Career Coaches


Brian Cupples

Year Inducted: 2022

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Normal West High School
(Ottawa) Marquette High School
Newark High School
Rantoul High School

Biography: Brian racked up 373 victories in 28 seasons of coaching, including 25 as a varsity head coach. His longest stint was at Normal West High School, where he won 256 games from 2002-2019.  During his time there, he led Normal West to 4 IHSA Regional titles.  Brian was an IBCA District Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2013. He previously coached at Ottawa Marquette, Newark and Rantoul High Schools. Brian has been an active member of the IBCA Board of Directors for many years.