accomplished in 1935-36)
and another berth in the NCAA tournament, advancing to the second
In 2010, Bokosky became the first Chapman coach to reach 300 career head coaching victories. He is the school's all-time winningest head coach - a history that spans nearly 90 years. His 344-144 record over 19 seasons, includes a 73-10 mark over the past three years.
"Bo" has guided Chapman to six straight 20-win seasons and 18 consecutive winning seasons. Bokosky is also in his 10th year serving as an Assistant Athletic Director at Chapman.
Prior to Chapman, Bokosky served as an assistant coach in the Big West at Cal State Fullerton and U.C. Irvine where he recruited and coached future NBA players Scott Brooks, Tom Tolbert, Bruce Bowan, Bob Thornton and Johnny Rogers.
A native of Orange County, Bokosky graduated from Santa Ana Valley High and played at Riverside and Saddleback Community Colleges before transferring to Fort Lewis College in Colorado where he received his bachelor’s degree in history in 1978. Bokosky then earned his master’s degree in education from Cal State Los Angeles in 1983. He and his wife, Neddie, currently reside in Orange with their two daughters, Tara and Karly.