Jerry Krause has been an impactful leader on and off the court throughout his career. He spent 17 seasons as the head coach at Eastern Washington from 1967-85, winning 262 games and overseeing the Eagles’ transitions from the NAIA to NCAA Division II and ultimately to Division I. Krause later spent 20 years in operations roles at Gonzaga, helping build the program into a national power. He has been a pioneer in basketball research and coaching education, for which he was honored with the NABC Guardians of the Game Award for Advocacy in 2003. Krause is also a former member of the NABC Board of Directors and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee, and was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 2000.
National Basketball Hall of Fame Selection Committee
National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Board of Directors
NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee
NABC Research Chairman
NAIA Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame
National Association for Sport and Physical Education Hall of Fame