Brady Morningstar - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Brady Morningstar

TITLE Video Coordinator
PHONE 864-3056

Bio

Former Kansas guard and national champion Brady Morningstar joined the Jayhawks staff as video coordinator in August 2021.

Morningstar came to Kansas from Kansas City Kansas Community College where he was an assistant coach for the two seasons under head coach Brandon Burgette. In 2019-20, KCKCC won the regular-season conference title and the regional title before pandemic ended the year. Prior to KCKCC, Morningstar spent time at Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth, Texas, where he was an assistant coach for two seasons under head coach Brennen Shingleton. In 2018, Wesleyan advanced to the NAIA Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri, after winning the regular-season conference title.

Morningstar graduated from Kansas in 2010 after spending five seasons with the Jayhawks. He was a part of KU’s 2008 National Championship team, while also helping the Jayhawks to three NCAA Elite Eights, four NCAA Sweet 16’s, five Big 12 regular-season titles, and four Big 12 Tournament championships.

During his time at Kansas, he played in 116 games and made 68 starts. He was an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection and was named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team his senior season.  He also received numerous academic honors, including Academic All-Big 12 Second Team and multiple appearances on the Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s honor rolls.

Following his career at Kansas, Morningstar played two seasons in the NBA D League, spending time with the Tulsa 66ers (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Canton Chargers (Cleveland Cavaliers).  He then played several seasons overseas in Finland, Germany and Argentina, before beginning his coaching career.

Morningstar is the son of Roger Morningstar who played on KU’s Big Eight Conference regular-season title teams in 1973-74 and 1974-75. The 1974 Jayhawks advanced to the Final Four. Brady’s two sisters, Jamie and Linsey, played volleyball at Kansas.