Longtime Matador Assistant Kyle Isaacs was named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Arizona Western College on April 29th, 2021.
Isaacs spent twelve years in Yuma as an assistant, first under Kelly Green and then on the bench for the past decade next to Charles Harral. . With Arizona Western, Isaacs has been a part of 293 wins, 3 ACCAC Championships, 5 Region I Championships, and 1 District Championship leading to an NJCAA National Tournament appearance.
Isaacs has helped recruit and mentor ten NJCAA All-Americans and two ACCAC Player of the Year recipients over his twelve years and been instrumental in the academic and social success of the program.
Isaacs has taught in AWC’s Physical Education and Wellness Department for the past 12 years. Isaacs earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science in 2007 and his Master’s Degree in Sports Management in 2009 from Texas Tech University. During his Undergrad and Grad school, Isaacs was a student manager and grad assistant coach for legendary Coach Bob Knight.
Isaacs and wife, Violeta, reside in Yuma with their daughters Valeria and Giselle.