TONY TOMPKINS -ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT KCKCC
Tony Tompkins is beginning his fourth year as the Director of Athletics at KCKCC. Tompkins comes from Judson University where he supervised more than 330 student athletes in 15 sports along with overseeing marketing and fundraising efforts, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, supervising scheduling and eligibility and serving on the Hall of Fame committee.
Tompkins played basketball at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL., from where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Arts degree in 1996. He finished his undergraduate work at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, graduating with a BS in Secondary Education with a special emphasis in History. He received teacher certification the following year and holds a Master’ Degrees in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix in 2003.
Tompkins began his coaching career following his graduation from Missouri Baptist, serving one year each as assistant woman s basketball coach, men’s graduate assistant and junior varsity coach, and assistant men’s basketball coach as well as working as an admissions counselor. Named head men’s coach in 2002, he was selected American Midwest Conference Coach of the year in both 2003-04 and 2004-05. Compiling records of 26-7 and 24-9, his teams won or shared conference championships, qualified for the NAIA national tournament and were ranked No. 16 in the nation in the final ratings both seasons. In five seasons at Missouri Baptist, his teams won 110 games with a 70 percent winning percentage and had four All-Americans and 10 first team all- conference players.
Tompkins later joined Judson University as associate head men’s basketball coach and admission liaison in 2007. His recruitment of 14 players helped Judson win its first Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) championship and first berth in the NAIA Division II national tournament. Elevated to head men’s basketball coach in 2008, Tompkins’ first team compiled a 21-11 record and won a share of the CCAC championship. He followed up the next season winning the conference tournament and qualifying for the NAIA Division II national tournament with a 17-13 record. During his four years as head coach at Judson, Tompkins also served as interim athletic director and assistant athletic director.
“I truly believe in the vision of KCKCC Athletics being competitive both Academically and Athletically. Our department has accomplished some great milestones in a short period of time and there is more to come! We have outstanding coaches, athletic trainers, and support staff to prepare our student-athletes to be successful at the next level.”
Tony Tompkins resides in Kansas City, KS with his wife of 19 years, Heidi, and they have two daughters, Brooke, and Haley, and a son, Samuel.