Jim Sigona, Head Men's Basketball Coach
Coach Sigona kicks off his 29th season as the head men’s basketball coach at Collin College, where he has won over 500 games and averaged 20 wins per season. During his career at Collin, over 120 Cougars have gone on to play for four-year colleges and more than 35 have played professionally.
Before coming to Collin in 1988, Coach Sigona was an assistant at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY under John Beilein, current head coach at Michigan University. Prior to LeMoyne, He was an assistant coach at Potsdam College where the team finished as the undefeated NCAA Division III National Champions. Before Potsdam, Sigona was also one of New York’s youngest head college coaches as he took the reigns at Cayuga Community College at 23 years old in his hometown of Auburn, NY.
Coach Sigona earned his Associates Degree in Business Administration from Cayuga Community College where he was an All-Region basketball player and member of the golf team. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Potsdam College where he was a two year starter and the team finished number two in the nation his junior year. He received his Master’s of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A&M Commerce.
Coach Sigona also serves as a full-time PHED faculty member at Collin. He and his wife, Kandi, live in Plano with their three kids Vincent, Emilia and Luciana.
COACHING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Collin (1988 – Current)
- 29th season as Head Coach of Collin College
- Only Head Coach in program history
- Won 500th game at Collin in 2014
- NTJCAC Coach of the Year four times
- Teams earned 10 years of national ranking
- 2003-04 team finished with a number 2 national ranking
- Won 4 conference championships
- Averaged 20 wins per season
- Coached over 90 All Conference, 30 All Region, 3 NJCCA All Americans and 7 Academic All Americans
- Over 120 Collin players have gone on to four year colleges, including: Texas, Oregon, Virginia, South Carolina, Long Beach State, Sam Houston, TCU, SMU, Commerce, Midwestern and many more.
- Over 35 players have played professional basketball
LeMoyne College (1986-88)
- Assistant at LeMoyne College under John Beilein, current head coach at Michigan University. The team made their first ever NCAA Division National Tournament appearance in the 1987-88 season.
Potsdam College (1985-86)
- Assistant Coach under Jerry Welsh
- Undefeated NCAA Division III National Champions
Cayuga Community College (1984-85)
- Head Coach at 23 years old
- Coached 2 All Conference players and 1 All Region
Potsdam College (1981-83)
Cayuga Community College (1979-81)
Andrew Bohannon, Assistant Coach
Andrew Bohannon is in his second year as assistant coach at Collin County. Prior to coaching at Collin, Andrew was an assistant at A&M Commerce, where he helped win a conference championship and national tournament bid. In his two years at Commerce, the Lions won over 50 games and were ranked in the top 25 multiple times. Before A&M Commerce he worked for the Lamar Cardinals during the 2012-2013 season under Pat Knight, son of hall of fame coach Bob Knight. Before that, he was a manager at Collin County for two years. During those two years the Cougars were nationally ranked and had multiple players who have gone on to play at the NCAA and professional level. Andrew is from Allen, Texas and is a 2010 graduate of Allen High School.
Samuel Coleman, Assistant Coach
Sammy Coleman is in his first year as assistant coach at Collin County. Prior to coaching at Collin, Sammy was the head coach of the Arkansas Blue chips, an AAU boys basketball team for two years. During those years he coached and trained several college and professional players. Before that he was the student assistant at University of Arkansas at Little Rock for five years. During those five years the Little Rock won three conference division season championships, one conference tournament championship, and made a NCAA tournament appearance. Sammy is from Lonoke, Arkansas and is a 2007 graduate of Lonoke High School.