UIC begins its 41st season of women's basketball on Saturday
After concluding his first year with the Flames, Marc Lowe possess more than 20 years of knowledge and coaching experience.
Prior to UIC, Lowe worked as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Jackson State Tigers women's basketball team. Prior to his time in Mississippi, Lowe served as an assistant coach and junior college recruiting coordinator for the Bradley University women's team. While working at Bradley, Lowe was primarily responsible for the recruitment of three All-Missouri Valley Conference players, two All-Defensive Team players, two Defensive Players of the Year and one All-Tournament player.
Prior to a stop at Missouri University of Science & Technology as a men's assistant coach from 2000-2005, Lowe served as an assistant coach for the men's squad at Western Illinois from 1995-2000 where he mentored 12 All-Conference players. During his first three years in Macomb, Ill., Lowe's stint overlapped with UIC head coach Regina Miller, who served as the head women's basketball coach of the Leathernecks from 1992-98.
The Topeka, Kan. native began coaching in the women's game as the interim head coach at Allen County Community College during the 1994-95 season. Lowe also served as a men's assistant coach from 1993-95 at Allen County. From 1991-93, Lowe served as the director of basketball where he played for two seasons, the University of Alaska, Anchorage (1984-86). Lowe graduated from Missouri Valley College in 1990 with a degree in physical education.
"Marc's deep roots in the Midwest, particularly in Illinois, are a key component of our recruiting strategy," said Miller. "He's also a proven assistant with great experience in developing strong post players.