Austin Hawkins was named the Bryant & Stratton head men's basketball coach in summer of 2019.
The Auburndale, WI native joined the Bobcats coaching staff in spring 2019 serving as the top assistant coach under then head coach Matt Majkrzak.
From 2018-19, Hawkins coached at Quincy University under second-year coach Ryan Hellenthal. He was hired as the youngest head assistant in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC).
Prior to Quincy, Hawkins served as a graduate assistant at Winona State University (NCAA DII) in Minnesota for Todd Eisner. In his lone season with the Warriors, they saw an eight-win turnaround at 19-10. In his time at Winona, Hawkins was instrumental in the development of All-NSIC selections Caleb Wagner and Tommy Gathje.
Hawkins played basketball at Concordia College (NCAA DIII) in Moorhead, MN under legendary head coach Rich Glas while earning a bachelor's degree in communication.
He is also pursuing a Master's Degree in Education Leadership.