Stephen Groves | Assistant Coach
Year Started at Greenville College: 2011
Areas of Responsibility
Classes Taught: Developmental Math, College Algebra and Trigonometry, Intuitive Calculus, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, Geometry for Elementary School Teachers
Basketball Responsibilities: Head assistant for varsity team, recruiting coordinator, budget and travel planning.
Stephen Groves, assistant men's basketball coach, was born and raised in Greenville where he attended high school from 2002-06 playing football and basketball. Groves continued his basketball career at Greenville College from 2006-10 and was named varsity captain his senior year.
He graduated from Greenville College in 2010 with a 4.0 GPA in mathematics education. During his senior year, he was selected to represent Greenville College as the school’s Lincoln Laureate, an award for academic and extra curricular excellence, given to one student at each college and university in the state of Illinois.
In 2011, he became a graduate assistant for the men’s basketball team at Greenville while pursuing a master’s degree in education.
Beginning in 2013, he took on a full-time position at Greenville consisting of assistant coaching for the men’s basketball team and teaching assignments in the mathematics department. During the summers he serves as director of conference services, overseeing camp groups that use the college facilities.
Stephen married his wife Kelsey, a fellow Greenville graduate, in the summer of 2010. His wife Kelsey held offices on campus in both admissions and student development before leaving work to stay home with their first child, Camden, born in March 2016.
Andrew Scott | Assistant Coach
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Kevin Cochrane | Assistant Coach
Kevin Cochrane, assistant men's basketball coach, joined the GC Men's Basketball program in 2011 after his retirement from over thirty years in public education, most recently as Principal at Greenville High School.
During his career in education he taught physical education, social studies, psychology and sociology from levels K-12. His coaching experience included football, baseball, track and 15 years coaching basketball at both the high school and junior high levels.
A graduate of Illinois State University, he lettered in baseball four years and met his wife Velma while a student. He also received his MS from SIUE in Educational Administration.
Originally a Chicago native, growing up on the south side, Coach Cochrane has a deep appreciation for Illinois' great basketball history and is thrilled to be a part of helping add to that history as part of Coach Barber's staff. He especially enjoys working with the incoming freshmen and members of the JV team, building relationships with them and helping them grow and improve both on and off the court.
Coach Cochrane and his wife Velma (Keeton of Pocahontas, IL) have 3 adult daughters, Sarah, Rebecca, and Katie and six grandchildren.