IBCA Hall of Fame

Bob Ociepka

Name: Bob Ociepka

Year Inducted: 2016

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) St. Mel High School
Quincy College

(Chicago) Gordon Tech High School

(Elmhurst) York High School

NBA--Pacers, Bulls, Clippers

 

Biography:

Bob was a standout player at (Chicago) St. Mel High School before moving to Quincy College (now Quincy University) where he was the team captain during his senior season.  His 40-year coaching career Includes 25 seasons in the NBA.  He coached with a number of teams, most notably the Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Clippers.  Bob was an assistant coach for nine years at (Chicago) Gordon Tech High School.  He then was the head coach there posting a 128-43 record with a 1980 trip to the Elite eight.  He was then head coach at (Elmhurst) York High School.  Additionally, he has authored 2 books on the game of basketball.