Justin Van Kooten

Justin Van Kooten enters his second season with the Skyforce and first as director of basketball operations after serving as basketball operations assistant in 2012-13.

Van Kooten served as head and assistant coach for the Southwest Minnesota Stars AAU basketball program and also assisted with the Roosevelt High School basketball program in the summers of 2011 and 2012. He was an assistant varsity and head junior varsity coach at Baltic High School during the 2011-12 season. A four-year member of the basketball team at Dordt College, Van Kooten is also a part-time basketball specialist at Sanford POWER TIBBS Basketball Academy.

The Pella, Iowa native graduated from Dordt in May of 2010 with a bachelorís degree in Business Administration.