|College:||Fort Lewis College (1978)|
Under Bokosky, the Panthers have had 20-straight winning seasons, including seven 20-win campaigns. In 2010, the Panthers reached the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in school history and snapped a 26-year postseason absence with a 24-3 season. They followed that up in 2011 by tying the school's single-season record with 25 wins (last accomplished in 1935-36) and another berth in the NCAA tournament, advancing to the second round.
The school's all-time winningest head coach - a history that spans over 90 years - he became the first coach in school history to reach 300 head coaching wins. In 2009-10 and '10-11, he was named Coach of the Year by the Association of Division III Independents. His 375-163 record over 21 seasons, includes a 104-29 mark over the past five years.
Bokosky has had six players named to All-West Region teams and another 10 have earned Academic All-District VIII honors - three earning Academic All-America.
Bokosky is also in his 12th 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.