Greg Eckman enters his fourth season as head coach at Johnson State College. During the 2013-14 season Eckman and the Badgers finished 7-19 overall and 7-11 in the conference making his third season his most successful.
Coach Eckman served as assistant coach for the Johnson men’s basketball team under head coach Michael Osborne for five seasons from 2006-07 to 2010-11. He served double-duty during the 2010-11 season as he worked as the assistant to head women's basketball coach Dale Tatro as well.
Prior to Johnson, Eckman was a standout high school player at Eisenhower High School in Macomb, Michigan earning a full scholarship to NCAA Division II Michigan Technical University in Houghton, Michigan. During his career at Michigan Tech Eckman helped the Huskies to a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division Championship as a sophomore and a pair of NCAA Division II National Tournament appearances and in both instances advancing to the Great Lakes Region Semifinal. He ranks seventh all-time at Michigan Tech in games played with 117 while scoring 420 career points and grabbing 358 career rebounds.
Eckman was named the team’s Most Improved Player as a sophomore and earned Harold Meese Sportsmanship Award as a senior. Eckman graduated from Michigan Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a concentration in Industrial Marketing and Management.
Coach Eckman, originally from Macomb, Michigan, resides in Westford, Vermont with his wife Chantal, son Mason, and daughter Borja.