|Title:||Head Men's Basketball Coach|
Cody Ball is entering his first season as the head coach of the Sheridan College Generals. Ball served as an assistant at SC for five years prior to being named the head coach in June. Ball served as an assistant coach for two seasons at Region IX opponent Northwest College in Powell, WY, prior to moving to Sheridan. He spent the 2011-12 season as an assistant coach for the Mount Marty College Lancers men’s basketball team in Yankton, SD.
During his five years as an assistant under Matt Hammer, the Generals compiled a 108-53 record, including 82-18 the past three seasons. The 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons were among some of the best seasons in Sheridan College. The 2017-18 team finished with a 28-5 record, won the Region IX North Regular Season Championship, reached as high as #13 in NJCAA national ranking, and did not lose a game in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The 2018-19 Generals finished with a 31-4 record, earned an at-large bid to the NJCAA national tournament, won a share of the Region IX North Regular Season Championship, hosted the Region IX tournament, and reached as high as #5 in the NJCAA national rankings.
Cody grew up in Evanston, Wyoming, and was a member of the 2004 Wyoming 4A state championship basketball team that had a 23-2 record. He began his college career at Montana State University-Northern, and was a member of the 2007-08 Frontier Conference regular season co-champions. Ball then transferred to Northwest College for the 2008-09 season. He finished his career playing his final two years at Mount Marty College. Cody was a team captain during his senior season.
Ball graduated from Northwest College with an Associate of Arts in General Studies, and a coaching certification. He then graduated from Mount Marty College with a Bachelor of Arts in English writing, a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, and a minor in psychology. Ball was named to the NAIA Academic All-American team after his senior season. Cody recently earned a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Wyoming. He served as the Director of Dual Credit Programs for the Northern Wyoming Community College District during his five seasons as an assistant at Sheridan. Cody’s wife, Amanda, is a 3rd grade teacher.