Josh Eilert enters his sixth season as the video coordinator for the West Virginia men’s basketball program. He came to WVU from Kansas State, where he served as a graduate assistant at Kansas State under Bob Huggins in 2006-07.
Since coming to West Virginia in 2007, the Mountaineers have won the 2010 Big East Championship and have earned five NCAA tournament appearances, including the 2010 Final Four.
While at Kansas State, Eilert assisted the coaching staff with the day-to-day internal operations of the basketball program, including self-scout and opponent scouting, coordination of on-campus recruiting, film exchange, travel arrangements and special projects. Eilert also served as the assistant camp director of the Bob Huggins basketball camps. Prior to Kansas State, Eilert was a loan officer at Community National Bank in Seneca, Kan.
Eilert played two seasons of basketball at Kansas State from 2002-04 after transferring from Cloud County Community College, where he was a two-year letterman and one-year starter.
He was a first team all-Big 12 academic selection as a senior and four times was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Eilert was honored with the Keith Amerson Academic Award in 2004. While at Cloud County, he earned KJCAA Academic All-America honors as a sophomore.
A native of Osborne, Kan., Eilert earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Kansas State in 2004. He earned his master’s degree in College Student Personnel/Intercollegiate Athletics from Kansas State in 2007.
Eilert and his wife, Brandi, reside in Morgantown. They have a son, Brendan, and a daughter, Emri.