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Beavers: Majkrzak joins BSU men's basketball staff

BEMIDJI -- Matt Majkrzak has been hired as an assistant basketball coach for the BSU men's team, completing a staff that includes head coach Mike Boschee and assistant Ryan Montgomery.

"We are very excited to add Matt to our coaching staff," Boschee said. "He is a good, young coach with experiences that will allow him to bring some new ideas and energy into his role here at Bemidji State."

Majkrzak will work in all phases of the program with focus on recruiting, individual player development, game preparation, assisting the strength and conditioning coach, team travel, academic progress, camp organization and instruction and community engagement.

While a graduate assistant at Chadron State, Majkrzak helped coordinate the recruiting efforts for the 2013 and 2014 classes, coached the post players, prepared and presented scouting reports, oversaw seven student-athletes' academic progress and prepared video on Eagles' players and opponents. He also performed administrative duties, which included travel, expense reports, team meals, recruit mailings, film exchange and practice times. Majkrzak helped organized a youth tournament and CSC men's basketball camps.

Prior to his time at CSC, Majkrzak served as a student assistant for four seasons at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. During his junior and senior years, he supervised a group of eight managers. His weekly duties included assisting with scouting reports, organization of team uniforms and equipment and assisting the director of basketball operations. In-game, Majkrzak was responsible for the matchup board and collaborating with coaches on matchups and strategies. He also coordinated the filming of games and practices.

A native of Elkhart Lake, Wis., Majkrzak earned a bachelor's degree in business management at UW-Green Bay and a master's degree in organizational management with an emphasis in sports at Chadron State.